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BC-PA--Pennsylvania News Coverage Advisory, PA

January 3, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.



PHILADELPHIA _ Over the past four months, Roman Catholic dioceses across the U.S. have released the names of more than 1,000 priests and others accused of sexually abusing children in an unprecedented public reckoning spurred at least in part by a shocking grand jury investigation in Pennsylvania, an Associated Press review has found. By Claudia Lauer. SENT: 1,250 words.


_ GOOD SAMARITAN-METH LAB _ A homeless couple charged with operating a meth lab in the home of a person who had taken them in have pleaded guilty to lesser charges.

_ MAYOR REMOVED _ A judge has ordered a Pennsylvania mayor’s removal from office over a decades-old felony conviction.

_ UVA WISE-ENROLLMENT _ The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is looking to boost enrollment by offering discounted tuition to out-of-state students from Appalachia.



PHILADELPHIA _ The Carolina Hurricanes visit the Philadelphia Flyers.


SOUTH BEND, Ind. _ No. 2 Notre Dame hosts Pitt in an ACC game. By John Fineran. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. 7 p.m. ET tipoff.


ANN ARBOR, Mich. _ No. 2 Michigan returns to conference play and puts its unbeaten record on the line against Penn State. By Noah Trister. UPCOMING: 600


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