Pa. Whole-Home Repairs: Money needs extra budget step – WHYY

Manufactured Pennsylvania Homeowners Rally for Lot Rent Caps – Tennessee Star

Manufactured homeowners rally for lot rent caps – Pennsylvania – The Black Chronicle

Police accountability advocate files complaint about shot teen – WHYY

PA Senator Wants To Stop “Legacy” Admissions At State Universities | WHP 580 (iheart.com)

Agriculture leaders worry about research funding, California regulations | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

A Pa. state senator wants to end legacy admissions at Pennsylvania universities after affirmative action ruling | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In Pittsburgh visit, Shapiro announces new job training effort | 90.5 WESA

Consultant recommends demolition of Pittsburgh prison popular with filmmakers – WPXI

The Whole-Home Repairs program is remaking the housing landscape – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Banning Book Bans: Pennsylvania Democrats Want to End the Practice – The Keystone (keystonenewsroom.com)


Panera expands its ‘Value Duets’ menu with a classic soup and sandwich combo – pennlive.com

Blockbuster series ‘Yellowstone’ will debut on CBS this fall – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania hardware stores adjust to federal light bulb ban | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania Lottery Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million sold (abc27.com)

Kiwifruit sold in Pennsylvania recalled for possible listeria contamination (abc27.com)


COVID hospitalizations jump again: How bad is it in Pennsylvania? (abc27.com)


Crash between RV, truck on I-81 killed everyone in both vehicles: police – pennlive.com

Harrisburg man who fatally beat, strangled 74-year-old woman threatens to kill her relatives in court – pennlive.com

Coroner called to central Pa. crash: reports – pennlive.com

Central Pa. youth baseball coach sexually assaulted teen girls: police – pennlive.com

3 dead after eating family dinner that included wild mushrooms – pennlive.com

Coroner IDs 22-year-old killed in Cumberland County motorcycle crash – pennlive.com

Reality TV star ‘Bam’ Margera arrested in Philly suburb: report – pennlive.com


Ohio’s Issue 1 goes down to defeat – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Ohio voters reject Issue 1 constitutional amendment changes, the Associated Press projects – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


PA Environment Digest Blog: Wednesday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips – 8.9.23 (paenvironmentdaily.blogspot.com)

Here’s How to Help Victims of the Hawaii Wildfires – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

How goat grazing helps fight California wildfires : NPR

Make your garden glow with these landscape lighting tips | George Weigel – pennlive.com


PennDOT prepares for winter season amid shortage of CDL drivers (abc27.com)


The People Smuggling Fentanyl Across The Border From Mexico May Not Be Who You Think : Consider This from NPR : NPR

Americans suffer when health insurers place profits over people – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

State News

Shapiro continues victory lap over budget success (abc27.com)

Shapiro Promotes PA Schools Universal Free Breakfast Program in Western PA Visit – PoliticsPA

Pa. governor touts universal free breakfast funding | WITF

In Allegheny Co., Shapiro admin celebrates free breakfast funding for public school students – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pennsylvania starts public comment period for master plan on aging | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Best libraries in Pennsylvania, according to Google (abc27.com)

Norfolk Southern content with minimum safety too often, regulators say after fiery Ohio derailment | WITF

Pa. SNAP enrollment is at a record high, likely driven by policy changes and inflation | WITF

Pennsylvania State Police launch body camera initiative | WITF

National News

Biden regulates U.S. tech investment in China | National | thecentersquare.com

HUD program spends average of $232,000 to create single affordable housing unit | National | thecentersquare.com

VP Kamala Harris unveils new wage rule for federal projects – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Comer: Bank records show more than $20 million in payments to Biden family, associates | National | thecentersquare.com

Feds continue borrowing over $5 billion per day despite credit downgrade | National | thecentersquare.com

Biden makes Grand Canyon national monument, ending uranium prospecting | National | thecentersquare.com

Tourists in Maui Are Urged to Leave Hawaii During Wildfires – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Dozens of Children Die in Hot Cars Each Year. Back-Seat Sensors Could Save Them. – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Racing to Stop Trump, Republicans Descend on the Iowa State Fair – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

The lottery’s history in America: 3 things to know : NPR

Local News

York could ban conversion therapy. What does that mean? | WITF

Bird on the run: Couple seeks public’s help in catching runaway emu – pennlive.com

Application withdrawn for addiction rehab center at former Dauphin County resort – pennlive.com

Fire destroys apartment building in central Pa. – pennlive.com

Pet alligator named Fluffy was in ‘deplorable’ state when found by landscapers: reports – pennlive.com

Dauphin County woman crossed state to attack her child’s foster family: police – pennlive.com

Land banks submit ‘trump bids’ in Luzerne County delinquent tax auction | Times Leader

Wilkes-Barre firefighter/EMTS, paramedics honored for saving life | News | citizensvoice.com


Sustainable Pittsburgh selected for clean energy workforce initiative | TribLIVE.com

Former Pittsburgh animal control officer revives lawsuit over cruelty charges | TribLIVE.com

Con Alma in Shadyside ends regular hours, to open for special music events | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh’s homeless population includes more seniors who can’t afford housing | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh’s cargo ship workers only know life on the rivers | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh URA ups the ante in bid to reshape Downtown | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Hempfield high school project on hold because of escalating prices | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Archdiocese of Philadelphia settles child sex abuse case against a deceased priest for $3.5 million | WITF

Sixers say $250M tower could solve Market East woes. Chinatown advocates call it a ‘PR gambit.’ – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

P.J. Whelihan’s to open outposts in Conshohocken, on Main Line as part of aggressive local expansion plans – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

SEPTA bus driver resigns after gun stolen | Local News | phillytrib.com

Report: First-time homebuyers in Philly area need to make more to afford a starter home | Local News | phillytrib.com

DA files charges against driver in SEPTA trolley collision | Local News | phillytrib.com


Sen. Bob Casey returns to work as Sen. John Fetterman continues treatment (msn.com)

Casey bill would ensure VA services accessible for veterans with disabilities | News | bradfordera.com

US Senate backs measure requiring reporting on China tech investments (yahoo.com)

Senators urge leaders to save hospitals from Medicaid cuts | News | oleantimesherald.com