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  • “This case has bothered me more than any other case I’ve been involved in,” said a weeping Assistant District Attorney Joanne Pescatore, a 25-year veteran prosecutor who also handled the gruesome murder case of abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell.

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  • she said in court, adding that the Schaibles thumb their noses at the law.

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