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AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA

November 27, 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. Bruce Shipkowski is on the desk. Editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 215-446-6631 or lrosenthal@ap.org.

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CONVICTED PENNSYLVANIA PROSECUTOR

HARRISBURG — Prosecutors say they plan to move quickly to ask a suburban Philadelphia county judge to revoke former Pennsylvania state Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s bail so she will begin serving a perjury sentence. The Montgomery County district attorney’s office in the Philadelphia suburbs says it expects to file a request Tuesday morning that would send the 52-year-old Kane to jail for 10 to 23 months.

SPORTS BETTING

NEW YORK, N.J. — Numerous U.S. states are considering jumping on the legal sports betting bandwagon, even as they struggle with the details of regulating it. How much to tax it, and how to regulate mobile betting on phones are emerging as thorny issues for states. By Wayne Parry.

MUNICIPAL BUILDING SHOOTING

Authorities say a township employee has been killed in a shooting inside a Pennsylvania municipal building. Pennsylvania State Police say it happened Tuesday around 8:20 a.m. at the Paradise Township municipal building in the Pocono Mountains, about 100 miles (161 kilometers) north of Philadelphia. By Michael Rubinkam.

IN BRIEF:

—PIPELINE LAWSUIT-NEW YORK — An appeals court in upstate New York has ruled in favor of landowners who are fighting against a gas company’s plans to build a pipeline from Pennsylvania to Lake Ontario.

—CHIROPRACTOR-SEX CHARGES — A chiropractor has been charged with sexually abusing a woman at his practice outside Scranton.

— SCHOOL-RACIST VIDEO LAWSUIT — Pennsylvania school officials have agreed to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit that alleged black schoolchildren were subjected to rampant discrimination and a hostile environment because of their race.

— BEAR HUNT — The Pennsylvania Game Commission says preliminary figures indicate hunters killed more than 2,400 bears across the state this year.

SPORTS:

HKN--SENATORS-FLYERS

The Ottawa Senators visit the Philadelphia Flyers. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.

HKN--PENGUINS-JETS

The Pittsburgh Penguins visit the Winnipeg Jets. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.

BKC--TEMPLE-MISSOURI

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Temple plays Missouri at Mizzou Arena. By Joe Walljasper. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 8 p.m. CT.

BKC--PITTSBURGH-IOWA

Pittsburgh plays Iowa at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. UPCOMING: 600 words, more on merit.

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