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AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA

November 29, 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. Mark Scolforo is on the desk. Editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 215-446-6631 or lrosenthal@ap.org.

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TOP STORIES:

CONVICTED PENNSYLVANIA PROSECUTOR

EAGLEVILLE, Pa. — Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane reported early Thursday to a suburban Philadelphia county jail to begin serving a sentence for leaking grand jury material and lying about it. Kane was smiling broadly as she arrived at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in a pickup truck and was ushered into the jail just before 8 a.m. to begin a 10- to 23-month term for perjury, obstruction and other counts. By Mark Scolforo and Matt Rourke. AP Photos.

EXCHANGE:

EXCHANGE-PENNSYLVANIA AIRMAN KILLED

BEAVER, Pa. — Aaron Elchin last spoke to his brother, Air Force Staff Sgt. Dylan J. Elchin, Saturday via Facetime from Afghanistan. It was the perfect time to reach out to Sgt. Elchin, who had deployed in August, because the family had gathered the weekend after Thanksgiving. By andrew Goldstein.

IN BRIEF:

— DISTRICT ATTORNEY-AIDE SENTENCED — The former campaign manager for a former Philadelphia district attorney convicted of taking bribes will also be heading to prison.

—DRUG DEAL-DETECTIVE INJURED — Authorities in New Jersey say a Philadelphia man struck and injured a police detective with his car while trying to flee the scene of a drug deal.

—PENNSYLVANIA-VOTING MACHINES — Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration is settling a vote-counting lawsuit stemming from the 2016 presidential election.

—MUNICIPAL BUILDING SHOOTING — Funeral services are set for a Pennsylvania township worker who was shot and killed this week by a man having issues getting permits.

—CAR DEALERSHIP SHOOTING — Police have arrested a man in Pennsylvania who they say fatally shot the owner of a car dealership in suburban New York.

SPORTS:

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