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AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Coverage Advisory, PA

August 1, 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 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with updates.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

UPCOMING:

IN BRIEF:

— ‘MOUNTAIN DEW’ ROBBERIES — A man who used Mountain Dew sodas as props when he robbed several convenience stores in Pennsylvania has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.

— MORTGAGE FRAUD-SENTENCING — A suburban Philadelphia man who acknowledged orchestrating a $13 million mortgage fraud scheme for nearly a decade is headed to prison.

— TRIPLE SHOOTING — Police in Allentown have identified a suspect in a triple shooting that left a 16-year-old girl dead.

— PARTIAL BUILDING COLLAPSE — Emergency dispatchers say five people were rescued from a partial collapse of a western Pennsylvania building during a storm.

— FIRE DEPARTMENT-PIG ROAST — An annual pig roast that raises money for a volunteer fire department in southeastern Pennsylvania has been cancelled over complaints.

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