Bill to give added protection to Bald and Golden Eagles passes Pa. Senate | National News | kpvi.com

Bill requiring AEDs at school sports advances to Pa. Senate (audacy.com)

PA Environment Digest Blog: Senate Environmental Committee Meets June 21 On Redefining Spills, CO2 Injection Well Primacy, Creating Energy Information Office (paenvironmentdaily.blogspot.com)

Funding the 500: The unknown price tag of repairing Pa.’s deteriorating school facilities | State | tiogapublishing.com

Hundreds celebrate newest federal holiday, Juneteenth – Daily Local

Incarcerees organize unprecedented seminar against life sentences – Workers World

Pennsylvania House passes $15 minimum wage bill (audacy.com)

June 21 Playbook: Closing In On Wage Hike? (politicspa.com)

Sappey and Kane to host drive-thru shred event June 24 – Daily Local

Bonuses proposed for employers who hire workers in drug recovery | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Amid Pa. budget talks, state Senate passes 9-11, Juneteenth, fallen heroes measures | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania FAFSA requirement bill passes Senate Committee (abc27.com)

Pa. House panel OKs hair discrimination bill | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pa.’s legislature may expand the child care tax credit | WITF

Critter crossings: Pa. builds safe road passages for wildlife – pennlive.com

Rep. looks to ban smoking in Pennsylvania casinos, VFW bars (abc27.com)


Krispy Kreme has new star-spangled doughnut collection and a freebie for Fourth of July 2023 – pennlive.com

Dunkin’ wraps up summer with new food options and returning fan favorites – pennlive.com

Pa. Ice Cream Trail stop at Candy Mountain Creamery (abc27.com)

Largest Amazon distribution center in Philadelphia to open this fall – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)


COVID researchers watch for ‘Disease X,’ the next pandemic-cause – pennlive.com


4-year-old gave Pa. police his mom’s bag of drugs during DUI stop: reports – pennlive.com

9-year-old boy found dead in Pa. pond, police say – pennlive.com

Police charge 10 people in central Pa. with firearms, drug offenses – pennlive.com

4 charged after shooting YouTube video in abandoned Pa. mall: reports – pennlive.com

Teen driver was using drugs, alcohol before central Pa. crash that killed passenger: police – pennlive.com

State police investigate I-80 crashes that killed 3 in Centre County – pennlive.com


Funding the 500: W. Pa. districts each look to Harrisburg to close school funding gulf – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Funding the 500: ‘We’ve been overlooked for years.’ NEPA districts wait for level playing field – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Test Scores for U.S. 13-Year-Olds Show Lowest Math and Reading Levels In Decades – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

An inside look at middle school today: Teens win NPR podcast contest : NPR

Pa. university students learn they won’t receive diplomas after graduation | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

As Midstate school districts approve budgets, some will see increase in taxes (abc27.com)


Extreme weather worries Central PA farmers | WITF

President Biden announces 3 climate initiatives on first day of California visit | National | thecentersquare.com


High cost of sustainable aviation fuel sinks federal goal | National | thecentersquare.com

U.S. Chamber says stranded passenger compensation requirement could hurt travelers | National | thecentersquare.com

Philadelphia Democrat proposes more local options for mass-transit funding – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


Maps show dramatic changes in access to abortion care : Shots – Health News : NPR

State News

I-95 slated for reopening this weekend; $25-$30 million cost | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Damaged portion of I95 will reopen by the weekend, Pa. Gov. Shapiro says – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pennsylvania TikTok star joins Governor Shapiro, President Biden during I-95 rebuild event (abc27.com)

National bald eagle day; All about the bald eagle in Pennsylvania (abc27.com)

As solar grows, so do questions about power grid upkeep costs | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa. fracking fees come in at $279 million for 2022, PUC says – pennlive.com

High interest rates equal high Pennsylvania lottery jackpots | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

How to help Pa. State Troopers killed, wounded in shooting | WITF

Critter crossings: Pa. builds safe road passages for wildlife – pennlive.com

National News

Biden meets with AI leaders to discuss its ‘enormous promise and its risks’ | National | thecentersquare.com

Feds catch more than 460 known, suspected terrorists in nine months, most at northern border | National | thecentersquare.com

In Los Angeles, Beauty 2 the Streetz Battles Homelessness With Soap and Beauty – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

A Closer Look at the Submersible Lost in the North Atlantic – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

The Titanic Shipwreck Still Intrigues the Public More Than 100 Years Later  – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Summer solstice brings druids, pagans and thousands of people to Stonehenge : NPR

A pair of rare cotton-top tamarin monkeys were just born at Walt Disney World : NPR

Titan submersible updates: Rescuers race to find the Titan before air runs out : NPR

Woman who woke during funeral service dies after a week in ICU – pennlive.com

Local News

See the new Chutes and Ladders playground in Harrisburg – pennlive.com

Waldameer’s new water coaster now open (abc27.com)

Painted pianos to be installed in Downtown York (abc27.com)

Hershey Pride returns for third year (abc27.com)

Class action lawsuit filed in Harvard Medical School stolen body parts case (mcall.com)

Court officially appoints Lowhill Township supervisor; warehouse vote expected in July | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Allentown police officer hurt in crash with pickup truck | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Excited to check out the new Terrain in Doylestown? Here’s a glimpse (phillyburbs.com)

Pottstown warehouse and distribution facility sells for $5.2 million – Daily Local


Spin scooters linked to more injuries than previously thought (nextpittsburgh.com)

TouchWood Labs turns tables and walls into interactive displays (nextpittsburgh.com)

On Smithfield Shelter’s last night, Pittsburgh’s homeless face uncertainty | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Homeless shelter at Smithfield United Church of Christ to close | TribLIVE.com

Amid Pa.’s drought watch, farmers in Allegheny County say they’re OK — for now | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

CitiParks’ free meals program launches to help food-insecure kids during Pittsburgh summer | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Buy me some peanuts and … Pirates open expanded clubhouse store at PNC Park | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt students frustrated after being told following commencement they were short of degree requirements | TribLIVE.com

Carnegie Mellon gets $3 million to advance decarbonization efforts of steel industry | TribLIVE.com


Summer anti-hunger programs pick up where schools left off (audacy.com)

Philadelphia signals financial support for more police officers | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Philadelphia Democrat proposes more local options for mass-transit funding – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Parker campaign made most of limited finances | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philadelphia City Council is poised to pass a new budget tackling public safety. Here’s what’s in it | Local News | phillytrib.com

Einstein nurses’ union to make strike decision following contract negotiation session | Local News | phillytrib.com

Slain Temple University Police Sgt. Christopher Fitzgerald honored with his own street | Local News | phillytrib.com


U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa. speaks about the Inflation Reduction Act at Air Products photos (mcall.com)