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Legislatura

Gymnasts who suffered sexual abuse lend their voices to push for PA law
https://triblive.com/state/pennsylvania/14069738-74/gymnasts-who-suffered-sexual-abuse-lend-their-voices-to-push-for-pa

A Pa. lawmaker is escalating his uphill fight for victims of child abuse | John Baer
http://www2.philly.com/philly/columnists/john_baer/john-baer-child-abuse-victim-rights-pennsylvania-house-catholic-church-mark-rozzi-joe-scarnati-20180911.html

Home rule for Harrisburg?
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/09/home_rule_for_harrisburg.html#incart_river_index

Will Reading be punished for getting its finances in order?
http://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/will-reading-be-punished-for-getting-its-finances-in-order

Berks Community Health Center gets $500,000 state grant
http://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/berks-community-health-center-gets-500000-state-grant

Our view: Close gun loophole in abuse cases
http://www.goerie.com/opinion/20180912/our-view-close-gun-loophole-in-abuse-cases

9/11

Mullery: We must ensure memory of 9/11 endures
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/mullery-we-must-ensure-memory-of-9-11-endures-1.2384717

An everlasting concert: Tower of Voices commemorates Flight 93 heroes
http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2018/09/12/An-everlasting-concert-Tower-of-Voices-commemorates-Flight-93-heroes/stories/201809110023

‘Our 40’ — Heroes of United Flight 93 remembered on 9/11 anniversary in Western Pa.
https://triblive.com/local/regional/14069861-74/our-40-heroes-of-united-flight-93-remembered-on-911-anniversary

The sight, the smell, the smoke: At Wilkes, 9/11 lesson is ‘be better’
https://www.timesleader.com/news/717793/the-sight-the-smell-the-smoke-at-wilkes-9-11-lesson-is-be-better

Too young to remember 9/11, high school students don’t plan to forget
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/too-young-to-remember-9-11-high-school-students-don-t-plan-to-forget-1.2384401

Reading firefighters honor memories of those killed on 9/11
http://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/reading-firefighters-honor-memories-of-those-killed-on-911

Empresas

Barnes & Noble opening Thur. at East End Center
https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/barnes-noble-opening-thur-at-east-end-center-1.2384637

Some Bon-Ton stores could reopen as judge allows sale of company’s intellectual property
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/09/judge_bon-ton_sale_reopening.html#incart_2box_news

Abusos sexuales del clero

Cardinal Wuerl to discuss resignation with pope
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/faith-religion/2018/09/11/Cardinal-Wuerl-resignation-Archbishop-Washington-Pope-Francis-sexual-abuse/stories/201809110158

Delito/Castigo

Judge’s TV comments on Antwon Rose death spur charged cop to request recusal
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2018/09/11/Michael-Rosfeld-East-Pittsburgh-police-antwon-rose-judge-anthony-mariani-recuse-homicide/stories/201809110082

A man accused of misusing donations for a homeless vet is arrested for a suspended license
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2018/09/11/A-man-accused-of-misusing-donations-for-a-homeless-vet-is-arrested-for-a-suspended-license/stories/201809110164

Pair sentenced in girl’s ATV death
http://www.altoonamirror.com/news/local-news/2018/09/pair-sentenced-in-girls-atv-death/

Educación

Racial slurs yelled at Penn Hills soccer players during game at Connellsville, officials say
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14069830-74/racial-slurs-yelled-at-penn-hills-soccer-players-during-game-at-connellsville

Steeler Night raises $34K for Latrobe student programs
https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/14071501-74/steeler-night-raises-34k-for-latrobe-student-programs

Auditor general: Loophole lets charter schools keep public in the dark
http://www.mcall.com/news/education/mc-nws-bethlehem-depasquale-charter-school-law-20180911-story.html

National fraternity organization tells members to ban hard alcohol
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2018/09/11/North-American-Interfraternity-Conference-alcohol-ban-fraternities/stories/201809110100

Misericordia ranked highly in U.S. News & World Report rankings
https://www.timesleader.com/news/717757/misericordia-ranked-highly-in-u-s-news-world-report-rankings

Shippensburg’s president making changes to enhance communication, build retention
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/09/i_love_student_interaction_shi.html#incart_river_index

Elecciones/Política

Voters are ‘on fire about politics.’ Why the 2018 midterm elections feel so epic.
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/politics/elections/midterm-elections-2018-donald-trump-congress-democrats-republicans__trashed-20180912.html

Paper’s back as government officials, advocates check out new voting machines
http://www.mcall.com/news/local/elections/mc-nws-lehigh-county-voting-machines-demonstration-20180911-story.html

Attorney for state Senate candidate James Craig’s former campaign manager denies client forged signatures
http://www.timesonline.com/news/20180911/attorney-for-state-senate-candidate-james-craigs-former-campaign-manager-denies-client-forged-signatures

Medio ambiente

Pipeline explosion: Part of line shut down during investigation
https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/2018/09/11/pipeline-explosion-part-of-line-shut-down-during-investigation/?_ga=2.61909676.1465888644.1536580582-143648526.1525781970

Noticias locales

Building owners upset over Nanticoke eminent domain filings
https://www.timesleader.com/news/717779/building-owners-upset-over-nanticoke-eminent-domain-filings

Luzerne County Council approves tax break for Hanover Township project
https://www.timesleader.com/news/717808/luzerne-county-council-approves-tax-break-for-hanover-township-project

Wilkes-Barre council members want mayor to reconsider fire patrols
https://www.timesleader.com/news/717789/wilkes-barre-council-members-want-mayor-to-reconsider-fire-patrols

Wilkes-Barre retains best rating in Pa. for flood insurance program
https://www.timesleader.com/news/717791/wilkes-barre-retains-best-rating-in-pa-for-flood-insurance-program

Wyoming president won’t say why council didn’t fire police commissioner
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/wyoming-president-won-t-say-why-council-didn-t-fire-police-commissioner-1.2384669

Area municipalities get cash back from LCB
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/area-municipalities-get-cash-back-from-lcb-1.2384412

‘Optics,’ yes; but ethics, too
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/opinion/optics-yes-but-ethics-too-1.2384720

New Kensington targets ‘maybe 100’ blighted structures
https://triblive.com/local/valleynewsdispatch/14070186-74/new-kensington-targets-maybe-100-blighted-structures

Cumru residents pack zoning meeting for proposed group home for abused boys
http://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/cumru-residents-pack-zoning-meeting-for-proposed-group-home-for-abused-boys

Editorial: Berks animal-welfare groups need support
http://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/editorial-berks-animal-welfare-groups-need-support

Is this property blighted? Allentown Planners say yes, clearing way for talks on tax break
http://www.mcall.com/news/local/allentown/mc-nws-allentown-trout-creek-blight-tax-zone-20180911-story.html

Hogan: State, feds should investigate handling of K-9 funds
https://www.dailylocal.com/news/hogan-state-feds-should-investigate-handling-of-k–funds/article_480216fa-b604-11e8-8d2c-9bc8f6ced126.html

State orders Allen Township to set aside land for park
http://www.mcall.com/news/local/mc-nws-allen-township-parkland-20180911-story.html

Noticias nacionales

A Trump-backed former cop, a gay man and an ex-single mom notch New Hampshire primary wins
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2018/09/11/A-Trump-backed-former-cop-a-gay-man-and-an-ex-single-mom-notch-New-Hampshire-primary-wins/stories/201809110185

Manafort discusses possible plea deal
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/politics/manafort-discusses-possible-plea-deal-20180911.html

North Carolina politicians have decried the climate-change science that makes Hurricane Florence so dangerous | Will Bunch
http://www2.philly.com/philly/columnists/will_bunch/hurricane-florence-north-carolina-climate-change-politicians-20180911.html

Crisis de los opiáceos

Hospital stays for heroin overdoses in Pa. spike, especially among Hispanics
http://www2.philly.com/philly/health/addiction/hospital-stays-for-heroin-overdoses-in-pa-spike-especially-among-hispanics-20180912.html

Washington County among the state’s top counties for heroin overdose hospitalizations
https://observer-reporter.com/news/localnews/washington-county-among-the-state-s-top-counties-for-heroin/article_6eea87cc-b5d0-11e8-9df3-77b74cad907b.html

Group forming to combat opioid crisis asks W-B council to help
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/group-forming-to-combat-opioid-crisis-asks-w-b-council-to-help-1.2384726

Report finds pain medicine overdoses in NEPA far outpace heroin overdoses
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/report-finds-pain-medicine-overdoses-in-nepa-far-outpace-heroin-overdoses-1.2384833

Overdose rates rising in Cambria County, report says
http://www.tribdem.com/news/overdose-rates-rising-in-cambria-county-report-says/article_68aafcf0-b636-11e8-be6d-d76fe100dbaa.html

Filadelfia

With Philly’s construction tax ‘D.O.A.,’ Kenney proposes alternative
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/politics/mayor-kenney-veto-construction-tax-alternative-20180912.html

Philly’s new animal shelter leader was fired from her last job | Stu Bykofsky
http://www2.philly.com/philly/columnists/stu_bykofsky/stu-bykofsky-new-animal-shelter-leader-susan-russell-fired-chicago-20180911.html

50 years ago, Girard College admitted its first black students. What does that mean today?
http://www2.philly.com/philly/education/50-years-ago-girard-college-admitted-first-black-students-20180911.html

Girard College marks 50 years of desegregation
http://www.phillytrib.com/news/girard-college-marks-years-of-desegregation/article_537de6a6-b629-11e8-945a-f77762c44431.html

Philly’s NAACP accuses SEPTA of having ‘toxic’ work culture
http://www.phillytrib.com/news/philly-s-naacp-accuses-septa-of-having-toxic-work-culture/article_05ae15bc-7082-5a6f-99ea-4abf04f1e3b2.html

Man, 19, killed in Frankford shooting
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/crime/man-19-killed-in-frankford-shooting-20180911.html

Why labor has embraced immigrant rights — and 9 more examples of Philly intersectionality
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/labor-social-justice-intersectionality-philly-building-trades-20180911.html

Days of rain cause major flooding, ceiling collapse at a S. Philly HS
http://www2.philly.com/philly/education/academy-at-palumbo-south-philly-rain-flooding-ceiling-collapse-20180911.html

To make big impact, new Philly school board must break with the past | Opinion
http://www2.philly.com/philly/opinion/commentary/to-make-big-impact-new-philly-school-board-must-break-with-the-past-opinion-20180911.html

Kensington junkyard battle rages on in courtroom
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/philadelphia/kensington-junkyard-battle-hearing-feinberg-20180912.html

Numbers on poverty don’t show the full reality of its impact | Editorial
http://www2.philly.com/philly/opinion/editorials/philadelphia-poverty-census-bureau-numbers-2018-wages-food-stamps-20180912.html

Pitt

Three YMCA branches listed for sale
http://www.post-gazette.com/business/pittsburgh-company-news/2018/09/11/YMCA-Greater-Pittsburgh-branches-listed-sale-bankrutpcy-restructuring/stories/201809110103

Mon Wharf, 10th Street Bypass remain closed Wednesday
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2018/09/12/Mon-Wharf-10th-Street-Bypass-remain-closed-Wednesday-pittsburgh/stories/201809120125

You knew he was going to be a star:’ Crowd fills Blue Slide Park to remember Mac Miller
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2018/09/11/Crowd-estimated-in-the-thousands-remembers-Mac-Miller-pittsburgh-rapper-blue-slide-park/stories/201809110169

Security guard, first victim of 2012 Western Psych shooting rampage, dies
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2018/09/11/Jeremy-byers-dead-western-psychiatric-institute-and-clinic-john-shick-upmc/stories/201809110105

Pittsburgh Public plans to test students for ‘gifted’ eligibility
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2018/09/11/Pittsburgh-Public-Schools-gifted-students-universal-screening-Kashif-Henderson/stories/201809100115

Last two public meetings to discuss idea of countywide citizens’ review board set
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14069950-74/last-two-public-meetings-to-discuss-idea-of-countywide-citizens-review-board

Strip District redevelopment tax break headed to County Council
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14069936-74/strip-district-redevelopment-tax-break-headed-to-county-council

Pittsburgh could acquire former VA hospital campus in Lincoln-Lemington
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14069918-74/pittsburgh-could-acquire-former-veterans-affairs-hospital-campus-in-lincoln-lemington

Landslide closes a portion of Noblestown Road in Pittsburgh’s Elliott neighborhood
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14069848-74/landslide-closes-a-portion-of-noblestown-road-in-pittsburghs-elliott-neighborhood

Noticias del Estado

Pint-size and fearless, Pennsylvania motorcycle phenom is not one of the boys
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/flat-track-motorcycle-racing-shayna-texter-husqvarna-single-cylinder-pennsylvania-20180912.html

Goodwill to close North Side and Whitehall stores this fall
http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2018/09/11/Goodwill-closing-two-stores-North-Side-Whitehall-pittsburgh-leases/stories/201809110126

Pa. court upholds $1.1 million fine against EQT for leaky wastewater pit
http://www.post-gazette.com/business/powersource/2018/09/10/Commonwealth-Court-1-1-million-fine-EQT-Corp-leaky-wastewater-pit-Marcellus-DEP/stories/201809100116

Red sand in Greensburg to raise awareness of human trafficking
https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/14070116-74/red-sand-in-greensburgs-sidewalk-cracks-raising-awareness-of-modern-slavery

VA will host town hall meeting
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/va-will-host-town-hall-meeting-1.2384643

Local Red Cross volunteers head south to help
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/local-red-cross-volunteers-head-south-to-help-1.2384732

Florence unlikely to cause much trouble locally
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/florence-unlikely-to-cause-much-trouble-locally-1.2384750

Berks County help on the way to hurricane efforts
http://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/tri-county-red-cross-official-volunteers-to-south-carolina-ahead-of-hurricane

33 expired restaurant licences up for bid at November PLCB auction
https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/33-expired-restaurant-licences-up-for-bid-at-november-plcb-auction-1.2384628

Wyomissing area shaken by small earthquake
http://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/wyomissing-area-shaken-by-small-earthquake

Ex-Pa. open records office director recognized nationally for promoting government transparency
https://www.pennlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2018/09/ex-pa_open_records_office_dire.html#incart_river_index

Washington

As Isaac heads toward the Caribbean, Trump calls Puerto Rico’s aid an ‘unsung success’
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2018/09/11/As-Isaac-heads-toward-the-Caribbean-Trump-calls-Puerto-Rico-s-aid-an-unsung-success/stories/201809110165

Trump rollback would ease rules on climate-changing methane
http://www2.philly.com/philly/business/energy/trump-rollback-rules-climate-changing-methane-pennsylvania-20180911.html