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News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia police say the killings of two men whose bodies were found bound and weighted down in a river were drug-related. Police also say they're investigating a possible gang connection to the two killings and the critical wounding of a third man. Authorities say the dead men had their throats slit and had been tortured.

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's auditor general is warning that Scranton's three municipal pension funds will run out of money to pay benefits in a few years. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says the city could be forced to declare bankruptcy within five years unless officials act immediately. The (Scranton) Times-Tribune reports the funds remain in crisis even though the city's payment into them nearly tripled between 2008 and 2013.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Governor Tom Corbett's administration says an announcement could be made soon on the Republican's plan to use billions of federal Medicaid expansion dollars to subsidize private health insurance policies. A state Department of Public Welfare official says negotiations with the federal government are in the final stages.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A girl abducted from a Philadelphia kindergarten and sexually assaulted has testified in a hushed courtroom about her 19-hour-ordeal. The now 7-year-old girl says she thought the woman who took her was her mother because of her head-to-toe Muslim dress and veil. Former day care worker Christina Regusters is the only person charged in the case.

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