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AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Coverage Advisory, PA

September 27, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.



— After two failed buyouts, Rite Aid is shuffling its board of directors and dividing power at the top of the drugstore chain. Rite Aid said Thursday that three new, independent directors will be nominated to its board and that CEO John Standley will no longer hold the title of chairman. That goes to current board member Bruce Bodaken. AP photos.




— DOUBLE FATAL SHOOTING-YORK — A shooting in a southern Pennsylvania town has left a man and a teenage boy dead.

— POLICE OFFICERS CHARGED-ILLEGAL DETENTION — Philadelphia police say two city officers illegally detained a man during a pedestrian stop earlier this year.

— BUS CRASH — Authorities in suburban Philadelphia say at least four people were injured in a crash involving a commuter bus.


— FBC--ACC-THIS WEEK — Things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 5. AP photos.

— FBC-T25--BIG TEN-THIS WEEK — Here’s what to watch in the Big Ten this week. AP photos.


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