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

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — The forthcoming budget plan that Gov. Tom Wolf will present on Tuesday will rely on improving tax collections and a Marcellus Shale natural gas tax to put more money into Pennsylvania's public schools, skills training, opioid-addiction prevention and social services. The Democrat was scheduled to deliver his election-year budget and speak to a joint legislative session at 11:30 a.m. By Marc Levy. SENT: 300 words. UPCOMING: Updates and 600 words by 5 p.m. Photos.


PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia officials detail their plans for a parade and celebration that will take in the stadium complex and the Philadelphia Art Museum steps. UPCOMING: 300 words by noon.


PHILADELPHIA — Kevin Hart fessed up he was tipsy when he tried to crash the Super Bowl stage and celebrate with his hometown Philadelphia Eagles when they hoisted the Lombardi Trophy. The pint-sized funnyman ran into a no-nonsense security guard who refused to allow Hart, wearing an Eagles letterman's jacket, access to the stage that was set up on the field. Unlike the Eagles, Hart's Super Bowl celebration would have to be held elsewhere. By Sports Writer Dan Gelston. Photos.


PHILADELPHIA — Prosecutors are seeking to have criminal charges reinstated against the engineer in a deadly 2015 Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia. A hearing is set for Tuesday in the case of Brandon Bostian, who previously had involuntary manslaughter charges thrown out after a judge determined the evidence pointed to an accident. Photo.


— STATE TROOPERS-SHOOTING — A district attorney says state troopers were justified in shooting a man in northwestern Pennsylvania after he opened fire on them.

— WORKER TIPS-ATTORNEYS GENERAL — Attorneys general in over a dozen states oppose a federal Department of Labor proposal to let employers control the tips of some hourly employees.

— AIRPORT SECURITY — Officials say new security measures are coming to Lehigh Valley International Airport.

— SEPTA-WIRE PROBLEMS — SEPTA riders in Pennsylvania and New Jersey are getting back on track following Amtrak wire problems.

— SCHOOL BUS CRASH-YORK — Police say several students suffered minor injuries in a school bus crash on a Pennsylvania highway.



RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes play host to the Philadelphia Flyers in a game with significant postseason implications. The Flyers enter with the East's eighth playoff spot while the Hurricanes are one point behind them. By Joedy McCreary. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.


PITTSBURGH — Marc-Andre Fleury makes his return to Pittsburgh on Tuesday night when the veteran goaltender starts for Las Vegas as they take on the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Penguins. Fleury spent the first 13 years of his career in Pittsburgh before being traded to Las Vegas last summer. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.


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