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Here’s how Pa. politicians reacted to the Chauvin trial verdict | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Corman responds to calls for Pa. Senate to pass stand-alone sex abuse bill | ABC27

Rep. Mullins among group calling for increase to minimum wage | News | (

Bill advances requiring Pa. school districts to open up classrooms to homeschoolers –

Bill Makes PA Treasury’s Transparency Portal Permanent – WDAC

Pennsylvania ballot question seeks to limit Gov. Wolf’s disaster-declaring powers – The Morning Call (

Smart Talk: Is legal marijuana in PA’s future? | Smart Talk (

Confined to Zoom no more, activists return to state Capitol to hold lawmakers to account | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Leaders, advocates pledge support for victims’ rights and Marsy’s Law | News |

Key GOP lawmaker eyes photo ID, signature matching as Pa. considers voting changes (

After motorcycle crash, Pa. Sen. Mike Regan says his riding days are behind him –


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Pennsylvania turns to fighting COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy to achieve herd immunity (

Pennsylvania plans to send vaccine to more providers | Coronavirus | (

J&J coronavirus vaccine: European Union regulator finds ‘possible link’ between shot, blood clots (

Hitting latest vaccine milestone, Biden pushes shots for all | Coronavirus | (

Nation Faces ‘Hand-to-Hand Combat’ to Get Reluctant Americans Vaccinated – The New York Times (

App helps find providers with COVID-19 vaccine in-stock | coronavirus |

For one day, regional COVID-19 spread looks better than state | Coronavirus | (

Walk-up COVID vaccine clinic coming to downtown Reading | Coronavirus |

LVHN reschedules Wednesday drive-thru vaccine clinic – The Morning Call (

Pa. within a few weeks of intensifying campaign against COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy –

Lagging vaccination rates among rural seniors hint at brewing rural-urban divide | WITF

After calling virus fake, Ted Nugent says he’s been battling COVID-19: ‘I thought I was dying’ –

Children, teens fuel Erie County’s COVID-19 surge (

Philadelphia delays decision on relaxing Covid restrictions April 30 – Philadelphia Business Journal (



ATI sets deadline on latest contract offer to end Steelworkers strike |

Chris Kelly Opinion: Too rich to pay taxes, too broke to work | Chris-kelly | (

Hazleton City Council eyes public review of business license regulations | News |

Former GSK executive launches Code Biotherapeutics with $10M in seed funding – Philadelphia Business Journal (



Massive police presence in Upper Macungie after reports of possible active shooter; suspect possibly in custody – The Morning Call (

Berks County authorities charge 5 men in $132,000 phone scam; 11 victims duped | Berks and Beyond |

Doylestown Borough approves relaxed marijuana penalty (



Pittsburgh ed tech company acquires Zorbit’s Math | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (

Hempfield Area OKs study for renovating or rebuilding high school |

Pittston Area planning summer program in response to pandemic disruption | coronavirus |

Hazleton Area schools halt classes; students will study from home until Monday | Education |

Editorial: Fair schools funding fight to get its day in court | Opinion |

With stimulus money flowing to Pa. schools, we need to help students catch up | Opinion | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Community schools: United Way of Erie County adds 5 case managers (

Bethlehem school taxes likely to rise for the 1st time in 2 years to help close budget hole –



Candidates seeking 48th Senatorial District seat put their differences on display –

Luzerne County set to start mailing ballots Monday | Times Leader

Fitzgerald to state lawmakers: Allegheny County needs help with elections expenses | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (

Prominent LGBTQ Advocate Declares Candidacy for Sims House Seat | PoliticsPA

County solicitor recommends special election for DA | Election |



Lancaster region’s air quality again ranks among worst in the US: report | Local News |

Earth Day: Lehigh Valley guide to events and cleanups – The Morning Call (

Great American Cleanup is Saturday in Wilkes-Barre | News |

How to celebrate Earth Day in Berks County | Local News |

Seven ways to celebrate Earth Day 2021 in Pittsburgh | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

There’s plenty of ways to celebrate Earth Day in the Pocono Mountains (



New coalition of 43 groups pushes Port Authority for reduced fares for low-income riders | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (

Here are the gas main replacement projects in the Lehigh Valley – The Morning Call (

Lower Makefield Wegmans’ plan gets $3M for traffic upgrades, new trail (



I’m a pediatrician who cares for transgender kids – here’s what you need to know about social support, puberty blockers and other medical options that improve lives of transgender youth | Opinion | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Beaver County overdoses, drug deaths rise during pandemic (

Delaware County appoints its first Board of Health | News |


State News

Torsella back on PSERS board amid internal and external investigations | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

PSERS moves aside its chief investment officer and hires outside firm (

Pa. highway deaths rose in 2020 despite less traffic |

Federal COVID-19 rescue plan fuels ‘life-altering’ health insurance expansion and savings in Pa. –

Our desire for quick delivery is bringing more warehouses to our neighborhoods | Inga Saffron (

Brood X emerging could affect life this summer (


National News

Ex-cop Derek Chauvin found guilty on all counts in George Floyd’s death | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (

George Floyd’s family celebrates verdict against Derek Chauvin, vow to fight for racial justice (

The Death of George Floyd Reignited a Movement. What Happens Now? – The New York Times (

Columbus Shooting: 16-Year-Old Girl Fatally Shot by Police, Officials Say – The New York Times (

U.S. takes steps to protect electric system from cyberattacks | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (

‘No place for you’: Indian hospitals buckle amid virus surge | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (

First woman ever applies to run for president of Syria | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (

Travel tidal wave approaching | News |


Local News

TL readers react to Chauvin conviction | Times Leader

Harrisburg-area activists hope this is ‘the beginning of justice,’ but say there is more work to do –

Lehigh Valley activists react to Derek Chauvin’s conviction for killing George Floyd: ‘We still have a long way to go’ – The Morning Call (

Southwest PA reacts to Derek Chauvin’s trial in George Floyd murder verdict (

Derek Chauvin verdict: Bucks County reacts (

York reacts to verdicts in the Chauvin trial Tuesday evening (

Derek Chauvin verdict: Erie reacts to George Floyd murder trial (

Local activists, politicians weigh in on guilty verdict in trial of ex-cop Derek Chauvin in George Floyd’s death | Local News |

‘A watershed moment’: Johnstown region reacts to Chauvin guilty verdict | News |

Mayor declares emergency to secure third-party IT services for Scranton | News | (

Flood authority approves agreements, awards contract for levee system upgrades | News |

Shenandoah hopes to crack down on fireworks, illegal ATV riders | News |

New federal courthouse in Harrisburg to be named for Judge Sylvia H. Rambo –

Lycoming commissioners get court order to pay employees, vendors as feud with controller continues –

Should Allentown stop recognizing English as its official language? City voters may be asked to weigh in – The Morning Call (

Public can join virtual meeting for final vote on Lambertville City’s purchase of the Closson properties (

Jim Worthington, NAC sue petition maker over capitol riot allegations (

Lebanon Cemetery seeks John Fetterman’s support in preserving site (



Pittsburgh region reacts to the Derek Chauvin guilty verdict | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (

City officials plan pilot program for robotic deliveries in Bloomfield | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (

Air quality in region better but not good enough, annual report says | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (

It’s your move: Pittsburgh police invite the public to play chess in Market Square |

Pgh cops seek hundreds of sponge rounds, smoke grenades, and other less-lethal weapons | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



Derek Chauvin guilty verdict in George Floyd murder brings to Philadelphia area calm, relief, some sense of justice (

Mayor Jim Kenney, Commissioner Danielle Outlaw respond to Chauvin trial verdict | Local News |

Local lawmakers react to Derek Chauvin verdict on social media | Local News |

153 ex-prosecutors slammed DA Larry Krasner in a letter. The Innocence Project took aim at his challenger, Carlos Vega. (

His ‘come to Jesus moment’ led him to a job at Four Seasons Total Landscaping | We The People (

Philadelphia-area tourism leaders embrace collaboration to drive region’s revival (Video) – Philadelphia Business Journal (



Biden tells America that Floyd verdict can be ‘giant step,’ but ‘we can’t stop here’ | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (

How Politicians Are Celebrating The Marijuana Holiday 4/20 This Year | Marijuana Moment

Despite growing chorus, DOJ is limited in police probes | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (

Climate change creates migrants; Biden considers protections | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (

Equity in energy transition gets spotlight on Capitol Hill ahead of Biden climate summit | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (

Gina McCarthy Leads Biden Climate Push – The New York Times (

Biden’s infrastructure plan could renew the promise of public housing (

Biden should promote home ownership to close racial wealth gap (