Carbon capture success hinges on taxpayer subsidies, for now | AM 1250 The ANSWER – Pittsburgh, PA (theanswerpgh.com)

Foundation Gala puts spotlight on supporting those with hepatitis B | The Bucks County Herald

Legislation Would Establish Grant For Older People Who Re-Enter Workforce | NEWSRADIO 1340 WRAW | WRAW Newsroom (iheart.com)

Advocates, Democrats Rally for Education Increases in Recently-A – WENY News

House Panel Approves Minimum Wage Hike Bill (politicspa.com)

Pa. lawmakers move ahead on stipends to ease financial burdens for student teachers – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

House approves 911 surcharge boost tied to inflation | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa. lawmakers want investigations after private meetings | WITF

House Bipartisan Caucus Rolls Out Agenda (politicspa.com)

Protections for pets in domestic violence, divorce cases pass Pa. House panel – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. U.S. Rep. Summer Lee hits GOP over vote to repeal stabilizing braces for pistols – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Bill to fund Pennsylvania’s suicide and crisis lifelines passes House (abc27.com)


Jawns on Fire caters to central Pa. sneakerheads with a Philly vibe and catchy billboards – pennlive.com

Starbucks manager fired amid furor over racism wins $25 million : NPR

UPS agrees to equip delivery trucks with air conditioning for the first time : NPR


Bill Cosby Accused of Sexual Assault in Nevada by Nine Women – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

2 Arrested in Firebombing at California Planned Parenthood Clinic – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Grand jury indicts Daniel Penny in chokehold death of NYC subway rider Jordan Neely : NPR

Aderrien Murry: Mississippi cop who shot 11-year-old boy suspended without pay : NPR

Man accused of sexual acts with dog in state park was Penn State professor – pennlive.com

Husband admits to killing wife, wounding man in Pa. park shooting: police – pennlive.com

Police looking for missing 13-year-old Dauphin County boy – pennlive.com

Pa. man hit daughter with bottle, left family in hotel with fentanyl: reports – pennlive.com


Pa. advocates call for increased education spending | WITF

A Lancaster County school district has a new library policy | WITF

Survey: Less than half of U.S. teachers say they’d tell younger selves to enter profession – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Restricting college tenure could hurt state economies, many warn – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Man banned from school after accusing 9-year-old of being transgender at a track meet: reports – pennlive.com

University of Delaware settles class-action suit over COVID-19 campus shutdown – pennlive.com


Are there any environmental impacts from the I-95 truck fire | WITF

Texas Heat Wave May Break Temperature Records – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

What are the worst droughts in Pennsylvania history? (abc27.com)


PennDOT announces Route 322 lane restrictions ahead of construction project – pennlive.com


Pennsylvania nursing homes rally for additional funding (abc27.com)

Popular TV shows might help stop teens vaping | WITF

VA hospitals beat out private facilities, Medicare survey shows : NPR

Respiratory departments at Reading, Phoenixville Hospitals earn recognition (dailylocal.com)

Proscia expects to double users of its digital pathology technology in 2023 – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

State News

Pa. governors’ first state budget deals can get dicey. Will Shapiro’s? | John Baer – pennlive.com

Shapiro, Agriculture Secretary visit Juniata County farm to promote Dairy Month (abc27.com)

Shapiro Announces Plan For I-95 Reconstruction (politicspa.com)

No timeline offered for I-95 repair in Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

How Pennsylvania plans to fix collapsed section of I-95 | WITF

Pennsylvania works on road safety plan as feds push for fewer fatalities | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Trump indictment: Pa. House Republicans don’t want to talk about Trump (inquirer.com)

The Explainer: Defining the difference between a town, borough and city – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Meerkat deaths at Pennsylvania zoo caused by accidental poisoning linked to dye | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

Flag Day Makes Its Mark on Pennsylvanians (abc27.com)

National News

Congressional Dems renew push to protect access to birth control – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

U.S. House Republicans spar with HHS secretary over transgender youth, child labor – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Donald Trump indictment: Some Pennsylvania Republicans voters are weary (inquirer.com)

The Radical Strategy Behind Trump’s Promise to ‘Go After’ Biden – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Surfside Condo’s Pool Deck Had ‘Severe Strength Deficiency,’ Investigators Say – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Congress Ended Pandemic Child Tax Credit, But States Have Picked Up the Idea – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Abbott Sends Migrants From Texas to Los Angeles for the First Time – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

The poll finds support for at least some legal abortion, increasing polarization : NPR

U.S. Army renames Fort Polk after Sgt. William Henry Johnson, a Black WWI hero : NPR

Local News

Mechanicsburg’s 93rd annual Jubilee Day returns this week (abc27.com)

Residents fight to save birds at the old Red Lion Country Club (abc27.com)

Local church knitting shawls for hospital anniversary (abc27.com)

West Nile Virus found in Cumberland County mosquito sample (abc27.com)

Harrisburg School District moves closer to demolishing abandoned William Penn High School (abc27.com)

An Emmaus athlete made students with disabilities feel “welcomed and safe.” Now he’s heading to Yale. (mcall.com)

Reading’s former Santander building gets zoning relief for 207 apartments | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

Berks County man among 6 charged with trafficking in stolen human remains | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

Pennsbury recommends against Morrisville merger (phillyburbs.com)

Northern Pocono area fire companies warn about t-shirt scam (poconorecord.com)

DA report on ballot paper shortage finds no crime, cites human error, lack of training | Election | standardspeaker.com


Pittsburgh Public Safety preparing for ‘unprecedented’ number of people for Taylor Swift, Juneteenth – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

‘He keeps shooting and shooting’: 911 call captures the terror of one synagogue shooting survivor as testimony ends | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburg Synagogue massacre survivor cried ‘Mommy’ | WITF

Tmeline of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting released | WITF

1 dead, 1 injured in collapse at former Blairsville school buidling | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburghers named top volunteers in Pa. by Big Brothers Big Sisters | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Morning Roundup: Pittsburgh Zoo reveals names of leopard cubs | TribLIVE.com

Industrial Arts Workshop Program named ‘Champion in Action’ by Trib, Citizens | TribLIVE.com


Philadelphia wants harsher penalties for illegal dirt bikes than state allows | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Jawns on Fire caters to central Pa. sneakerheads with a Philly vibe and catchy billboards – pennlive.com

You can play golf at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia this fall – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

One uCity Square now 90% leased after adding a pair of new life sciences tenants – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

The Fund for the School District of Philadelphia names new president and CEO | Local News | phillytrib.com

To buy, or not to buy? Philly’s weak housing market is serving up a mix of emotions | Local News | phillytrib.com


Worrying Senate testimony on the state of U.S. power grid – Lowell Sun

Casey, Evans introduce legislation to support victims of gun violence (msn.com)

Casey, Fetterman announce $5,527,000 to clean up abandoned oil, gas wells | News | bradfordera.com

Casey, Fetterman introduce bipartisan Fair Trade legislation for American workers | News | bradfordera.com

Sen. Fetterman Calls Himself ‘Advocate of Psychedelics,’ Promotes Mushrooms For PTSD | High Times