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AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Coverage Advisory, PA

June 12, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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ATLANTA — A U.S. Supreme Court ruling has cleared the way for states to take a tougher approach to maintaining their voter rolls, but will they? Ohio plans to resume its process for removing inactive voters after it was affirmed in Monday’s 5-4 ruling. It takes a particularly aggressive approach that appears to be an outlier among states. Few appear eager to follow. By Christina A. Cassidy. AP photos.


— TEEN LIFEGUARD SHOT — A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in the shooting of a teenage lifeguard at a public pool in Pennsylvania.

— NAKED WOMAN FOUND DEAD — Authorities say a naked woman found dead outside a church in Philadelphia was shot in the head.

— INMATE ASTHMA ATTACK — Two Pennsylvania corrections officers who oversaw a work-release inmate that died after suffering from an asthma attack have been disciplined.

— PENN STATE TRANSPORTATION STUDY — Pennsylvania State University has received a $2.5 million grant for a transportation research program involving several other universities.


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