BC-PA--Pennsylvania News Coverage Advisory, PA
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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FRATERNITY HOUSE-DEADLY FALL
BELLEFONTE — A defendant charged with providing alcohol the night a Penn State pledge suffered a series of falls at a Penn State fraternity is due in court Wednesday for a plea hearing.
TEC--AT&T-TIME WARNER-FUTURE MEDIA DEALS
NEW YORK — Comcast will likely bid for Fox’s entertainment business as early as Wednesday now that a federal judge has cleared AT&T’s $85 billion takeover of Time Warner. If Comcast succeeds in outbidding Disney for Fox, a major cable distributor would control even more channels on its lineup and those of its rivals. There are fears that it could lead to higher cable bills or hinder online alternatives. By Mae Anderson. AP photos.
— GAS STATION EXPLOSION — An official says the rescue effort has ended for a worker trapped underground by a gas explosion in Pennsylvania.
— SHOOTING-OFFICERS INJURED —Two police officers responding to reports of teenagers being abducted at gunpoint were injured when someone started shooting at them at a Pennsylvania home.
— DEADLY SHOOTING-MCKEESPORT — Authorities say a shooting in a western Pennsylvania neighborhood has left one person dead and another injured.
— INMATE FOUND DEAD — A man who was convicted of killing three gay men during a weeklong rampage in Philadelphia in 1989 has been found dead in prison.
— DRIVER RESCUED FROM POND — Good Samaritans have helped rescue a man who lost control of his car and ended up in a pond in Pennsylvania.
— BEAR KILLED-INTERSTATE — Authorities say a tagged black bear from Pennsylvania has been struck and killed on a highway in Ohio.
PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz was having an MVP-caliber season before a torn ACL forced him to the sideline, where he watched Nick Foles lead the Philadelphia Eagles to their first Super Bowl victory. Wentz has a mission to return for Week 1 and is already ahead of schedule after being cleared for 7-on-7 work last week. Still, he has a way to go before he is cleared for full activity. By Rob Maaddi. AP photos.
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