BC-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA
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PITTSBURGH _ State police in western Pennsylvania say two men tending to a disabled vehicle on an elevated highway in Pittsburgh plunged to the street below and were struck and killed by a passing vehicle.
COMMUNITY ACTIVIST KILLED
PHILADELPHIA _ One of two defendants has pleaded guilty to murder in the death of a community activist gunned down during an apparent carjacking while the victim’s 2-year-old daughter sat in the back seat.
GREENSBURG _ At the annual Southwestern Pennsylvania Council for the Arts Antique Show & Sale in Hempfield over the weekend, items ran the gamut from antique jewelry to vintage toys, from kitschy pop culture items to sports memorabilia. What’s missing is a younger generation of antique collectors, dealers say. “Our goal is get a younger clientele interested in antiques and the antiques market,” said show organizer John Mickinak, owner of the Ligonier Antique Gallery. “If we don’t, it will eventually fade away.” Stephen Huba, Tribune-Review.
Seton Hall plays Villanova at Wells Fargo Center. By Dan Gelston. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 2:30 p.m. EST.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Fourth-ranked Louisville hosts Pittsburgh in a tuneup before facing No. 3 UConn on Thursday. By freelancer Steve Bittenbender. UPCOMING. 600 words, photos. Game starts at 2 p.m. EST.
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