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

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SCRANTON — A Roman Catholic university in Pennsylvania says it is acting in solidarity with victims of child sexual abuse and is removing the names of three bishops from campus buildings.


BELLEFONTE — A fourth preliminary hearing is scheduled to begin Tuesday for former members of a Penn State fraternity accused in the death of a pledge last year. By Mark Scolforo. SENT: NewsNow. UPCOMING: About 500 words by 6 p.m. EDT.


SEATTLE — A federal judge in Seattle is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether to block a settlement the U.S. State Department reached with a company that would allow it to post blueprints for printing 3D weapons on the internet. By Martha BellIsle. SENT: About 550 words.



ATLANTA — As prepares to select its site for a second headquarters, Atlanta leaders want to know more about plans for a colossal development project downtown. SENT: About 220 words.


GOVERNOR 2018-PENNSYLVANIA — Republican Scott Wagner's campaign is clarifying that he'd veto any bill that restricts marriage rights for same-sex couples after the gubernatorial candidate suggested that he'd consider signing legislation ending recognition of same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania.

PENNSYLVANIA LAWMAKER-MONEY LAUNDERING — Two former employees of a nonprofit mental health clinic have been sentenced for their roles in helping a member of a politically connected Philadelphia family who was convicted of defrauding the clinic out of more than $1 million.

TEEN SHOT-PHILADELPHIA — Authorities say a street dispute in Philadelphia ended with a 15-year-old boy being shot and critically injured.

TARGET GROPING — Police in suburban Philadelphia are searching for a man who they say groped two girls at a Target store.



ALLENTOWN — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens had titanium rods and screws placed in his spine to stabilize a fracture associated with a spinal cord injury suffered in a crash at Pocono Raceway. IndyCar says in a statement Tuesday the severity of the spinal cord injury was unknown.


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