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AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA

November 19, 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. Kristen de Groot is on the desk. Editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 215-446-6631 or lrosenthal@ap.org.

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TOP STORIES:

EXCHANGE STUDENT-SCHOOL THREAT

PHILADELPHIA — A Taiwanese exchange student accused of threatening to carry out a shooting at his suburban Philadelphia high school is being sentenced Monday. An-Tso Sun pleaded guilty to a federal firearms in August. He had previously pleaded guilty to state terroristic threat charges and was sentenced to four to 23 months. He was immediately paroled and remanded to federal custody to face a charge of an alien in possession of ammunition. By Claudia Lauer. With AP photos.

WEDDING DAY CRASH

HAMBURG, Pa. — Family and friends are mourning a couple killed in a fiery chain reaction crash while driving to their wedding in Pittsburgh. SENT: 236 words.

IN BRIEF:

—WWII VETERAN HONORED-FRANCE — A 95-year-old World War II veteran from Pennsylvania has received France’s highest honor.

—PITTSBURGH-HIGH RISE FIRE — Pittsburgh public safety officials are touting a sprinkler system with helping contain a fire at a senior living high rise and saving lives.

—DAVID’S BRIDAL-BANKRUPTCY — David’s Bridal is filing for bankruptcy protection but there is no danger for customers who have ordered dresses because operations continuing as normal while the wedding and prom retailer restructures.

—STORM-POWER OUTAGES — Last week’s unexpectedly strong snowstorm is still having an effect in areas of western Pennsylvania.

— TODDLER RUN OVER — A toddler was run over and killed in a YMCA parking lot after wandering away from her mother.

SPORTS:

T25-PITTSBURGH-UNLIKELY CHAMPIONS

Pat Narduzzi talked about changing the culture the day he took over at Pittsburgh four years ago. The process is picking up steam after the 24th-ranked Panthers wrapped up an unlikely ACC Coastal Division title. By Will Graves. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 6 p.m.

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