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BC-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA

March 10, 2019

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. Editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 215-446-6631 or lrosenthal@ap.org

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TOP STORIES:

GUEST IMAM-ANTI-SEMITISM

PHILADELPHIA _ A north Philadelphia mosque is condemning as anti-Semitic recent statements by guest imam during several sermons in recent months. SENT: About 410 words.

EXCHANGE:

EXCHANGE-ATTORNEY-DACA RECIPIENT

MOUNT LAUREL _ Parthiv Patel came to the U.S. from India when he was just 5 years old, his parents seeking a better life and better opportunities for the family. They settled in Woodbridge, then Cherry Hill where Patel was raised. He graduated from Cherry Hill West, then nearby Rutgers-Camden for undergrad and onto Drexel University for law school. He never would’ve dreamed that he would one day become the first DACA _ Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals _ recipient to be admitted to both the Pennsylvania and New Jersey bar associations. Celeste E. Whittaker, The Cherry Hill Courier Post. SENT: About 1300 words.

IN BRIEF:

POLICE SHOOTING _ A prosecutor says two Pennsylvania police officers were justified in shooting a man accused of pointing a weapon at them and a state police trooper.

CYBERSECURITY TRAINING _ A Rhode Island congressman has introduced a bill to incorporate cybersecurity training into career and technical education programs.

SPORTS:

FBN--RAIDERS-ANTONIO BROWN TRADE

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders agreed on a deal Saturday night to acquire prolific but disgruntled receiver Antonio Brown from the Pittsburgh Steelers and will give him the lucrative new contract he wanted. By Josh Dubow. SENT: About 890 words, photos.

BKN--PACERS-76ERS

PHILADELPHIA _ The Indiana Pacers visit the Philadelphia 76ers. By Dan Gelston. UPCOMING. 650 words, photos. Game starts at 3:30 p.m. EDT.

HKN--BRUINS-PENGUINS

PITTSBURGH _ The Boston Bruins carry as six-game winning streak into Sunday night’s game in Pittsburgh. The Penguins are coming off a loss to Columbus on Saturday. By WIll Graves. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game begins at 7:30 p.m. EDT.

SOC--UNION-SPORTING

KANSAS CITY _ The Philadelphia Union plays at the Sporting Kansas City.

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