Senator Santarsiero and Representative Davis to Host Hard to Read License Plate Replacement Event – thereporteronline

Justice reform groups say bill could make probation ‘hamster wheel’ worse | News, Sports, Jobs – The Express (lockhaven.com)
Plum Borough: Services available to those impacted by explosion (wtae.com)

Fleetwood gala celebrates borough with style (readingeagle.com)

Pa. state senator would like to see a page taken from his father’s playbook on crime prevention – Opera News (dailyadvent.com)

PA Environment Digest Blog: Top 10 Stories: Harrisburg/PA Politics Reported By Local News Media Last Week (paenvironmentdaily.blogspot.com)

Honoring Generational Legacy: Celebrating Pennsylvania’s Bicentennial and Century Farms – MyChesCo

Grant Funding Fuels Prosperity: Sen. Judy Schwank Welcomes Sec. Rick Siger for Tour of Reading’s Economic Potential – MyChesCo

Pa.’s Whole-Home Repairs money still in limbo despite passed budget – Invest Money UK

Chester County Seniors: Get Your Free Farmers’ Market Credits for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables! – MyChesCo


USPS posts another quarterly loss adding to more than $87 billion in losses | National | thecentersquare.com

Inflation rose more than expected in latest federal data | National | thecentersquare.com

Consumers seeing relief in some food prices as inflation continues to slow – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Domino’s Pizza is 50% off this week. Here’s how to get the deal. – pennlive.com

Central Pa. company opens 1-million-square-foot distribution center – pennlive.com

Owner of abandoned Pa. mall appeals $240K fine over its condition – pennlive.com


After 8 people die on I-81 this week, focus turns to safety | WITF

Violent threats against public officials are rising. Here’s why | WITF

5 people are dead and multiple homes destroyed after a house exploded in Pennsylvania : NPR

Woman at Pa. fair tractor pull dies after being hit by wheel piece – pennlive.com

Man wanted in his father’s death arrested by Md. police following chase – pennlive.com

California judge charged with murder texted ‘I just shot my wife. I won’t be in tomorrow’: prosecutors – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania woman killed during tractor pull at Union County Fair (abc27.com)


Level-Up funding is being held up despite the budget being passed. Here’s why. | WITF

Colleges Change the Essays on Applications After Affirmative Action Ban – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

New principal announced for Harrisburg High School (abc27.com)


What to Know About the Trump Election Interference Case in Georgia – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Why Alabama’s Congressional Maps May Need to Be Redrawn, Again – The New York Times (nytimes.com)


USDA’s climate grants for farms and forests run into Republican buzzsaw – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Solar cell plant to open in New Mexico, if it gets federal loan guarantee | New Mexico | thecentersquare.com

Pa. lost up to $1B in RGGI delay, green groups estimate | StateImpact Pennsylvania (npr.org)

Court ruling could stop water and sewer privatization in Pa. | WITF

National Weather Service confirms York County tornado | WITF

The Perseid meteor shower peaks this weekend. Here’s how to watch | WITF

Coal miners, advocates concerned over MSHA proposed silica rule – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


How a central Pa. company became a major force in the traffic control industry – pennlive.com


Norristown, Montgomery County grapple with COVID-19 small business award (mainlinemedianews.com)


Rural health care safety net faces irreparable tear | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Do not use these pregnancy, ovulation and UTI tests, FDA says – pennlive.com

State News

How Gov. Josh Shapiro worked behind the scenes to get a budget passed (inquirer.com)

PA Elected Officials Talk Farming at Ag Progress Days – PoliticsPA

Rural health care safety net faces irreparable tear | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Labor shortages, red tape mean high home prices, months of delay | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania laws on THC are confusing to some | WITF

Plan to distribute $1.16B in federal broadband funds approved by state officials – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Pennsylvania amusement park to receive region’s first dive roller coaster (abc27.com)

National News

Suspected terrorism funder arrested after being released into U.S. at border | National | thecentersquare.com

Texas responds to migrant child dying on bus transport to Chicago | National | thecentersquare.com

After Fire, A Lahaina Church Finds Sanctuary in a Cafe – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Families of Hawaii’s Missing Wait for Answers – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

What to Know About a Potential Fourth Trump Indictment – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

What to Know About a Potential Fourth Trump Indictment – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Up First briefing: Maui fire; Alabama voting districts; salad tips : NPR

A police raid of a Kansas newsroom raises alarms about violations of press freedom : NPR

Local News

Are youse ready for Delco? A Pennsylvania team is headed to the Little League World Series | WITF

Hydroelectric project would flood homes and ‘last bit of nature’ on part of Susquehanna – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania township’s problem with dirt bikes ‘a danger to the community’ | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

Bethlehem teacher’s TikTok videos go viral, get attention of Taylor Swift (mcall.com)

Thousands Still Without Power in Berks County After Severe Storms | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

Pa. explosion: 4 dead, 1 missing, several missing (dailylocal.com)

Delaware County restaurant inspections (delcotimes.com)

Gallery on Gazebo fundraiser celebrates van Gogh’s life, artwork | News | tribdem.com


White supremacist charged with threatening jurors, witnesses | WITF

Pittsburgh Sound + Image preserves rare footage of city’s past (nextpittsburgh.com)

Plum house explosion death toll hits 5, including child | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Zubik letter urges lay members to be more welcoming as diocese marks milestone | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh region’s locks and dams, crucial to commodity transportation, struggle for funding and recognition | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Morning Roundup: Carnegie Learning to host Mark Cuban Foundation AI Bootcamp | TribLIVE.com

Man found dead in Pittsburgh’s South Oakland neighborhood | TribLIVE.com


Philadelphia’s Working Families Party: A tale of two ballot challenges – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Philadelphia-area private schools spending millions on athletic facilities, other projets – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Developers debut first Philadelphia apartment project in Olde Kensington – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Sixers to hold Zoom meetings over proposed arena | Local News | phillytrib.com

SEPTA to start safety reinforcement training Monday | Local News | phillytrib.com

Temple implementing new safety measures for new year, adding community hub | Local News | phillytrib.com


Former Pa. First Lady Ellen Casey has died – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Bob Casey Introduce Legislation to Support Survivors of Domestic Violence (goldrushcam.com)

Sen. Casey calls for better nursing home oversight, increased transparency | News, Sports, Jobs – Williamsport Sun-Gazette (sungazette.com)