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5 stories to follow: Aug. 11

Here's your look at five stories we're following today:

5 stories to follow: Aug. 11

Taney´s players celebrate their 8-0 victory over the Delaware champs and their Little League World Series berth.
Taney's players celebrate their 8-0 victory over the Delaware champs and their Little League World Series berth. MICHAEL BRYANT / Staff

Here's your look at five stories we're following today:

1. Taney's win: The Taney Dragons are headed to the Little League World Series. The Center City team is headed to Williamsport after winning the Mid-Atlantic division on Sunday night.

2. Maccabi Games: Jewish teenagers are in New Jersey this week to compete in the JCC Maccabi Games. More than 1,200 athletes will participate in the Olympic-style event. 

3. Arrest in Pennypack Park death: Christopher Murray has been charged with killing his wife, Constance Murray, whose strangled body was found in Pennypack Park last week in a slaying that rattled their Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood.

4. N.J. bail reform: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is scheduled to sign a bill today to overhaul the state's bail system.

5. Triple killing trial: The trial for Joseph McAndrew Jr., the Upper Merion man accused of killing his parents and twin brother by stabbing them with a sword in 2011, is slated to resume today.

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