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AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Coverage Advisory, PA

July 12, 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.

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HARRISBURG — Scott Wagner, the Republican running for governor, is accusing Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf of wanting to make deep cuts in aid to Pennsylvania’s public schools, a claim that Wolf’s campaign says is absurd considering that the state increased education aid by $1 billion in Wolf’s first term. By Marc Levy.

Eds: Developing from Wagner news conference, scheduled for 9:30 a.m.


— POLICE PURSUIT-MAN DROWNS — Police say a man trying to flee a traffic stop in Philadelphia jumped into a creek and drowned.

— SHOTS FIRED INTO HOME — Authorities say someone fired several shots into a Philadelphia home, leaving one man critically injured and a 95-year-old man wounded.

— PHILADELPHIA ROWHOME FIRE-TWO DEAD — Family members have identified a man and a woman who were found dead inside a burning Philadelphia rowhome.


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