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Philly daily roundup: Bucks woman who wanted to shoot Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges, Phillies lose & more

Nick Fiorellini

There’s a lot going on in the world. Here are 5 of today’s biggest stories about the Philadelphia area.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Hello, Philadelphia!

Today is Wednesday, September 29. Let’s check out Philadelphia’s biggest stories of the day.

A Doylestown woman who said she wanted to shoot Pelosi ‘in the friggin’ brain’ pleaded guilty to Capitol riot charges

Dawn Bancroft called her remark a “stupid comment” and said she didn’t mean to threaten the House Speaker. A federal judge questioned whether she was getting off too lightly with a misdemeanor plea.

Phillies’ playoff hopes take a hit as a ninth-inning rally falls short in a 2-1 loss to the Braves

It’s been a tough week for Philly sports fans. “We have to win out,” Phillies’ Brad Miller said.

Delco’s jail, the only privately run facility of its kind in Pa, may soon return to county control

At a special meeting yesterday, the Delaware County Jail Oversight Board voted to recommend terminating the county’s contract with the private prison firm that operates the county jail. The vote was the first step toward returning the facility to public operations after years of debate. The prison has been privately operated since 1998.

A new vision and critical repairs coming to historic Sedgwick Theater

The Quintessence Theatre Group, which recently announced a 20-year at their current home, received a $500,000 state grant for major repairs to the historic building.

Tower Health enters deal to pursue sale of Chestnut Hill Hospital; will close Jennersvile Hosptial

The health system is currently evaluating plans for another Chesco County hospital.

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Nick Fiorellini is a freelancer writer from the Philadelphia area.

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