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AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA

May 13, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Democrats hoping to chip away at strong Republican majorities in the Pennsylvania Legislature hope the pending primary is the first step. In some parts of the state, voters essentially will be picking their next representatives or senators, as one party has overwhelming numbers. Nineteen Republicans and six Democrats in the House are retiring, and there are three vacancies that will be filled on Tuesday through special elections in Washington, Bucks and Bradford counties. By Mark Scolforo. SENT: 622 words.


— FATAL THREE-VEHICLE CRASH — A three-vehicle crash in Pittsburgh has left a man dead and a woman and three children injured.


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