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BC-PA--Pennsylvania News Coverage Advisory, PA

February 5, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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HARRISBURG _ Gov. Tom Wolf makes a budget address to a joint session of the Pennsylvania Legislature. By Marc Levy and Mark Scolforo.

Eds: Budget address scheduled to start at 11:30 a.m.


_ CRASH-PREMATURE BIRTH _ Authorities say a pregnant woman went into premature labor and gave birth after the pickup truck in which she was riding was rear-ended by an alleged drunken driver in Philadelphia.

_ CASHLESS STORES-PHILADELPHIA _ Members of the Philadelphia City Council are considering a bill that would ban cashless stores.

_ FATAL SKIING ACCIDENT _ Authorities say an 80-year-old man hurt in a skiing accident at a Pennsylvania resort has died from his injuries.

_ HAWAII-DEADLY CAR CRASH _ A Honolulu police officer estimates that a man was driving 50 mph (80 kph) when he slammed into a group of pedestrians in a crowded intersection, killing three, including a Pennsylvania man.


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