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Wednesday, May 24

Tornado Alley in 2011. (Source: Tornado Alley Hoops)

• Founder of ‘Tornado Alley’ remembered: Dave Porter, who created the half-court neighborhood basketball spot in 2003, died of cancer in Florida this month. (Source: LNP)

• Legislative Black Caucus celebrates 50 years: Legislators and community leaders held a rally at the state Capitol to mark the occasion and honor Community leaders and House Democrats honored the legacy of K. Leroy Irvis, the first Black Speaker of the House in any state legislature since Reconstruction. (Source: ABC 27)

• Pa. Supreme Court to hear case on Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: Opponents say then-Gov. Tom Wolf lacked the authority to bring Pennsylvania into the multi-state consortium. (Source: AP)

• Mastriano poised for Senate run: State Rep. Russ Diamond called Mastriano’s plans “a doomsday asteroid” for Pennsylvania Republicans’ electoral chances. (Source: WITF)

• PennDOT seeks public comment on building out EV charging infrastructure: The agency has millions of dollars to distribute from the federal infrastructure law. (Source: WGAL)

• Nation/world: Typhoon strikes Guam. (Source: NBC News) Uvalde marks one year since massacre. (Source: ABC News) Target removes some LGBTQ+ merchandise. (Source: AP) Netflix cracks down on account sharing. (Source: USA Today) DeSantis to announce presidential run on Twitter. (Source: NPR) Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem removed from Florida elementary school library. (Source: CNN)