Pa. Senate Holds Hearing on Child Advocacy Centers | The Legal Intelligencer (law.com)

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

PA Elected Officials Talk Farming at Ag Progress Days – PoliticsPA

Proposal Aims To Permit Districts To Determine How Schools Are Funded (politicspa.com)

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)


Drive-up Starbucks coming to some Pennsylvania locations (abc27.com)

Food and gas prices continue to rise, putting strain on Americans’ budgets | National | thecentersquare.com

Higher earners, people with college degrees more likely to work remote, report finds | National | thecentersquare.com

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

Hollywood strikes’ economic impacts are hitting far beyond LA | WITF

A frozen custard shop near Detroit survived collisions and found Instagram fame : NPR

It’s free taco day at Taco Bell. Here’s how to get yours – pennlive.com

Tractor Supply brings farmers markets to customers this week – pennlive.com

Cumberland County skate shop closes – pennlive.com

Bridal shop in Dauphin County to close – pennlive.com

Kraft Heinz CEO Patricio to become non-executive chair; Abrams-Rivera to become next CEO (abc27.com)


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

Texas Woman Sentenced to 30 Years in Connection With Killing of Vanessa Guillén – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Dozens of smash and grab robbers hit a Nordstrom in LA on Saturday : NPR

Violent threats against officials are rising. Here’s why : NPR

‘A big teddy bear’: Family remembers trucker killed in I-81 crash – pennlive.com

Woman threw skee ball at Jersey Shore arcade, hitting child: police – pennlive.com

Granddaughter charged in death of 82-year-old central Pa. woman – pennlive.com

Girl hit by utility knife that fell off roller coaster at central Pa. theme park: report – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania hiker dies on New Hampshire mountain despite life-saving efforts (abc27.com)


Biden administration provides guidance on diversity in college admissions – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

In-state tuition at PSU, Pitt among costliest nationwide | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Reading School District receives more state funding | WITF

Paper exams, chatbot bans: Colleges seek to ‘ChatGPT-proof’ assignments | WITF

Michigan State students unearth traces of 142-year-old observatory : NPR

Despite 3/4 of their home being in one school district, kids will have to walk 2 miles to another – pennlive.com


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


Chance of rain Tuesday, clear skies Wednesday in central Pa. – pennlive.com

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

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

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

In a landmark climate change trial, a Montana judge sides with youth activists : NPR


Monongahela Incline out of service after leaving riders stranded – pennlive.com


Nurse practitioners, physician assistants fill rural health care gap | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

State News

Pa. wants feedback on master plan for older residents | WITF

Pa.’s new labor contracts to cost taxpayers $3.2 billion over four years, fiscal monitor says – pennlive.com

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

Justice reform groups say bill could make probation ‘hamster wheel’ worse – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. plan to distribute $1.16B in federal broadband funds approved by state officials – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Just because you don’t see spotted lanternflies doesn’t mean they’ve left Pa. – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania vets raise awareness of Veterans Crisis Line (abc27.com)

National News

PACT Act in one year aided 340,000 ailing veterans and survivors, Biden says – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Biden asks Congress for $40B for Ukraine aid, U.S. disaster response, border security – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

California leads 20 state coalition to block bans on some gender care for minors | California | thecentersquare.com

Georgia grand jury indicts Trump on charges of attempting to overturn 2020 election | National | thecentersquare.com

Border agents seize enough lethal drugs this fiscal year to kill more than 6 billion people | National | thecentersquare.com

A police raid of a Kansas newsroom raises alarms | WITF

Key Takeaways from the Trump Indictment in Georgia – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Families of 17 USS Cole Sailors Killed by Al Qaeda Await Justice at Guantánamo Bay – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

4 divers missing off S.C. coast found alive after 12-hour search : NPR

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

Will Trump’s Jan. 6 trial move to West Virginia? The strategy explained : NPR

Local News

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

Pa. town suspends 2 fire officials after teen gets hurt during training: reports – pennlive.com

Rally House expanding into central Pa. – pennlive.com

Back-to-school community fair coming to Harrisburg (abc27.com)

No more using plastic bags in this Lancaster County township (abc27.com)

Lack of transparency, anger, fuels heated Upper Mount Bethel Township conditional use hearing on River Pointe (mcall.com)

Bikes given to students in Reading for reaching summer reading goal | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

Saving ‘Time in a Bottle’ at historic Highspire Corner (dailylocal.com)

Upper Makefield firefighters reflect on fatal flash floods a month later (phillyburbs.com)


After Plum house explosion, community helps grieving, displaced neighbors | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt’s transparency has been a sticking point in Pa.’s budget cycle. Here’s what the state-related universities are required to report. | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Hempfield school board approves new policy giving the public ability to review books before they hit the library shelves | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Monongahela Incline out of service after leaving riders stranded – pennlive.com

Pittsburgh is perfect for new pro women’s hockey team | WITF

BJ’s Wholesale Club in Cumberland County plans to relocate – pennlive.com

Morning Roundup: West Nile virus detected in Pittsburgh mosquitos | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh man accused of robbing North Side bank | TribLIVE.com


African American Chamber of Commerce to host expo | Local News | phillytrib.com

American Legion Lincoln Post 89 celebrates 104th anniversary | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philadelphia teen charged in terrorism investigation | Local News | phillytrib.com

School district hosts orientation for new teachers, counselors | Local News | phillytrib.com

Six killed in gun violence including quadruple-shooting in North Philadelphia this weekend | Local News | phillytrib.com

5 sought after shooting at Philadelphia playground kills 3, critically wounds 1 (abc27.com)

United By Blue founders to reopen Society Hill Hotel with 15 rooms, new restaurant and bar – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

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


Sen. John Fetterman deploys Tiffany Gomas meme against GOP contender | KZK101 NTWRK

John Fetterman spent his Senate recess meeting with Pa. farmers and small-town mayors (msn.com)

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