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BC-PA--Pennsylvania News Coverage Advisory, PA

December 21, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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_ BATHROOM FIGHT-VIDEO _ Video of a fight between two girls in a high school bathroom in suburban Pittsburgh has been shared widely on social media and led to online threats.

_ FLOOD WARNING _ Flood warnings have been issued across the Lehigh Valley region as the first official day of winter brings heavy rains to northeastern and southeastern Pennsylvania.

_ RETIRED POSTAL WORKER FOUND DEAD _ Police have charged an 18-year-old with murder in connection to the fatal beating of a retired postal worker in Pennsylvania.



COLUMBIA, S.C. _ Dawn Staley hosts the only other school she coached when No. 25 South Carolina welcomes Temple on Friday night. UPCOMING, 150 words from 7 p.m. start.


Fresh from a comeback win over Duquesne, Penn State visits Alabama at Coleman Coliseum. By Christopher Walsh. UPCOMING: 500 words. Game starts 8 p.m. CT.


LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Louisville seeks its third straight win when it hosts Robert Morris. UPCOMING. 550 words and photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. ET.


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