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BC-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA

May 20, 2019 GMT

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. Editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 215-446-6631 or lrosenthal@ap.org

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HARRISBURG _ Pennsylvania’s primary election day on Tuesday will decide nominees or officeholders for several high-profile offices, including mayor of the nation’s sixth largest city and one of the state’s 18 members of the U.S. House. By Marc Levy. SENT: About 590 words.


TRUMP RALLY-PENNSYLVANIA _ President Donald Trump is coming to the battleground state of Pennsylvania for a rally hours before voters in a congressional district in the northcentral part of the state pick a new representative to go to Washington.

TWO SHOT IN CAR_ Authorities say two men sitting in a car in Philadelphia were shot and wounded by a shooter who fled the scene.

ROOF CHASE-SUSPECT INJURED _ Authorities say a man fleeing Pittsburgh police seriously injured himself when he jumped from the roof of a two-story home.



CHICAGO _ It’s Jake Arrieta versus Yu Darvish when the Philadelphia Phillies open a four-game series against the Chicago Cubs. Arrieta is facing his former team for the first time since signing with Philadelphia after the 2017 season, Darvish, who replaced Arrieta in Chicago’s rotation, has struggled since joining the Cubs. By Jay Cohen. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.


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