Manufactured homeowners rally for lot rent caps | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

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

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


Small business owners remain pessimistic about the economy | National | thecentersquare.com

Steel city startups are set to send new tech to the moon – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Wendy’s deals this month include four nuggets for less than $1 and free fries – pennlive.com

$1.58B Mega Millions winning ticket was sold at Florida grocery store – pennlive.com

Lego launches new ‘Star Wars’ building sets including Chewbacca the Wookiee – pennlive.com

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

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

Primanti Brothers celebrating 90 years with 33 cents sandwiches (abc27.com)

Carhartt to open company-owned store at Park City Center | What’s in store | lancasteronline.com


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


Coroner releases names of 2 killed in I-81 bus crash in Pa. | WITF

Up first briefing: 3 charged in Montgomery riverfront brawl; David Hogg’s PAC : NPR

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

Pa. jail attack blinded woman in one eye, lawsuit says – pennlive.com

2 people killed in Dauphin County bus crash identified – pennlive.com

Pa. cop killer can keep victim impact testimony out of death sentence hearing: Court – pennlive.com

Midstate woman facing charges for Allegheny County shooting, police say (abc27.com)

Oakmont father sentenced to 33-66 years in prison in connection with the death of his daughter | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Pa. governor touts universal free breakfast funding | WITF

All Pa. students will get free breakfast, a centerpiece of Shapiro’s budget – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania school associations react to budget passage | WITF

Berks students displaced by flood move to Albright College | WITF

Penn State gender pay gap is among the worst Big Ten schools | WITF


As Ohio votes on ballot threshold, western Pa. abortion providers brace for influx of patients – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

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

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


First Scorched, Then Soaked: Weather Whiplash Confounds Farmers – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Hurricane Dora’s High Winds Fuel Wildfires in Hawaii – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Concern for the Earth sparks interest in eco-friendly burials – pennlive.com

Warm days, cool nights expected in central Pa. this week – pennlive.com


Report gives suggestions to improve safety on Pennsylvania’s rural roads | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

How many US Routes are in Pennsylvania (abc27.com)


Pennsylvania cuts at least 137,000 people Medicaid | WITF

Feds support medication for opioid addiction; Pennsylvania expands jail treatment | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania considers letting psychologists prescribe medicine for patients | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

State News

Pa. governor touts universal free breakfast funding | WITF

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

‘Today is a day to celebrate’: PA officials tout universal school breakfast program – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Pennsylvania State Police launch body camera initiative | WITF

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

Feds support medication for opioid addiction; Pennsylvania expands jail treatment | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Report gives suggestions to improve safety on Pennsylvania’s rural roads | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania cuts at least 137,000 people Medicaid | WITF

Hemp and Pennsylvania’s ‘bio-based future’ | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

The ‘cold, hard truth’ of emergency medical services | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa. property tax, rent rebates will serve more residents | WITF

Funeral held for Pa. dancer killed during homophobic argument – pennlive.com

Pa. state workers ratify AFSCME contract with largest pay raises in years – pennlive.com

National News

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

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

Healey declares state of emergency in response to migrant crisis | Massachusetts | thecentersquare.com

Property tax rates vary wildly among states as some consider limits | National | thecentersquare.com

Small business owners remain pessimistic about the economy | National | thecentersquare.com

A Woman Was Attacked by a Snake That Fell From the Sky. Then a Hawk Dove In. – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

States seek to let teens as young as 14 serve booze in restaurants – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Federal agency asks for public input on proposal to implement Pregnant Workers Fairness Act – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Ohio Vote on Issue 1 Shows Abortion’s Potency to Shape Elections – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

A boy on the autism spectrum struggled with a haircut. His barber saved the day : NPR

Mules who smuggle fentanyl across the border are often U.S. citizens : NPR

$1.58 billion jackpot goes to lucky Mega Millions player in Florid : NPR

Local News

Allegheny County Jail warden announces retirement – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Tornado hit Lehigh County, knocking down trees and damaging homes – pennlive.com

General’s plane crashed into Maryland field seconds after taking off: report – pennlive.com

PennDOT to hold hiring events around central Pa. for variety of positions – pennlive.com

Mosquito spray scheduled for township in York County (abc27.com)

Decision made in the rezoning of the old Red Lion country club (abc27.com)

Midstate residents prepare for $1.58B Mega Millions drawing (abc27.com)

Tornado touched down in east Allentown, weather service confirms (mcall.com)

Some local businesses see big boost during Musikfest | Entertainment News | wfmz.com

Cartwright, Amtrak VP stop in Eastburg on tour of proposed route (poconorecord.com)

Few seats, high fares are driving Erie travelers to other airports (goerie.com)


Allegheny County Jail Warden Orlando Harper to retire at end of September | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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

Arboretum Trail finds being off the beaten path puts future at risk (nextpittsburgh.com)

Allegheny County executive, DA candidates make safety a focus | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Admission to Pittsburgh museums will be free during August 2023 to celebrate USA TODAY recognition | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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

Citizens Bank robbed on Pittsburgh’s North Shore | TribLIVE.com

Speed humps to be placed in Pittsburgh’s South Side Flats to slow motorists | TribLIVE.com


Philadelphia festival “Made In America 2023” canceled (abc27.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

Philadelphia School District announces new school selection guidelines | 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