BC-PA--Pennsylvania News Coverage Advisory, PA
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PITTSBURGH _ Uber is resuming autonomous vehicle tests in an area near downtown Pittsburgh. The restart Thursday comes just over nine months after one of its autonomous cars struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona. Testing has been suspended since the accident in March.
AROUND THE STATE:
_ PACKAGE THIEVES-FIGHTING BACK _ Home surveillance cameras appear to be making a difference in the battle against “porch pirates” — people who steal packages off stoops and porches during the holiday season.
_ MAIL CARRIER BRIBED _ A Philadelphia man has been convicted of bribing a mail carrier to divert packages.
_ EXPLOSION-PENNSYLVANIA ENERGY FACILITY _ A man who was injured in an explosion at a MarkWest energy facility in Pennsylvania last week has died.
_ TURNPIKE-HOLIDAY TRAFFIC _ Pennsylvania turnpike officials say they expect 6.3 million vehicles to travel the turnpike during the holiday period beginning Thursday until Tuesday, Jan. 1.
PHILADELPHIA _ The Nashville Predators visit the Philadelphia Flyers.
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