5 things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

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A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday:

DEFENSE GETS ITS TURN IN TRIAL OF MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING COUPLE FOUND BURIED IN HIS YARD

Hugo Selenski is charged with strangling a northeastern Pennsylvania pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend, whose bodies were among at least five found on the defendant's property more than a decade ago.


GOV. TOM WOLF NOMINATES TWO FOR VACANCIES ON STATE SUPREME COURT

Wolf has picked fellow Democrat Ken Gormley, dean of Duquesne University's Law School in Pittsburgh, and Centre County President Judge Thomas Kistler, a Republican. They would replace Chief Justice Ronald Castille, who reached mandatory retirement age and Justice Seamus McCaffery, who resigned last year after being implicated in a pornographic email scandal.


ATTORNEY GENERAL KATHLEEN KANE SAYS SPECIAL PROSECUTOR DOESN'T HAVE LEGAL AUTHORITY

Kane's lawyers say a suburban Philadelphia judge who appointed special prosecutor Thomas Carluccio to look into possible grand jury leaks by her office gave him powers "that were not his to delegate."


ARCHITECT DETAINED MORE THAN 20 HOURS SUING TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

Roger Vanderklok says in his lawsuit that he was wrongfully arrested at Philadelphia International Airport after asking TSA workers how to file a complaint against them. He says a TSA supervisor then lied by accusing Vanderklok of making a threat during the January 2013 security check. Vanderklok was on his way to Miami for a half-marathon and was stopped because his watch and some protein bars were wrapped in a small plastic pipe.


WOLF TO OUTLINE STEPS TO INCREASE GOVERNMENT EFFICIENCY

The new governor is expected to spell out his plan at a news conference this afternoon.

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