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Investing in the future is not radical environmentalism | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

State authority to prosecute gun crimes may expand in Philadelphia | Pennsylvania |

Doctors oppose bill that would let pharmacists continue to vaccinate children after pandemic | WITF

Schnee certified as winner of special election for 116th District state House seat | Election |


Coronavirus – COVID-19

TSA not enforcing travel mask mandate after judge strikes it down (

These airlines are dropping mask mandates after a federal judge’s ruling : NPR

Some major U.S. airlines are dropping mask mandates for travelers | WITF

Moderna announces step toward updating COVID-19 shots for the fall (

There are lessons for COVID in the U.S.’s lingering battle with HIV : Shots – Health News : NPR



Pa.’s unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent in March – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Ranking Philadelphia-area malls, from Neshaminy to King of Prussia (

The Tech Bubble That Never Burst – The New York Times (

Margaritaville in the Poconos? New plans taking shape in Pocono Manor (

Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville resort coming to Poconos with hotel, restaurants, RV park & bungalows –

Margaritaville Resort Village to open at Pocono Manor – The Morning Call (

Pa. casinos reach new heights with $462.7M in March wagers |

Better ventilation makes a healthier workplace — if companies invest : Shots – Health News : NPR



​​Pa. prison union says they need to fill 600 guard positions, but are staffing woes self-inflicted? –



Pitt fears attacks on fetal tissues use, redistricting could hurt state funding, tuition breaks | WITF

SDoL to vote on attendance zones, policy that could move 1300 students: Here’s what you should know | Local News |

$103.5M Phoenixville Schools budget would hike taxes .99% (

LGBTQ and BIPOC communities in crosshairs of banned book movement | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Pocono Mountain recognized for music program seventh year in row (

Don’t say gay? Students say Bucks school district killed production of musical ‘Rent’ because it has queer relationships – The Morning Call (

Philadelphia School District principals discuss winning Lindback Award | Local News |

Students revolt at this top Philly school | Morning Newsletter (

Norwin School Board approves policy that guides teaching of controversial issues |



Pennsylvania’s GOP gubernatorial candidates to debate Tuesday night –

Wave of GOP primary challengers seek Harrisburg shakeup over mail-in voting, pandemic response – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pennsylvania could become an open primary state in renewed push for legislation | PhillyVoice

Scheller raises 10 times more than Dellicker in Republican primary for 7th Congressional District – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Josh Shapiro to Brian Sims: ‘Cease and desist’ running ad that touts endorsement (

Fetterman: ‘Workers can always count on me’ (

Craig Snyder: John Fetterman — socialist for senate (

Bochetto: ‘Politics is an adversarial system’ (

Opinion | Can Democrats Turn Their 2022 Around? – The New York Times (

Voter guide, attack ads, and another missing radioactive device · Spotlight PA

Campaign Believes “Race Is White’s To Lose” – PoliticsPA

Lou Barletta talks governor’s race as primary looms | ABC27

Pennsylvania Senate candidate McCormick earned $22M as hedge fund CEO | WITF

Pa. progressive Dems not getting party backing – WHYY

Armenian Americans rally in opposition to Oz’s Pennsylvania Senate bid (



‘We are on high alert’: State identifies ‘highly infectious’ bird flu case in Lancaster County – City & State Pennsylvania (

Avian flu outbreak on Lancaster County farm kills 1.4 million birds, efforts to protect others are underway | Local News |

Bird flu found at Lancaster County poultry farm | WITF

Howard Grossman calls for environmental activism in Poconos (

Pennsylvania’s plan fails to meet goal for reducing pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, the EPA says | WITF

EPA: Expect ‘tough love’ after Pennsylvania’s Chesapeake Bay pollution plan falls short again | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Weather restrictions lifted across the Pa. Turnpike | ABC27



Pennsylvania health department to get new acting secretary | Coronavirus |

Top health official to step down this week, Wolf administration announces – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always’ sheds light on abortion politics in Pa. | Fletcher McClellan – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


State News

Federal and state officials tout impact of infrastructure law funding (

Office of Open Records dismisses cases involving Vision 2025, JARI; both considered ‘private nonprofit’ entities by state | News |

Pa. Supreme court case challenges parole ban for felony-murder convictions – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


National News

Russia attacking along front of hundreds of miles, Ukraine says (

Guest Opinion: There’s joy in Ketanji Brown Jackson’s ascent (

200,000 Russians may lose their jobs as companies pull out, Moscow mayor says : NPR

Judge orders FBI to produce records on Civil War gold hunt –

InfoWars files for bankruptcy in the face of lawsuits over Sandy Hook shooting denial | WITF

EXPLAINER: What does Infowars’ bankruptcy filing mean? – Reading Eagle

Florida rejects 54 math books, claiming critical race theory appeared in some | WITF

Federal Judge OKs Challenge Seeking To Disqualify Marjorie Taylor Greene : NPR

Global Finance Meeting To Tackle War-Driven Food Insecurity : NPR


Local News

Morgan returns to Southmont Council, sewer project continuing | News |

Lower Merion to consider plan to expand Ardmore House for additional affordable housing – Mainline Media News

Montco neighbors oppose houses proposed near flood-prone Tookany Creek (

West Pittston seeking levee funding from Luzerne County’s American Rescue allocation | Times Leader



An officer answered a noise complaint before deadly Pittsburgh shooting | WITF

Pittsburgh police: Officer handled noise complaint at Airbnb 90 minutes before deadly mass shooting | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Teens mourned as schools cope with aftermath of Pittsburgh mass shooting | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh councilmembers aim to rein in rogue rental properties after Airbnb mass shooting | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh City Council looks to regulate Airbnb, other short-term rentals after deadly weekend shooting |

Port Authority drops mask requirements after federal court ruling | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Editorial: A tale of two jurisdictions: Pittsburgh police got it right on Saturday; Wilkinsburg didn’t | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The first 100 days: Challenging start hasn’t deterred Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey from getting his message across | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



SEPTA drops mask mandate for riders after federal court strikes down CDC directive – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Philly Shipyard awarded final contract in $1.5B order for 5 national security vessels – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Businesses react to return of Philadelphia’s mask mandate | Local News |

Suit seeks to overturn renewed Philadelphia mask mandate | Coronavirus |

29 people died in Philly jails in the pandemic. City officials say they did a ‘good job.’ (

Philadelphia philanthropist Gerry Lenfest’s estate gifts $100-million to Museum of American Revolution, Lenfest Institute (

Northeast High principal Omar Crowder is one of Philly’s best leaders. Here’s how he got there. (



GUTOWSKI: Biden’s New ATF Nominee Already Generating Controversy – DV Journal (

House and Senate are far apart on their bills to address computer chip shortage : NPR