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Letter: Give Dreamers a chance to teach (

Wolf, Shapiro in Montgomery County vow to protect abortion access in state (

Grants available for UC education, awareness, Wolf admin. says | Five for the Weekend – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Coatesville officials bank on new $50 million sports facility – WHYY


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Long COVID is sidelining millions of workers from their jobs : NPR

US rules out summer COVID boosters to focus on fall campaign | Coronavirus |

Biden tests positive for COVID-19 again, returns to isolation | Coronavirus |

Berks COVID update: Another strong week of vaccinations (

When you have COVID, here’s how you know you are no longer contagious (



Sheetz plans 30-store expansion project in part of Pennsylvania –

Pennsylvania’s minimum wage and tip regulations change on Friday. What will it look like? (

When is a recession not a recession? Right now, say economists |

Amid inflation woes, off-price retailers like Dick’s Going Going Gone fare well | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Sharon Hill Releases Heavily Redacted Report on Fanta Bility Police Shooting – DV Journal (

Findings on Pa. police killing of 8-year-old withheld | WITF

Law enforcement on front lines of addiction treatment program – Daily Local

Delaware County Council hires consultant for juvenile detention feasibility study (

Pennsylvania identity thefts up by nearly 270% since 2019: report | Today in Pa. –

How a 1975 murder in Lancaster County was apparently solved | Smart Talk (



Despite new investments by Pennsylvania, child care providers still facing challenges (

Universal free school lunches come to an end (

Central Bucks votes for library policy despite legal threats (

WCASD Responds, Parent Says They Are ‘Blowing Smoke’ – DV Journal (

Back to school: After COVID, 1 school uses talking circles to help kids (



Doug Mastriano responds to criticisms over Gab account, removes profile from site | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PA Senate Race trolling along: Fetterman going big on social media vs. Oz (

Jerry Shenk: How incumbents take — and lose — advantages – Delco Times

Rupert Murdoch is scraping you-know-who off the sole of his shoe | Dick Polman – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

The GOP’s claims about gas prices, the economy are running on empty | Ray E. Landis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Thousands of Pa. Democrats are leaving for the Republican Party. No one seems sure why. | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



PennDOT submits $171 million EV charging station plan to feds | Pennsylvania |



Chester County confirms first case of monkeypox | Community News |

Scientists map changes in the brain to better treat Alzheimer’s disease : Shots – Health News : NPR

As monkeypox threat grows, so do calls for action – City & State Pennsylvania (

In race for monkeypox vaccines, experts see repeat of COVID | Coronavirus |

Pennsylvania hospital profits jumped in 2021, report says, but health networks dispute some of the findings – The Morning Call (

Disabled Pennsylvanians need more support | Opinion (


State News

Houlahan Introduces Bill to Stop Export of U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserves to China – DV Journal (

Toomey faces heat from Jon Stewart, veterans over burn pit legislation – City & State Pennsylvania (

Toomey defends burn pit vote, citing ‘false accusations’ by Jon Stewart (

Pa. Sen. Pat Toomey and 24 Republicans vote against bill to help sick veterans | WITF

Conor Lamb among lawmakers pressing Biden to extend pause on student loans | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Democrats in Congress, including Pa., press Biden to extend pause on student loans – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Protestors make noise outside Sesame Place following racial bias claims | Local News |

Pennsylvania won’t uphold other state’s abortion bans, AG Shapiro says (

Racehorse deaths drop sharply in Pa. following new rules to protect thoroughbreds –

Pennsylvania and other states reach deal over marketing, safety of generic opioids | WITF


National News

Kentucky braces for more rain as residents clean up damage from earlier flooding : NPR

What might Kansas City and Wichita look like with an abortion ban? Look at western Kansas | KCUR 89.3 – NPR in Kansas City

Major legal fights loom over abortion pills, travel out of state (

Drugmaker agrees to $2.37 billion opiate settlement | National |

Turkey says first ship full of grain departs Ukrainian port : NPR

NBA legend Bill Russell was also a civil rights activist : NPR

3 House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump are on Tuesday’s ballot : NPR

Overturning Roe v. Wade isn’t the end for abortion opponents | Health |

Some barriers Black home buyers face from racist policies and practices (

AP sources: Browns QB Deshaun Watson suspended for 6 games | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Local News

Town hall topics in Chester County: Rising inflation, recovery from historic floods – Daily Local

Op-Ed: Keffer to Upper Darby council: Follow the law and serve the community (

Lancaster County to revisit order that may have caused thousands to be improperly billed on warrants | Local News |

Unannounced policy on use of Lancaster city parks catches event organizers off guard [Lancaster Watchdog] | Local News |

Catasauqua committee to explore Iron Works project (

New warehouses materializing in Jessup, Olyphant | News |

HCA monitoring debt as millions in system improvements loom | News |

Wright Center launches mobile vaccine program for students | News |



Ed Gainey to discuss reform policies at Pittsburgh Cannabis Festival | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Western Pa. community advocates optimistic about new ‘transformative level of funding’ for gun violence prevention | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Legal battles flare over UPMC, star surgeons | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Project aims at building Black wealth through economic cooperation | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Westmoreland courthouse garage project moves to building phase |

Hundreds of families await answers in Allegheny County cold cases |

As inflation strikes, Pirates games become more of a ‘splurge’ experience | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philadelphia announces targeted vaccine response to monkeypox – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Philadelphia’s home appraisal bias task force issues final report | Local News |

Mrs. Dee opened a Philly child care center mid-pandemic. It’s been hard – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

New grocery store shows progress in $750 million North Philly revival plan, but housing lags (

Philadelphia substitute teacher firm on an all-out push for staff to work in city classrooms (

Philly’s next mayor should boost city’s recovery, say biz leaders. ‘We need somebody that smiles.’ (

Education and transparency can help eliminate racial bias in home appraisals, a Philly task force says (

A ‘Peace Ride’ highlighted Philly’s gun violence, its victims and new resources to address it (



U.S. House passes ban on assault weapons after spate of gun violence | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Biden administration challenges GOP to get burn pits bill passed | News |