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BC-PA--Pennsylvania News Coverage Advisory, PA

January 18, 2019

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

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.



_ OFFICER-WRONG-WAY PURSUIT _ A Pennsylvania jury has concluded a police officer shouldn’t be held liable for injuries to a suspect he was pursuing the wrong way down a one-way street.

_ SCHOOLS CLOSED-THREAT _ Schools in a suburban Philadelphia school district are closed after an undisclosed threat was received.

_ DOG ATTACK-OFFICER SHOT _ Police say an officer was struck by a ricochet bullet after a police sergeant opened fire on an attacking dog in Philadelphia.

_ ROBOTICS COMPETITION _ Thousands of students from Pennsylvania and nine other states are gathering in northern Ohio for a regional robotics competition.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to phillyap@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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