BC-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA
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The cemeteries of yore existed as much for the living as for the dead. People would picnic and relax there as they would in a park today. Now, a handful of 19th century graveyards are restoring the bygone tradition of cemetery gardening, enlisting volunteers to help keep things green and tidy. By Tracee M. Herbaugh. SENT: About 790 words.
A federal bankruptcy judge considers a bid by MediaNews Group to purchase the assets of the family-owned Reading Eagle Co. UPCOMING: 400 words.
PENNSYLVANIA PRIMARY-JUDGES _ The endorsed candidates of the Democratic and Republican parties won contested races to run for open seats on a statewide appellate court.
STORE ROBBERY-SHOOTING _ Authorities say an employee of a northeast Philadelphia store was shot and critically wounded during a robbery.
FEDERAL MARSHALS-SHOOTING _ Police say federal marshals shot and wounded a man armed with a machete in northeast Philadelphia.
BEAR REPELLANT DISCHARGED-EVACUATIONS _ Authorities say a woman sprayed bear repellent inside a college building, sickening at least six people and forcing evacuations.
SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER-FACEBOOK FLAP _ A longtime school board member who was censured over a racist Facebook post that was published on his personal page has lost his bid for re-election
PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns have gone through coaches like tear-away racing visors, the count up to five in five years. The instability has hurt them on the court, the run of playoff-less appearances stretching to nine straight seasons with this year’s 19-63 finish.
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