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AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA

November 7, 2018

Good afternoon! 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. Ron Todt is on the desk. Editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 215-446-6631 or lrosenthal@ap.org.

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HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania elected a state record four women to the U.S. House on Tuesday as Democrats smashed the state’s all-male congressional delegation, picked up three seats in the chamber and ousted a three-term Republican. Meanwhile, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf will return for a second term, Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey won a third term and Democrats chipped away at the huge Republican majorities in the state Legislature. By Marc Levy and Mark Scolforo. AP photos.


HOUSE FIRE-BABY DIES — Authorities say a 7-month-old girl injured in a central Pennsylvania house fire over the weekend has died of her injuries.

DOG ATTACK-TODDLER KILLED — The death of a toddler who was fatally mauled by her family’s dog has been ruled an accident.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EMBEZZLEMENT — A former financial manager for a Pennsylvania-based economic development organization has admitted she embezzled more than $82,000.



WASHINGTON — The scuffling Pittsburgh Penguins visit the rival Capitals in a meeting of the two most recent Stanley Cup champions. By Hockey Writer Stephen Whyno. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. EST.


PITTSBURGH — Cam Newton spent a portion of his offseason working out with Antonio Brown and studying Ben Roethlisberger. The Panthers QB and the rest of his team will get an up-close look at both when Carolina (6-2) visits Pittsburgh (5-2-1) on Thursday night. By Will Graves. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.


CORAL GABLES, Fla. — The only Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division teams that have yet to appear in the league’s championship game are Pittsburgh and Virginia. Pitt leads the Coastal right now. Virginia sits alone in second place. Go figure. There’s Coastal chaos, again. By Tim Reynolds. SENT: About 790 words.


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