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AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA

November 8, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage today in Pennsylvania. For questions about the state report, contact the Philadelphia bureau at 215-561-1133. Editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 215-446-6631 or lrosenthal@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

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TOP STORIES:

CLERGY ABUSE-COMPENSATION FUND

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses are starting to announce details about victim compensation funds they’re setting up, nearly three months after a sweeping grand jury report documented decades of child sexual abuse by priests in the state. The archdiocese of Philadelphia and the dioceses of Harrisburg, Scranton and Allentown on Thursday disclosed some information. The Erie Diocese says it’s setting up a fund, but isn’t ready to disclose details. By Mark Scolforo. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 600 words by 4 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

—STEELERS BROWN-SPEEDING — Police say Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was stopped for speeding over 100 mph in his Porsche, just hours before the team’s game against the Carolina Panthers.

—TWO FOUND DEAD — Authorities say two people found dead in a Philadelphia home died in an apparent murder-suicide.

— TOWER-LIGHT DISPLAY — The roof of a historic Pittsburgh building will be lit up this week in the colors of the U.S. flag and will be repeated on holidays after.

SPORTS:

PIRATES-KANG

PITTSBURGH — Jung Ho Kang is staying with the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pirates and the veteran third baseman agreed to a one-year deal Thursday that will bring Kang back for the 2019 season.

COWBOYS-EAGLES PREVIEW CAPSULE

DALLAS (3-5) at PHILADELPHIA (4-4) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NBC By The Associated Press.

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