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Goodbye NYC; Estimates show big city losses, Sunbelt gains

May. 26, 2022 00:20 AM EDT

Ko Im always thought she would live in New York forever. She knew every corner of Manhattan and had worked hard to build a community of friends. Living in a small apartment, she found her attitude shifting early in the pandemic. After her brother accepted a job in Seattle in the summer of 2020, she...

Longoria, Giants tee off on Mets rookie Szapucki in 9-3 rout

May. 25, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Evan Longoria homered twice and Joc Pederson hit his fourth in two games as the San Francisco Giants went deep four times in the first two innings off rookie Thomas Szapucki and routed the New York Mets 9-3 Wednesday. Mike Yastrzemski also homered off Szapucki,...

Oz, McCormick race heads into recount in Pa. Senate primary

May. 25, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's top election official said Wednesday that the margin between the top two candidates in last week's Republican primary for U.S. Senate is tight enough to trigger a statewide recount, dragging the outcome into June as the candidates fight in court. ...

Paxten Aaronson looks to follow brother's successful path

May. 25, 2022 17:53 PM EDT

While big brother Brenden Aaronson appears to be headed to the Premier League and possibly the World Cup, Paxten Aaronson is poised to break out on his own. Paxten, 18, is a product of the Philadelphia Union's academy system, just like his brother. Both signed homegrown contracts...

Suwinski, VanMeter hit 3-run HRs, Pirates beat Rockies 10-5

May. 25, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jack Suwinski doesn't step into the batter's box trying to hit home runs. The Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder is hitting them anyway. The 23-year-old flipped a full-count pitch just over the rail above the Clemente Wall at PNC Park in the sixth inning on Wednesday...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

May. 25, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. May 19, 2022. Editorial: Botched Lancaster ballots undermine voter confidence Sixteen-thousand botched mail-in votes in Lancaster County could determine the outcome of the Republican primary for U.S. Senate. Now, imagine a similar scenario...

House votes against taking up gun bill after Texas killings

May. 25, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — An effort by Democratic lawmakers in Pennsylvania to ban owning, selling or making high-capacity, semi-automatic firearms went nowhere Wednesday as state House Republicans again displayed their firm opposition to gun restriction proposals. The state House of...

Steelers stay in-house, tab Omar Khan as new general manager

May. 25, 2022 14:55 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers stayed in-house to find Kevin Colbert's replacement, promoting longtime executive Omar Khan to be the team's next general manager on Wednesday. Khan signed a four-year deal to succeed Colbert, who is retiring at the end of the month...

Back soreness sends Rockies OF Kris Bryant back to IL

May. 25, 2022 13:44 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Colorado Rockies outfielder Kris Bryant's balky back has him on the injured list for the second time this season. The Rockies placed Bryant on the 10-day injured list Wednesday. The move is retroactive to Monday, when Colorado initially held Bryant out of the...

Youth, 16, charged with attempted murder in school stabbing

May. 25, 2022 12:41 PM EDT

COATESVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors have announced attempted murder and other charges against a 16-year-old youth in the stabbing of another student at a high school near Philadelphia that reportedly stemmed from a fight over a vape cartridge. Police were called to Coatesville Area...