Fetterman suffers a stroke; rally for reproductive rights; primary trades: Good Morning, Pennsylvania
What you need to know: Monday, May 16, 2022
High: 78; Low: 57. Thunderstorms.
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Fetterman suffers a stroke: Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman suffered a stroke on Friday while on the campaign trail and was still in a Lancaster hospital under observation on Sunday. Fetterman said he’s on the road to a full recovery and will be “back on track” soon.
Approval: Former President Donald Trump, who stayed out of the Republican primary race for the open governorship, announced three days before the primary that he was backing Doug Mastriano.
- See also: Tom Marino accuses Trump of throwing Barletta ‘under the bus’
- See also: Melissa Hart drops out of GOP gubernatorial race
Hot races: While most eyes are on the US Senate and Governor races, there are some interesting primary battles between US House districts, as well as state legislative races.
- See also: What you need to know for Primary Election Day
Debate cancelled: The race between GOP incumbents Perry Stambaugh and John Hershey, who were redrawn in the same district, has taken a negative turn in recent days, resulting in their debate being canceled after a threat of violence.
Mass shot: Police say the 18-year-old white man who shot dead 10 people at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, intended to kill as many black people as possible. The FBI is investigating the shooting as a racially motivated hate crime and violent extremism.
- See also: Buffalo Hunt: What We Know So Far
- See also: 1 dead, 4 injured in California church shooting
Reproductive rights: Thousands of people gathered on the steps of the capital in Harrisburg on Saturday in a day of nationwide protests against the actions of the United States Supreme Court, which in a leaked notice said it was about to cancel Roe against Wade.
Traffic alert: Traffic lights on Second Street between Forster and Division streets will flash yellow until Oct. 11 as Harrisburg turns the street into a two-way road.
Photo Galleries: We were at nine proms this weekend. Photos and videos include:
Personal issues: PennLive’s Bob Flounders takes a look at Penn State’s talented wide players, who will catch Sean Clifford’s passes this fall.
‘Moneyball’: PennLive’s Dave Jones takes a look at the sports drama, finding it relevant again nearly 11 years after its release.