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AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA

July 30, 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 — State officials say they’ve successfully stopped a company that makes 3D downloadable guns from making them internet-accessible in Pennsylvania and from uploading new files. Attorney Gen. Josh Shapiro says Texas-based Defense Distributed agreed to block Pennsylvania users after an emergency hearing Sunday in federal court in Philadelphia.


JOHNSTOWN — Authorities in Pennsylvania are set to announce new charges against a pediatrician who is already charged with inappropriately touching a 12-year-old patient.



TUSCARORA — Curiosity about flight has led to all types of flying machines in the past century, taking people around the world, but there is still a simple pleasure and thrill of being able to send a model plane into the sky. That could be seen Saturday in Ryan Township as the Tuscarora R/C Flying Club began its two-day 50th anniversary Aerorama air show celebration at its own flying field near the White Birch Golf Course. There were plenty of model planes and drones for everyone to see. One youngster got a thrill watching aerial displays above the field, all radio controlled by skilled hobbyists identified as “pilots.” But club president Ed Pollack said the club is adding to its purpose beyond being an organization for flying model airplanes. John E. Usalis, (Pottsville) Republican-Herald. SENT: About 1430 words.


FATAL POLICE SHOOTING — Authorities have released the name of a New Jersey man who died after he was shot by a police officer near an eastern Pennsylvania amusement park over the weekend.

THREE JUMP OFF BRIDGE — Three men jumped off a truss bridge spanning a river in Pittsburgh over the weekend, killing one.

BUCKNELL-MOONVES — Bucknell University has removed references on its website to alumnus and CBS chief executive Les Moonves amid sexual harassment allegations against him.

MAN SHOT IN HEAD — Philadelphia police say a man who was shot in the head is in critical condition.



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