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BC-PA--Pennsylvania News Coverage Advisory, PA

February 7, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

UPCOMING:

HIGHMARK UPMC-NETWORK ACCESS

HARRISBURG _ The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office plans an announcement Thursday about the long-running dispute between UPMC and Highmark over patients’ access to their rivals’ treatment networks.

IN BRIEF:

_ POLICE CHIEF FIRED _ A western Pennsylvania community has fired its police chief after four years of him on the job.

_ SCHOOL BUS CRASH _ Authorities say a school bus with no students aboard has crashed in western Pennsylvania.

SPORTS:

FBC--PITTSBURGH-FRESH FACES

PITTSBURGH _ Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi’s biggest coup during the offseason might not be the any of the players who signed letters of intent to join the reigning ACC Coastal Division champions, but a 61-year-old passing game guru with a reputation as a quarterback whisperer. Welcome back to Pittsburgh, Mark Whipple. By Will Graves. With AP photos.

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