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AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA

June 12, 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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ATLANTA — A U.S. Supreme Court ruling has cleared the way for states to take a tougher approach to maintaining their voter rolls, but will they? Ohio plans to resume its process for removing inactive voters after it was affirmed in Monday’s 5-4 ruling. It takes a particularly aggressive approach that appears to be an outlier among states. Few appear eager to follow. By Christina A. Cassidy. AP photos.(backslash)


CASPER, Wyo. — The remains of a Northern Arapaho boy who died attending a government-run boarding school in Pennsylvania about 135 years ago will be returned to a Wyoming reservation. SENT: About 280 words.


LANCASTER — A man has been charged with arson and terrorism in fires that damaged the entrance of a Pennsylvania city hall a nearby vehicle last month.



LANCASTER — Even as many Lancaster County dairy farmers struggle to hang on despite falling milk prices and demand for their product, at least two small dairies are hooking their future to a controversial but increasingly popular new milk that claims to cure those with milk allergies. An estimated one in 4 Americans have trouble digesting conventional milk. But so-called A2 milk has only one of the two proteins normally found in milk. Some scientists and a growing numbers of consumers claim the missing A1 protein is the cause of indigestion from milk in many people. A2 milk, named for the remaining A2 protein, is becoming more mainstream even as scientists debate its claims. Ad Crable, LNP newspaper. SENT: About 1270 words.


TEEN LIFEGUARD SHOT — A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in the shooting of a teenage lifeguard at a public pool in Pennsylvania.

NAKED WOMAN FOUND DEAD — Authorities say a naked woman found dead outside a church in Philadelphia was shot in the head.

INMATE ASTHMA ATTACK — Two Pennsylvania corrections officers who oversaw a work-release inmate that died after suffering from an asthma attack have been disciplined.

PENN STATE TRANSPORTATION STUDY — Pennsylvania State University has received a $2.5 million grant for a transportation research program involving several other universities



PHILLIES — Aaron Nola (7-2) takes the mound for the Phillies and Jon Gray (6-6) goes for the Rockies in the opener of a three-game series. By Rob Maaddi.


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