AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Coverage Advisory, PA
Sep. 06, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The task of drawing new boundaries for thousands of federal and state legislative districts is still about three years away, yet the political battle over redistricting is playing out in this year's midterm elections. A lawsuit challenging the current districts recently threw uncertainty into North Carolina's congressional races. Another suit resulted in a redrawn map in Pennsylvania. And ballot initiatives seeking to make the redistricting process less partisan are headed to voters in Colorado, Michigan, Missouri and Utah. By David A. Lieb.
— HOME EXPLOSION-WORKERS BURNED — Authorities say an explosion at a Pennsylvania home left three people with severe burns.
— FATAL STABBING-MISSING GIRL — A Connecticut man charged with fatally stabbing his girlfriend, seriously injuring her best friend, then fleeing with his 6-year-old daughter has rejected a plea deal that would have sent him to prison for 50 years.
— DRIVE-BY SHOOTING — Philadelphia police say a drive-by shooting has left two people seriously injured.
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