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AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA

October 2, 2018

Good afternoon! 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. Ron Todt is on the desk. Editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 215-446-6631 or lrosenthal@ap.org.

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PARIS — A Paris appeals court has confirmed a ruling ordering an American couple to return a Camille Pissarro painting to the descendants of a Jewish family that owned the art work before it was seized during World War II. SENT: NewsNow, will be updated.


“The Forgotten: How the People of One Pennsylvania County Elected Donald Trump and Changed America” (Little, Brown and Co.), by Ben Bradlee Jr. There have been many books, studies and feature stories on the rise of the alienated white voters who came out in large numbers to elect President Donald Trump in 2016. But letting these voters speak without judgment while also questioning their views about race remains a challenge for reporters. By Russell Contreras. SENT: About 520 words.



GRADYVILLE — Communities are often defined on the stability of their local businesses. For Gradyville that means The Den of Antiquity, a former general store turned antique shop that has stood at the crossroads of Gradyville and Middletown roads for more than 90 years. The store grew from a small tobacco shop that Elmer Miller Sr. bought from his uncle in the 1920′s along with a trucking company that the family ran. “Gradyville is the halfway point between West Chester and Chester, a good place for a trucking firm,” said Elmer “Chip” Miller III, co-owner with his sister Joanne Hartley of the parent company Gradyville Services Inc. “He started with three Autocars, and expanded to over 100 trucks owned and 50 leased.” The Miller family has been in Egmont since the 1860s. Pete Bannan, Delaware County Daily Times. SENT: About 1020 words.


CHILD-FATAL TREADMILL ACCIDENT — The death of a 5-year-old boy killed in a treadmill accident at a Pennsylvania home has been ruled an accident.

DOUBLE SHOOTING-PHILADELPHIA — Authorities say a shooting at a Philadelphia business has left one man dead and another wounded.

URBAN OUTFITTERS-CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA — Philadelphia-based Urban Outfitters Inc. says it plans to invest $30 million into a planned facility in central Pennsylvania.


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