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BC-PA--Pennsylvania News Coverage Advisory, PA

December 18, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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_ STUDENT LOAN SERVICER-LAWSUIT _ A judge has rejected an attempt by student loan servicer Navient Corp. to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Pennsylvania alleging widespread abuses.

_ BAD FIRST BET _ One of the first legal bets placed at Pittsburgh’s Rivers Casino sports book didn’t exactly bring the house down.

_ FUNERAL HOME DISPUTE _ The owner of a longtime Philadelphia funeral home is accusing a former employee of using the business’s phone number to continue soliciting business.



PHILADELPHIA _ Interim coach Scott Gordon makes his debut with the Philadelphia Flyers when they host the Detroit Red Wings. By Aaron Bracy


STORRS, Conn. _ Drexel plays Connecticut at XL Center.


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