Sen. Cappelletti Announces Bill to Stop ‘Book Bans’ – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Scam Alert: Beware E-mails That Say They Come From the PA Treasury | Doylestown, PA News TAPinto

Pa. Lt. Gov. Davis announces upcoming statewide gun violence plan in Germantown | Local News | phillytrib.com

Lawmakers renew calls for rail safety reforms after Pa.’s latest train derailment – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Cobbs Creek Foundation breaks ground on $100M historic golf course | Local News | phillytrib.com

Pennsylvania budget switches $100M in mental health funding from adults to schools | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pa. lawmakers introduce Abortion Protections Package, proposing safeguards for patients, providers – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pennsylvania’s addiction treatment database grows | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania slashes fees on educational savings plan | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

What to know about Pa.’s high-speed internet expansion | WITF

State lawmakers to introduce legislation for universal basic income study – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. state budget impasse threatens school districts, nonprofits (inquirer.com)


First generation ‘elusive’ Apple iPhone sells for more than $190K at auction – pennlive.com

Strawberry fruit bars recalled because ‘faulty valve’ may have introduced an allergen – pennlive.com

Mega Millions lottery jackpot grows to $720M – pennlive.com


Man charged with attempted homicide after getting shot in Harrisburg: police – pennlive.com

Man found not guilty of delivering drugs that killed Pa. star wrestler – pennlive.com

Pa. police investigate 2 separate fatal shootings: reports – pennlive.com

Husband, wife die in murder-suicide at nursing home – pennlive.com

97-year-old central Pa. man hit, killed after checking his mailbox: police – pennlive.com

Suspect arrested and charged for Route 222 killing in Lancaster County (abc27.com)


Fear, distrust, erode Penn State’s post-Sandusky reforms | WITF

How Spotlight PA Centre Daily Times reported ‘Missed Conduct | WITF

Temple U. panel explores impact of Supreme Court’s affirmative action decision – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


By The Numbers: Voter Registration (politicspa.com)


The U.S. Weather by the Numbers – The New York Times (nytimes.com)


Study: Hard decisions, not tax increases, needed for Pittsburgh public transit | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa. Turnpike will increase tolls again in January. Here’s how much it will cost drivers – pennlive.com

Gun Safety

Ghost gun makers are evading state and federal laws, experts say. Will Philly’s lawsuit slow them down? | Local News | phillytrib.com


Workers lack protections when wildfire smoke makes the air dangerous – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

State News

Humphreys Confirmed as Pennsylvania Insurance Chief (insurancejournal.com)

Red tape delays Braddock dam project | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Red tape, low prices to blame for Pennsylvania’s natural gas production decline | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Gas leaked from fitting at Pa. chocolate factory explosion | WITF

Pa. officials urge residents to avoid flooded roads | WITF

Dog gets $2,000 reward for helping to find Pa. jail escapee – pennlive.com

Couple checking out barking dog leads to encounter with escapee, his recapture (abc27.com)

PennDOT to repair I-81 after fiery crash (abc27.com)

National News

Biden Administration To Forgive $39B In Student Debt (politicspa.com)

Texas officials push back on media narrative about illegal border crossings | National | thecentersquare.com

Analyst: Plummeting office building values in major U.S. cities could get worse | National | thecentersquare.com

Biden Administration Moves to Ban Funding for Wuhan Lab – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Paying food stamp recipients to buy more fruits and vegetables has mixed reviews | National | thecentersquare.com

Grateful Dead’s ‘power to bridge divides’ hailed in Congress | North Carolina | thecentersquare.com

Security concerns grow as the U.S. continues to be outmatched in arctic territory | National | thecentersquare.com

LGBTQ project funding in two states stripped by U.S. House Republicans from spending bill  – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

As employers expand artificial intelligence in hiring, few states have rules – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

North Korea silent on U.S. soldier who crossed into country – pennlive.com

Local News

Pennsylvania public pools struggle to stay afloat | WITF

The CSPA Q&A: Allegheny County Human Services Director Erin Dalton – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Central Pa. township supervisors turn down offer to sell sewer system – pennlive.com

Police officers help woman deliver baby near Lincoln Tunnel – pennlive.com

Temporary Broad Street Market tent will address Harrisburg ‘food desert’ concerns (abc27.com)

Will Lehigh Valley towns ever see ‘quiet zones’ at train crossings? (mcall.com)

Easton church opens mobile shower project for homeless (mcall.com)

$21 million in Allentown ARPA dollars up for debate (mcall.com)

Phillipsburg hears revised plan for Howard Street warehouse | Regional | wfmz.com

Experiencing battery trains that might link Philly and West Chester – Daily Local

County Council members tour Flood Protection Authority buildings | Times Leader

Report gives data on cardiac procedures in local hospitals | Times Leader

Bucks County flooding victims Enzo and Linda De Piero, Yuko Love, remembered (inquirer.com)

Upper Merion bans plastic bags and utensils, including King of Prussia Mall (inquirer.com)


Jill Biden touts ‘Bidenomics’ in Pittsburgh stop – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Jill Biden visits Pittsburgh to tout the ‘Bidenomics’ economy | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Magisterial District Judge Mik Pappas resigns after almost 6-year tenure | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

LongHorn Steakhouse accident: Car crashes into McCandless Crossing restaurant; two rescued | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt’s new chancellor begins her tenure with some questions for students, staff | TribLIVE.com

Hays Woods officially designated a Pittsburgh park | TribLIVE.com

Carnegie Museum to spearhead campaign raising awareness about invasive plants | TribLIVE.com


At least 5 injured in mass shooting in Philadelphia, police say | Local News | phillytrib.com

DOJ announces new grant to support victims of hate crimes | Local News | phillytrib.com

Students in shortchanged Pa. school districts plug away while lawmakers dither over funding | Local News | phillytrib.com

Suspect arrested for attempted abduction of teen at Willow Grove Park Mall | Local News | phillytrib.com

Temple explores impact of Supreme Court’s affirmative action decision | Local News | phillytrib.com


Casey addresses food insecurity among older adults, adults with disabilities | News | bradfordera.com

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

Fetterman appears at rally with Dave Matthews day after debate, says ‘it was not easy’ (msn.com)

Fetterman introduces bill to expand organic agricultural research | Local | bradfordera.com

Bob Casey, John Fetterman top list of senators with most LGBTQ staff (inquirer.com)