- Associated Press - Thursday, October 9, 2014

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

HILLARY CLINTON, NEW JERSEY GOV. CHRIS CHRISTIE JOIN FRAY IN PENNSYLVANIA GOVERNOR’S RACE

Clinton will be campaigning in the Philadelphia area Thursday for Democrat challenger Tom Wolf, while Christie will be joining his counterpart, Gov. Tom Corbett. The Republican incumbent is trying to avoid defeat despite trailing Wolf badly in the polls.

STATE POLICE SAY SUSPECTED ASSASSIN LEFT JOURNAL

Police say Eric Frein provides a “cold-blooded and absolutely chilling account” of the night he opened fire outside a Pennsylvania State Police barracks, killing one trooper and injuring a second last month. Authorities found the multipage journal in a bag of trash at a wooded campsite they believe was used by the 31-year-old suspect.

AMERICAN REVOLUTION MUSEUM BREAKING GROUND IN PHILADELPHIA’S HISTORIC DISTRICT

Journalist Cokie Roberts will speak at Thursday’s ceremony along with dignitaries and other officials.

FORMER AG’S SUPERVISOR RESIGNS LANCASTER COUNTY JOB OVER PORNOGRAPHIC EMAIL SCANDAL

Rick Sheetz, who led the criminal division until Attorney General Kathleen Kane took office early last year, has resigned as a part-time assistant county prosecutor.

FLYERS LOSE NHL OPENER, PENGUINS GET THEIR TURN TONIGHT

Philadelphia lost 2-1 in Boston Wednesday night. Pittsburgh will have a new coach, Mike Johnston, and a new general manager, Jim Rutherford, when they open the season at home tonight against the Anaheim Ducks.

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