State to hold webinars about financial aid process | News, Sports, Jobs – The Express (lockhaven.com)

First Federal Bank Building In Philly To Reopen For Nation’s 250th Birthday Celebration (bisnow.com)

The “Vampire Kangaroo” gobbling up infrastructure assets, and more privatization news | Virtual School Meanderings (wordpress.com)

Pa. budget in limbo over technicalities and tensions | WITF

State-related university funding on ice in Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

County jails need medication for drug addiction too, lawmakers say | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa. House approves bill extending PFAs to pets, animal companions | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Funding for Temple, Penn State caught in Pa. budget impasse | WITF

Another Pennsylvania try for bipartisan marijuana legalization | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Shapiro touts broadband expansion as industry worries over regulatory hurdles | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com


Top Golf opens third Pennsylvania location; behind the scenes (abc27.com)

Another central Pa. mall appears to be headed towards redevelopment – pennlive.com

Be wary of scams as Amazon Prime Day kicks off, experts warn – pennlive.com

Walmart, Chewy and 7 other of the largest layoffs in Pa. so far this year – pennlive.com


Man in California Pleads Guilty to Murder in Fentanyl Death of 15-Year Old – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Suspect in the 1982 Tylenol poisonings that killed 7 found dead – pennlive.com

At least 5 dead after helicopter carrying foreign tourists crashes near Mount Everest – pennlive.com

17 people hospitalized during Ed Sheeran’s Pa. concert: reports – pennlive.com

14-year-old Pa. teen shot and killed, 1 suspect in custody: reports – pennlive.com

Harrisburg police find car after fatal hit-and-run – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania State Police seize $14 million in illegal drugs during 2nd quarter of 2023 (abc27.com)


U.S. Students’ Progress Stagnated Last School Year, Study Finds – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Campus diversity will be a struggle without race-based admissions, history shows – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pennridge removes football coach charged in human trafficking case (mcall.com)


A case for primary runoffs in Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com


Report: ‘Forever chemicals’ could be in nearly half of U.S. tap water | Monday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Cities have long made plans for extreme heat. Are they enough in a warming world? | WITF

Gun Safety

Philly officials share results of report on anti-violence initiative – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


Meet the people deciding how to spend $50B in opioid settlement cash – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

The CDC is helping states address gun injuries after years of political roadblocks | WITF

Pa. agency rejects mandate, gives hospitals option to report details on baby injuries, deaths – pennlive.com

State News

For Pa. Gov. Josh Shapiro, budget standoff ends Harrisburg honeymoon | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Shapiro taps Comcast executive as administration’s information technology chief – pennlive.com

Gov. Shapiro pledges support for Broad Street Market following fire – pennlive.com

10 things you need to know about PA’s budget impasse – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Pennsylvania launches a second round of water assistance | WITF

Pennsylvania airport saw more cancellations, delays than any other on Sunday | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

Warren County residents concerned for safety as Burham remains at large (abc27.com)

Campsites found in Pennsylvania manhunt for escaped ‘survivalist’ prisoner (abc27.com)

National News

13 attorneys general urge Biden administration to end opioid mail-back program | National | thecentersquare.com

Biden’s pick to lead Joint Chiefs of Staff led DEI efforts at Air Force | National | thecentersquare.com

Despite pandemic pay boost, low-wage workers still can’t afford basic needs – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Judge denies Biden administration appeal of injunction preventing interaction with social media | National | thecentersquare.com

Busiest northern border sector: Apprehensions total more than past 7 years combined | Vermont | thecentersquare.com

Moody calls on Zuckerberg to respond to ‘stunning’ number of Florida human trafficking cases on Meta platforms | Florida | thecentersquare.com

Oversight lawmakers continue to dig into SVP bank failure | National | thecentersquare.com

OLS officers apprehend smugglers, find teens stuffed in trunk in 100 degree weather | Texas | thecentersquare.com

Trump Lawyers Seek Indefinite Postponement of Documents Trial – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Biden Bets High-Level Diplomacy Can Cool Fiery Relations With China – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

First Massachusetts beach closed in 2023 due to shark activity – pennlive.com

Local News

Fire engulfs building at Harrisburg’s Broad Street Market | WITF

Ceiling fan malfunction caused Broad Street Market fire, officials say | WITF

Inmate suspected of homicide escapes from a Pennsylvania jail using bed sheets | WITF

Pavement repairs set for eastbound Route 581 in Cumberland County: PennDOT – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania city listed as ‘most stressed’ in new report (abc27.com)

Temporary traffic signals to be switched on in Manheim for bridge replacement project (abc27.com)

Free community festival returns to Lancaster County (abc27.com)

Broad Street Market vendors save what they can after Harrisburg fire (abc27.com)

Update: Man found dead in burning Williams Township home (mcall.com)

GoFundMe set up for owners of business damaged by fire | Times Leader

Response high for new Luzerne County home repair funding program | Times Leader

Developer on track to reuse former Luzerne County juvenile detention center | Times Leader


W. Pa. lawmakers tout Good Jobs, Good Airports Act to Pittsburgh airport service workers – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

‘The makings of an epidemic:’ Officials sound alarm over large number of firearms seized at Pittsburgh International Airport checkpoints | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh synagogue shooter had mental capacity to plan attack, expert testifies | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Popular South Side bar temporarily closes in response to crime | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Man in serious condition after Downtown Pittsburgh stabbing | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A portion of Boggston Avenue in Pittsburgh to close starting Tuesday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Man in serious condition after found stabbed in Downtown Pittsburgh | TribLIVE.com

Carson City Saloon in Pittsburgh’s South Side temporarily closes amid recent shootings | TribLIVE.com

Section of Pittsburgh’s Boggston Avenue to close to southbound motorists for repairs | TribLIVE.com


Philadelphia Police Detail Botched Response to Initial Killing Before Mass Shooting – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Philly officials share results of report on anti-violence initiative – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

In Philly, prospective LGBTQ+ parents receive guidance on adoption, other issues from local experts – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Superintendent says year-round calendar will help keep students safe and inspired | Local News | phillytrib.com

Husband and wife killed in West Philadelphia after arriving home from work | Local News | phillytrib.com

New report shows signs that Center City is nearing pre-pandemic retail sector levels | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philly school gets new name: Marian Anderson Neighborhood Academy | Local News | phillytrib.com


Pa.’s Casey, Fetterman, back rule boosting transparency on trains carrying toxic material | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Casey-led legislation to protect pregnant workers takes effect | News | bradfordera.com

Pennsylvania Democrat Bob Casey lands his best fundraising quarter in his Senate reelection campaign – ABC News (go.com)

Pa. Sen. Bob Casey raises millions for reelection campaign – pennlive.com