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BC-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA

January 23, 2019

Good afternoon! 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. Ron Todt is on the desk. Editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 215-446-6631 or lrosenthal@ap.org.

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TOP STORIES:

EARNS-COMCAST

NEW YORK _ Comcast continues to lose its U.S. cable customers, but racked up more internet subscribers and got a revenue boost from Sky, its big bet on European TV. The Philadelphia company said Wednesday that it lost 29,000 U.S. cable customers in the fourth quarter, but added 351,000 internet subscribers. It also gained customers in its new cellphone-plan business. By Tali Arbel. With AP photos.

EXCHANGE:

IN BRIEF:

HOUSE FIRE-THREE HURT _ A fast-moving house fire in Philadelphia has left three people injured.

PENNDOT BRIBES _ A former official with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has pleaded guilty to soliciting and accepting bribes.

BODY FOUND-POOL _ Police say a body was found incased in ice in a pool in Pennsylvania.

LAW SCHOOL-DEAN LEAVING _ The University of Maine School of Law says its dean has been named the new dean of Pennsylvania State University’s law school and will start the new position on July 1.

SPORTS:

BKN--SPURS-76ERS

PHILADELPHIA _ The San Antonio Spurs visit the Philadelphia 76ers.

BKC--MID-MAJORS-TRANSFER CURSE

ALBANY, N.Y. _ Mid-major men’s basketball teams often have to deal with student-athletes who complete their degrees early and leave for a more established program for their final year of college eligibility. Those departures make it difficult for coaches at mid-majors to maintain a level of excellence. By John Kekis. With AP photos.

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