AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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BURIAL GROUND UNDER PLAYGROUND
PHILADELPHIA — A historic African-American church’s burial ground has been rediscovered beneath a popular neighborhood playground in Philadelphia. Now, neighbors, church leaders and activists are coming together to find a way to honor those Mother Bethel AME church members buried there while not losing the playground. By Kristen de Groot. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 550 words, photos by 12:30 p.m.
— TEEN THROWS FIREWORKS — A teenage boy who allegedly set off fireworks and threw them at people attending Fourth of July festivities in downtown Pittsburgh is facing charges.
— SEVERE STORMS-PENNSYLVANIA — Thousands of utility customers remain without power in western Pennsylvania after severe storms containing torrential rains took down numerous trees and wires.
— PARTY SHOOTING-OFF-DUTY OFFICER — A shooting at a Fourth of July block party in Philadelphia has left a man dead and an off-duty police officer critically wounded.
— BOAT CAPSIZES-CHILDREN RESCUED — Authorities say 13 people — including several children — were rescued after a boat capsized in waters off southern New Jersey.
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