46 mumps cases at Temple U: AP PA headlines, features, scores & skeds

AP PA Headlines 3/16/19

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Health officials say there are now at least 46 cases of the mumps at Temple University and three others from surrounding counties, the most cases in the city since 2010.  That’s up from 16 cases reported last week.  The Department of Public Health for Philadelphia said Friday it recommends anyone experiencing fever, headache, jaw pain or fatigue see their regular or campus doctor.

 

Spokesman James Garrow said the effectiveness of the mumps vaccination tends to wane over time so it’s not necessarily a case of unvaccinated people.  Outbreaks tend to be more common on college campuses where people are more closely in contact.  There is no cure for mumps.  The city’s public health department said in 2017, there were eight confirmed cases in Philadelphia.

 

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — New Phillies star Bryce Harper sustained a bruised right foot when he was hit by a pitch during a spring training game Friday, but manager Gabe Kapler said the team wasn’t overly worried about the injury.  Initial X-rays were negative, the club said. Harper then left the ballpark for more detailed X-rays.

 

“Bryce has a right foot contusion,” Kapler said after a 3-2 win over Toronto. “Right now we don’t have reason for major concern, but obviously we want to go inside and take a look first.”  “Certainly extra scary given where we are in camp,” he said. “We’re confident and we understand we have a good club on the field and we’re confident that Bryce is going to be all right.”

 

AMBLER, Pa. (AP) — Police say a 20-year-old intoxicated man got on a school bus hoping to be dropped off closer to his home but instead rode to a suburban Philadelphia high school and went inside. Lower Gwynedd Police say a student reported an unknown man at 7:25 a.m. Friday. The man was dropped off and entered Wissahickon Senior High School. He was apprehended following a brief foot chase. Dominic Herder faces trespassing and public drunkenness charges. Police did not have attorney information for him.

 

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Wearing workout gear and carrying water bottles, fans of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg celebrated her 86th birthday Friday by exercising in front of the high court.  The court’s oldest justice has become known for her workouts, which include push-ups and planks. The justice has worked out on camera with “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert, and footage of her workout routine was also part of the 2018 documentary “RBG.” A book about her workout by her longtime trainer came out in 2017.

 

On Friday evening, fans dropped to the ground on the sidewalk outside the court and sang “Happy Birthday” while doing the plank. Ginsburg’s trainer, Bryant Johnson, led the exercise. He said Ginsburg had worked out Thursday night, and she told him to tell the crowd that for the first time since she underwent surgery for lung cancer in December, she has “been able to do the planks the correct way and the push-ups.”  Ginsburg’s son James joined the crowd. He said the justice’s plans for the evening included dinner out with family. Earlier, the justice was treated to “lots of desserts,” made from recipes by her late husband, Martin Ginsburg, he said.

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:  NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, a Democratic candidate for president; Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa.  Meet the Press is on WKOK and WKOK.com at noon.

 

ABC’s “This Week” — To be announced.    CBS’ “Face the Nation” — Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va.   CNN’s “State of the Union” — Klobuchar; Reps. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., and Jim Banks, R-Ind.   “Fox News Sunday” — Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, a Democratic candidate for president.

 

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The Phillies continue Spring Training Baseball today from Clearwater, FL, as the Phils host the Houston Astros. Coverage begins at 1 on your home for Phillies baseball, Newsradio 1070 WKOK.

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AP-Scorecard

Mar 16, 2019 3:05AM (GMT 07:05) – 739 words

AP-Scorecard
Here are the scores from yesterday’s sports events:
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INTERLEAGUE
Final Philadelphia 3 Toronto 2
Final L-A Angels 5 San Francisco 5
Final Chi Cubs 11 Chi White Sox 9
Final L-A Angels 2 Arizona 1
Final Colorado 2 Kansas City 1
Final Houston 5 St. Louis 0
Final Houston 11 St. Louis 2
Final Tampa Bay 6 Pittsburgh 6
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AMERICAN LEAGUE
Final Minnesota 12 Baltimore 9
Final N-Y Yankees 14 Boston 1
Final Tampa Bay 7 Detroit 3
Final Texas 5 Cleveland 2
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NATIONAL LEAGUE
Final Miami 7 Atlanta 6
Final Washington 11 N-Y Mets 3
Final Milwaukee 6 San Diego 2
Final L-A Dodgers 8 Cincinnati 1
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NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Final Philadelphia 123 Sacramento 114
Final Charlotte 116 Washington 110
Final Detroit 111 L.A. Lakers 97
Final Houston 108 Phoenix 102
Final Portland 122 New Orleans 110
Final Milwaukee 113 Miami 98
Final San Antonio 109 N-Y Knicks 83
Final L.A. Clippers 128 Chicago 121
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NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE
Final Columbus 3 Carolina 0
Final Toronto 7 Philadelphia 6
Final Vegas 2 Dallas 1
Final Anaheim 5 Colorado 3
Final Calgary 5 N-Y Rangers 1
Final SO New Jersey 3 Vancouver 2
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TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Final (12) Florida St. 69 (2) Virginia 59
Final (5) Duke 74 (3) North Carolina 73
Final (4) Kentucky 73 Alabama 55
Final (6) Michigan St. 77 Ohio St. 70
Final (8) Tennessee 83 Mississippi St. 76
Final Florida 76 (9) LSU 73
Final (10) Michigan 74 Iowa 53
Final (11) Houston 84 UConn 45
Final Minnesota 75 (13) Purdue 73
Final San Diego St. 65 (14) Nevada 56
Final Iowa St. 63 (15) Kansas St. 59
Final (17) Kansas 88 West Virginia 74
Final (18) Buffalo 85 Cent. Michigan 81
Final (19) Wisconsin 66 Nebraska 62
Final (22) Auburn 73 South Carolina 64
Final Seton Hall 81 (23) Marquette 79
Final (24) Cincinnati 82 SMU 74
Final OT (25) Villanova 71 Xavier 67
TODAY’S SPORTS SCHEDULE
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INTERLEAGUE
Pittsburgh at Detroit 1:05 p.m.
Atlanta at Boston 1:05 p.m.
Houston at Philadelphia 1:05 p.m.
Milwaukee at Kansas City 4:05 p.m.
Texas at Cincinnati 4:05 p.m.
L-A Dodgers at Chi White Sox 4:05 p.m.
Kansas City at San Diego 4:10 p.m.
Seattle at 11:05 p.m.
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AMERICAN LEAGUE
Minnesota at Tampa Bay 1:05 p.m.
Toronto at N-Y Yankees 1:05 p.m.
Baltimore at Toronto 1:07 p.m.
Cleveland at L-A Angels 4:10 p.m.
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NATIONAL LEAGUE
N-Y Mets at Miami 1:05 p.m.
St. Louis at Washington 1:05 p.m.
Colorado at Milwaukee 4:05 p.m.
San Diego at San Francisco 4:05 p.m.
Chi Cubs at Arizona 4:10 p.m.
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NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Atlanta at Boston 12:30 p.m.
Phoenix at New Orleans 7:00 p.m.
Memphis at Washington 7:00 p.m.
Cleveland at Dallas 8:30 p.m.
Golden State at Oklahoma City 8:30 p.m.
Portland at San Antonio 8:30 p.m.
Brooklyn at Utah 9:00 p.m.
Indiana at Denver 9:00 p.m.
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NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE
N-Y Islanders at Detroit 1:00 p.m.
St. Louis at Pittsburgh 1:00 p.m.
Florida at L.A. Kings 4:00 p.m.
Columbus at Boston 7:00 p.m.
Washington at Tampa Bay 7:00 p.m.
Buffalo at Carolina 7:00 p.m.
Chicago at Montreal 7:00 p.m.
Toronto at Ottawa 7:00 p.m.
Calgary at Winnipeg 7:00 p.m.
N-Y Rangers at Minnesota 8:00 p.m.
Edmonton at Arizona 10:00 p.m.
Nashville at San Jose 10:30 p.m.
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TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL
(8) Tennessee at (4) Kentucky 3:30 p.m.
(12) Florida St. at (5) Duke 8:30 p.m.
(19) Wisconsin at (6) Michigan St. 1:00 p.m.
Minnesota at (10) Michigan 3:30 p.m.
Memphis at (11) Houston 3:00 p.m.
Iowa St. at (17) Kansas 6:00 p.m.
Bowling Green at (18) Buffalo 7:30 p.m.
Florida at (22) Auburn 1:00 p.m.
Wichita St. at (24) Cincinnati 5:30 p.m.
Seton Hall at (25) Villanova 6:35 p.m.
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MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER
Seattle at Chicago 1:00 p.m.

 

 

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