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AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Coverage Advisory, PA

June 5, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with updates.

UPCOMING:

SPORTS BETTING

DOVER, Del. — Full-scale sports betting is coming to Delaware, barely three weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to implement wagering schemes. Gov. John Carney planned to join other state officials Tuesday afternoon at Dover Downs for the launch of sports betting at Delaware’s three casinos, which will offer single-game and championship wagering on professional baseball, football, hockey, basketball, soccer, golf and auto racing. By Randall Chase and Ben Nuckols. AP photos.

IN BRIEF:

— TEEN DRIVER-FATAL ACCIDENT — Authorities say a 15-year-old girl learning how to drive struck and killed two men in a Philadelphia shopping center.

— PRO WRESTLER-MURDER-SUICIDE — Authorities say a pro wrestler fatally shot his wife inside their Pennsylvania home last week and then turned the gun on himself.

— TEEN ACCIDENTAL DEATH — Authorities say a Pennsylvania teen has died in an accident while getting ready for school.

— ROWBOAT RESCUE — The Coast Guard rescued a man who was caught in a storm trying to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a rowboat.

— WEDDING RING RESCUE — Philadelphia officials have helped save the day for a Pennsylvania couple who lost an heirloom wedding ring in a sewer grate.

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