AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA
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. Ron Todt is on the desk. Editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 215-446-6631 or email@example.com.
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DUBLIN — The Vatican’s retired ambassador to the United States has penned an 11-page letter accusing senior Vatican officials of knowing as early as 2000 that the disgraced former archbishop of Washington, ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, regularly invited seminarians into his bed but they still promoted him to cardinal. By Nicole Winfield. SENT: About 910 words.
EXCHANGE-PHILLY SCHOOL SLANG
PHILADELPHIA — Say you’re brand-new to teaching in Philadelphia, and a student drops a casual “sawty” into conversation, as in “I thought I was going to make the bus, but I was sawty.” Panic? Reveal yourself as an out-of-touch old? No way. The young bouls have you covered. (For the record, sawty is a word to express being wrong.) For the first time, the Philadelphia School District has presented its new teachers and counselors with a handbook written by high school students. It features sections on engaging students, equality vs. equity, and the all-important “Philly Slang” component, a glossary of terms designed to ground school staff in the language their students actually use. Kristen A. Graham, The Philadelphia Inquirer. SENT: About 700 words.
POLICE SHOOTING-MOTEL — State police say a theft suspect was killed in a shootout with police at a central Pennsylvania motel over the weekend.
FISHERMAN PULLED FROM RIVER — Authorities say a man apparently drowned in a river near Pittsburgh while fishing with another man and a dog.
MILWAUKEE — Newly-acquired ace Chris Archer (4-6) takes the mound when the Pittsburgh Pirates wrap up a three-game series with the Milwaukee Brewers and Chase Anderson (8-7). UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts 1:10 p.m. CT.
PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin wanted a “varsity” effort out of his starting defense against Tennessee. A handful of sacks and one notable splash play by rookie safety Terrell Edmunds later, the Steelers got it in a one-sided win over Tennessee. By Will Graves. UPCOMING: 500 words by 6 p.m. EDT.
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