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A Pa. House energy committee killed oil and gas regulations. Now half a billion dollars in federal funding is at risk. | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Dog licenses cost the same now as they did in 1996, but enforcement has declined – 

Resolve state’s rural dentist shortage | Opinion | 

Editorial: Open primaries needed in Pennsylvania (

State News

Court orders Pa.’s health department to release information on medical marijuana program –

Olivia Ross Perfetti: Legislature, protect the environment and save people money. Join RGGI | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Changing agricultural landscape leaves fewer farmers to work larger farms | 

Sweet corn, tomatoes are foundation for more diverse offerings from Western Pa. farmers |

How Pennsylvania libraries can help relieve some of the sting of inflation | WITF 

Bucks teen’s tragic death prompts changes, community support, father says ( 

EPA to review Pennsylvania’s latest cleanup plan for the Chesapeake Bay – Pennsylvania Capital-Star ( 

Pennsylvania Supreme Court spends taxpayer dollars on lavish 300th birthday celebration | PA Power and Policy | 


3 Pennsylvania counties ordered to count mail-in votes |

Pa. counties worried about the rules for new state elections money, but applied anyway. See how much Lehigh, Northampton asked for – The Morning Call ( 

Editorial: Butler County audit shows elections are accurate | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 

Election officials can’t access federal funding for security as violent threats mount – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

More than $114K spent on GOP primary for 119th state House seat | Election | 

Mehmet Oz says John Fetterman is Bernie Sanders 2.0. How true is that? – 

Ron DeSantis rally: Takeaways from Florida governor’s rally for Doug Mastriano (

The barely hidden fascism of Ron DeSantis makes a Pa. pit stop on a race to ’24 (


Cellphones in schools: Some districts take steps to eliminate devices from class while others balance benefits |

Berks County students are preparing to return to school. (

Lehigh Valley schools, universities share monkeypox plans (

What monkeypox outbreak? Little planning by colleges as students resume classes – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Erie County school renovations: Construction at several buildings (

‘Preparing the next generation’: Teachers bring ‘hopeful outlook’ into new school year, hope more join their ranks | News |

Cambria County program provides school-based mental health counseling | News |

Local News

Swissvale funeral home owner’s gun buyback hit the target | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tomato Festival concludes successful year | Times Leader

Luzerne County Election Bureau requesting grant-funded mail ballot sorting system | Times Leader

Luzerne County Council to vote on drop box ordinance Tuesday; legal challenge looms if it’s adopted | Election |

Drop-in center is open in Wilkes-Barre, but officials fear deluge | News |

Reality Tour anti-drug program to mark 15 years in Westmoreland County |

At Lehigh Valley Pride, the message was clear: Say it loud and be proud – The Morning Call (

Uninvested prison money to start earning interest | News |

Mayor hopes to reboot Scranton flag redesign effort in 2023 | News |

Archbald continues revitalizing its playgrounds | News |

Lackawanna County’s first reassessment in 50+ years unfolds, block by block | News |

Political activist sues Scranton, Pottsville for halting Trump flag burning demonstrations | News |

Tri-City Historical Society to open first museum in downtown New Kensington |

Executive director of Berks County’s Council on Chemical Abuse to retire (

Is the Lehigh Valley in a drought? (

Poconos organizations can help children and adults recovering from ACE (

National News

Kansas recount confirms results in favor of abortion rights |

George W. Bush reflects on impact baseball had on his life during statue unveiling –

These are some of the ways inflation is changing Americans’ spending habits | WITF

U.S. and South Korea open biggest military drills in years amid North Korea threats (


Philly organizations complain after nonprofit fumbles paying teen workers (

Over 1,200 apartments proposed in West Philly near 46th and Market (

Mural and repairs bring new life to the basketball courts at Hissey Playground in Kensington (

Philadelphia School District has ‘serious concerns’ about two city charter schools (

School District of Philadelphia workers vote to strike one week before school begins | Local News |

Philadelphia school district hires 700 new teachers | Local News |

Afghan evacuees are being crushed by grief. A Philly agency is trying to help. (

Why parents are choosing Black-led charter schools (

Bernie Sanders at union rally in Philadelphia: ‘We’re in the fight of our lifetimes’ (

Bernie Sanders rallies for workers’ rights in Philly, amid new, growing labor movement | Local News |

Four Philadelphia abortion providers talk about what drives them to emotionally challenging work (

Philly school bus drivers, maintenance workers vote to authorize a strike (

Food deserts are hurting Philadelphians. It’s time for new solutions. | Editorial (


U.S. will hash out clean energy details with global leaders in Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Regional Transit begins mapping new Downtown bus routes | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mamma mia! Bloomfield rejoices in 20th year of Little Italy Days | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bus Rapid Transit between Downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland will have a significant art element | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

One year after Taliban’s resurgence, Pittsburgh’s Afghan refugees settle cautiously into stable living | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy’s gardens get even more welcoming to butterflies and bees | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Editorial: Long overdue: Jail review promising but results must be public | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Assistant taking over temporarily as Pittsburgh’s city clerk leaves; council hires new staff for budget office |

Allegheny County joins Harvard program developing alternative responses to 911 calls – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Local groups demand UPMC “pay what they owe” to city tax coffers | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (


Help wanted: As unemployment numbers drop, Lehigh Valley businesses compete to fill openings – The Morning Call (


Court secrecy fight looms over UPMC star surgeon case | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Editorial: Predatory givers save people in debt, but that’s not enough | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


At Dauphin County Walmart shooting, shoppers left their carts and ‘started running’ –

From kids-for-cash to unexplained deaths in jail, Pennsylvania’s criminal justice system needs serious reform | PennLive Editorial –