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BC-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA

May 24, 2019

Good evening! 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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FRIDAY’S TOP STORIES:

BONDS-PRICE FIXING LAWSUIT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s treasury department is accusing about a dozen large financial firms of working together to illegally inflate the price of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over seven years. By Marc Levy. SENT: 481 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

EXOTIC DANCER-BAR BRAWL LAWSUIT _ An exotic dancer who lost eight teeth and suffered a head injury in a brawl at the Philadelphia club she was working has been awarded $1.3 million.

PITTSBURGH SHOOTIONGS _ A series of shootings in Pittsburgh have left four people wounded.

DEADLY STREET SHOOTING-PHILADELPHIA _ A street shooting in Philadelphia has left a man dead and a woman critically injured.

FISHERMAN-FATAL RESCUE ATTEMPT _ Authorities say a fisherman has died after he tried to help a friend who had fallen into a creek in eastern Pennsylvania.

AROUND THE AREA:

LSU ALEXANDRIA-INTERIM CHANCELLOR _ A former vice chancellor at Louisiana State University is returning to the school’s Alexandria campus for his second stint as interim chancellor there.

SPORTS:

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