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Freeman, Urías lead Dodgers past Phils for 6th straight win

May. 20, 2022 23:50 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Freddie Freeman singled three times and drove in two runs, Julio Urías pitched five shutout innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory. Trea Turner doubled and had an RBI for the NL...

Wainwright, Molina help Cardinals to 5-3 win over Pirates

May. 20, 2022 23:32 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Wainwright pitched seven innings of one-run ball to extend his domination of Pittsburgh, and battery-mate Yadier Molina keyed a four-run sixth inning with a two-run single as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pirates 5-3 on Friday night. Wainwright has won 10...

Pa. Senate GOP primary too close to call, recount likely

May. 20, 2022 20:55 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat is too close to call and is likely headed for a statewide recount to decide the winner of the contest between heart surgeon-turned-TV celebrity Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick. ...

Court rules on mail ballots as Senate race votes are counted

May. 20, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal court ruled Friday that mail-in ballots without a required date on the return envelope must be allowed in a 2021 Pennsylvania county judge race, a decision that could complicate the ongoing process of vote counting in the state's neck-and-neck U.S. Senate...

Lee wins Democratic primary in historic bid for Congress

May. 20, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Summer Lee has won a five-way Democratic primary for a Pittsburgh-based U.S. House seat, making her the favorite in the heavily Democratic district to win the fall general election and become the first Black woman elected to Congress from Pennsylvania. Friday...

Summer Lee wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 12th Congressional District.

May. 20, 2022 18:24 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Summer Lee wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 12th Congressional District.

Phillies' Harper sits again in series opener against Dodgers

May. 20, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies slugger Bryce Harper will miss his fifth straight contest when Philadelphia opens a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. Harper had a platelet-rich plasma injection in his right elbow on Sunday. The Phillies originally...

Republican US Senate primary in Pennsylvania between Oz and McCormick is too close to call, likely headed for recount

May. 20, 2022 17:15 PM EDT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican US Senate primary in Pennsylvania between Oz and McCormick is too close to call, likely headed for recount.

Pennsylvania jobless rate fell; payrolls, labor force up

May. 20, 2022 14:43 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s payrolls and workforce grew in April as the state's unemployment rate sank to a post-pandemic low, according to new state figures released Friday. Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate dropped one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.8% from March's...

Padres manager Bob Melvin expected back in dugout Friday

May. 19, 2022 21:46 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Manager Bob Melvin plans to return to the dugout Friday night when the San Diego Padres open a three-game series at San Francisco, the team said Thursday. Melvin has been away since having prostate surgery on May 11. The Padres said no cancer was found. Melvin...