5 ways educators think lawmakers could help fix Pa.’s K-12 staffing crisis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

WCU to educate younger STEM students – Daily Local

House panel plans to vote gutted constitutional amendment | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania scrutinizes ‘junk fees’ behind consumers’ sticker shock | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Why Pennsylvania courts won’t be a part of this year’s budget hearings | WITF

Shapiro Administration invests in the future of Pennsylvania farms (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania to get up to $3M to fight climate change (msn.com)

Marriage equality measure gets a bipartisan backing with new bill; Dems give a renewed push for the Fairness Act – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

With a New Pennsylvania Governor, Lawmakers Push to Move Drilling Sites From Communities (capitalandmain.com)

Expecting more than $1 billion in opioid settlement money, Pa. grapples with policing vs. treatment (inquirer.com)

How will PA spend billions in opioid settlement money? · Spotlight PA

Pa. House Democrats mount new push to pass LGBTQ+ nondiscrimination bill – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. bill would ban pelvic exams on unconscious women without getting their OK – pennlive.com


Pa.-based David’s Bridal files for bankruptcy, but your order is safe | WITF

Hershey Company to buy 2 popcorn manufacturing plants – pennlive.com

Here’s when the new Chick-Fil-A near Trader Joe’s will open – pennlive.com

Amusement parks that have closed in Pennsylvania (abc27.com)

Sheetz lowers price of gas to $1.85 a gallon. Here’s what to know (abc27.com)

Apple unveils savings account (abc27.com)

Oversupply has Pennsylvania marijuana store owners not feeling the buzz – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Crumbl Cookies to open alongside other new retail tenant in Quakertown area shopping center | Pennsylvania News | wfmz.com


Long COVID is hurting business; workplace accommodations could help – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

COVID during pregnancy can affect brain development in baby boys, study says : Shots – Health News : NPR

A Possible Explanation for Long COVID Gains Traction : Consider This from NPR : NPR


Man punched 94-year-old, tried to sexually assault her after breaking into her central Pa. home: police – pennlive.com

Man charged with assault after shooting teen who rang doorbell: police – pennlive.com

TikTok ‘Benadryl challenge’ blamed in death of 13-year-old – pennlive.com

What We Know About the Ralph Yarl Shooting in Kansas City – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Ralph Yarl shooting: Gunman Andrew D. Lester has been charged : NPR

2 arrested in Allentown armed robberies (mcall.com)

Police investigate threat involving Pleasant Valley High School | Poconos and Coal Region | wfmz.com


WCU to educate younger STEM students – Daily Local

5 ways educators think lawmakers could help fix Pa.’s K-12 staffing crisis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Police, security guards at Pa. university go on strike – pennlive.com

Kolbe Academy will not reopen for 2023-24 school year (mcall.com)

Allentown school bus monitor cuts blasted by parents, drivers (mcall.com)

Threat prompts Governor Mifflin schools to go virtual | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

Temple football coach Antoine Smith facing more allegations (inquirer.com)

Lindback Awards 2023: Winning Philly educator went from child of undocumented parents to star principal (inquirer.com)


Special elections on primary day will fill two Pa. House seats; meet the candidates – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


Advocates call on EPA to cut climate pollution from Pa.’s power sector | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Greenland’s melting ice could be changing our oceans. Just ask the whales : NPR

Why melting ice sheets and glaciers are affecting people thousands of miles away : NPR

Where are the whales? Scientists find clues thousands of miles away : Short Wave : NPR

The Lehigh River is considered among the most endangered in the U.S., says advocacy group (mcall.com)

Beech Leaf Disease is killing trees in Pennsylvania and N.J. (inquirer.com)


Private investment gets head start on electronic vehicle buildout | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com


The dangers of food addiction – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

State News

Grant guidelines approved for state’s $200M program to expand high-speed internet (msn.com)

WCU to educate younger STEM students (msn.com)

Pa. Court tosses Tom Wolf suit against voter ID, abortion amendments | WITF

Jury selection is set to begin next week in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting trial | WITF

Commonwealth Court Passes On Constitutional Bundle Challenge (politicspa.com)

Commonwealth Court dismisses Wolf challenge to amendment that would ban abortion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. Game Commission approves 2023-24 hunting/trapping seasons (abc27.com)

National News

Biden signs executive order to improve access to child care | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Biden to Sign Executive Order That Aims to Make Child Care Cheaper – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Americans less concerned about environment as regulatory battle hits fever pitch | National | thecentersquare.com

State prosecutors ask Supreme Court to protect veterans’ rights | Virginia | thecentersquare.com

Abortion battle heats up nationwide | National | thecentersquare.com

Tax Day 2023 is April 18: Here’s what you need to know about filing your return – pennlive.com

Holocaust survivors and their descendants join forces on social media | ABC27

Odd spiral appears amid northern lights in Alaska night sky (abc27.com)

Republicans attack Manhattan District Attorney Bragg amid Trump investigation | ABC27

SpaceX calls off 1st launch attempt of giant rocket in Texas – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Planned Parenthood racism discrimination lawsuit by NJ nurse practitioner is one of many (inquirer.com)

FBI cautions about phone ‘spoofing’ scam | TribLIVE.com

Local News

Printing error forces Lancaster County to replace ballots | WITF

How Scranton’s Hispanic community is driving the rebirth of the city’s South Side – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Detour planned for curve realignment on Lancaster County road: PennDOT – pennlive.com

Cumberland County hires director of Office of Veterans Affairs and Services – pennlive.com

Mistake found on 18,554 mail-in primary election ballots in central Pa. county – pennlive.com

Sylvia Rambo Courthouse officially opens in Harrisburg (abc27.com)

New Civil War museum opens in Gettysburg (abc27.com)

‘Incredible Investigative Work’: Bucks DA Solves 40-year Cold Case – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Supreme Court to deliver answer in religious Lancaster County mailman’s case (inquirer.com)

Luzerne County starts testing primary election voting equipment | Times Leader


Flower Magazine founder to share floral expertise at Carnegie Museum of Art | TribLIVE.com

PNC Park workers authorize strike | TribLIVE.com

Morning Roudup: Pitt student governments to host town hall on safety | TribLIVE.com

Gainey still hasn’t picked a police chief, and community leaders are wary of some finalists | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Highland Park residents worry about nearby open-air gun range | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Duquesne University police officers go on strike | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Iconic giant ketchup bottle returns to Heinz Gate outside Acrisure Stadium – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)


New teen curfew set to begin at Philadelphia’s Fashion District on Monday – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Family of Rachel King, teacher killed in Montgomery County, call for justice (inquirer.com)

2023 Lindback Award principals: Here’s who won the Philly award (inquirer.com)

Temple, police probe hidden-camera allegation about assistant football coach (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia mayoral candidates discuss how to help homeless | Mayorsrace | phillytrib.com

Pilot program will explore if tiny homes could help serve the unhoused population in Philly | Local News | phillytrib.com

Pew report finds that Philly continues to struggle, despite pandemic bounce back | Local News | phillytrib.com

Delco coalition addressing issues facing unhoused people | State & Region | phillytrib.com


Fetterman returns to the Senate after hospitalization (abc27.com)

‘It’s great to be back’: John Fetterman returns to the Senate – The Morning Call (mcall.com)