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AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA

November 18, 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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TOP STORIES:

COLLEGES-MEN’S RIGHTS

WASHINGTON — At home in Turkey, Kursat Pekgoz considered himself a feminist. In the world of American higher education, where he is now pursuing a doctorate in English literature, the 30-year-old activist says it is men who are being treated unfairly. By Maria Danilova. SENT: About 760 words.

MISSING WOMAN-HOMICIDE TRIAL

LOCK HAVEN — A homicide trial is scheduled to open Monday in the disappearance a quarter-century ago of a central Pennsylvania woman whose body has never been found.

RHODES SCHOLARS

The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 21 women, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, and almost half of the 32 winners are immigrants or first-generation Americans. By Philip Marcelo. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 350 words by 3 p.m., pursuing photos.

BUSINESS:

INSURGENT BRANDS-PREOWNED LUXURY WATCHES

NEW YORK — Around two dozen traders sit in an open-layout second floor of a building in suburban Philadelphia. Surrounded by computer monitors, loud conversation and ringing phones, the energy on this trading floor is high and the commodity is blingy. By Amir Bibawy. SENT: About 1260 words.

With:

— INSURGENT BRANDS-PREOWNED LUXURY WATCHES-OWNING IT.

IN BRIEF:

SPORTS:

HKN--DEVILS-HURRICANES

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes play host to the New Jersey Devils. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos from 7 p.m. EST start.

BKC--MYRTLE BEACH INVITATIONAL

CONWAY, S.C. — UCF and Western Kentucky will play for the championship on the final day of the Myrtle Beach Invitational. Wake Forest and Valparaiso meet in the fifth-place game to start the day, followed by Cal State Fullerton and Monmouth playing for seventh. West Virginia and St. Joseph’s will meet in the third-place game.

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