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Republican state lawmaker from Altoona recovering from moderate stroke

Written by The Associated Press | Nov 21, 2017 12:08 PM
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FILE PHOTO: Representative John McGinnis, R-Blair. (AP Photo/Chris Knight)

(Altoona) -- A Republican state lawmaker is expected to be released from a hospital, three days after suffering what's described as a moderate stroke.

The office of Representative John McGinnis said he was hospitalized at UPMC Altoona on Saturday.

Today, his spokesman says McGinnis is in good spirits and doctors expect him to make a full recovery.

The 63-year-old is a retired finance professor at Penn State Altoona.

He's serving his third term in the House.

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