AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA
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. Mark Scolforo is on the desk. Editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 215-446-6631 or email@example.com.
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PHILADELPHIA — The planned relocation of a statue of the late Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo, a polarizing figure in the city’s history, is being put on hold for at least two more years. Mayor Jim Kenney told philly.com that it would cost the city $200,000 to take down the 10-foot statue and store it until it could be moved. SENT: 486 words, photos.
— HELICOPTER-HARD LANDING — A helicopter with a student pilot and an instructor aboard made a hard landing at a small airport in southern New Jersey, leaving both injured.
— DELIVERYMAN FATALLY SHOOTS ROBBER — Authorities say a pizza deliveryman fatally shot a would-be robber after a struggle on a western Pennsylvania street.
— RABID BEAVER ATTACK — Authorities say a beaver that attacked a man and his daughter during a kayak trip in Pennsylvania was rabid.
— TROOPERS-HISHWAY SHOOTOUT VIDEO —Newly public dash camera video shows a harrowing shootout between a man pulled over for speeding and two Pennsylvania state police troopers.
— FUGITIVE SOUGHT-THREATS — Kentucky State Police say it appears that a Pennsylvania man wanted for allegedly threatening President Donald Trump, Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer and others stole a vehicle belonging to Meyer’s brother.
— PENN MEDICINE-SUGARY DRINKS — A Philadelphia hospital system is eliminating sugary drinks at its facilities to help patients and workers stay healthy.
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