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BC-PA--Pennsylvania News Coverage Advisory, PA

January 8, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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UPCOMING:

PENNSYLVANIA-CLIMATE CHANGE

HARRISBURG, Pa. _ Gov. Tom Wolf is stepping up the fight against climate change and setting targets to slash Pennsylvania’s greenhouse gas emissions over the coming decades. Wolf, a Democrat, is planning to sign an executive order Tuesday committing his administration to meeting certain targets. The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions says 20 states already set targets, but Pennsylvania is among the nation’s biggest polluters. By Marc Levy.

IN BRIEF:

_ HOUSE FIRE-CHILDREN KILLED _ Authorities say a fast-moving house fire in southwestern Pennsylvania has left two children dead.

_ THREE FOUND DEAD _ Authorities have identified three people who died in an apparent double murder-suicide in a Pennsylvania apartment as a couple and their young son.

_ DEADLY DOG OWNER DISPUTE _ Authorities have identified the man who died after he was punched during a dispute with another dog walker at a Philadelphia park.

SPORTS:

FBN--BEHIND THE CALL

_ The NFL’s wild weekend of wild-card games demonstrated that even in this age of explosive offenses, defense still dominates in the playoffs and it often comes down to a toe, a few fingers or even a 40-year-old hamstring.

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