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5 stories to follow: Jan. 13

Here's your daily look at five stories to know about today:

5 stories to follow: Jan. 13

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A computer screen dispaly in Atlantic City, N.J., shows the notice that greeted customers visiting the web site of the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, the last day the Atlantic City casino would be open. It was to shut down at 12:01 a.m. Monday, Jan. 13. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
A computer screen dispaly in Atlantic City, N.J., shows the notice that greeted customers visiting the web site of the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, the last day the Atlantic City casino would be open. It was to shut down at 12:01 a.m. Monday, Jan. 13. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

Here's your daily look at five stories to know about today:

1. Casino closure: The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel in Atlantic City closes today. In recent years, Atlantic City casinos have seen a steep decline in revenue. The closure also hits the community hard, with nearly 1,700 people losing their jobs.

2. Golden Globes recap: If you missed last night's ceremony, we have you covered with a full list of winners, photo gallery and more.

3. Reward in DeSean Jackson burglary: Eagles star DeSean Jackson's South Philadelphia home was burglarized, and the wide receiver is offering a $50,000 reward for information that helps police solve the crime.

4. Fire escape collapse: A 22-year-old man was killed and two women were hurt after a fire-escape collapsed at Rittenhouse Square apartment over the weekend.

5. Bridge scandal: New Jersey Democrats are continuing to press for answers about what Gov. Chris Christie knew about the George Washington Bridge lane closures scandal, in which a top aide and appointee schemed to disrupt traffic.

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