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Legislature

Pennsylvania’s children face lead perils everywhere. A new state report offers ideas to protect them.

https://www.inquirer.com/news/toxic-city-lead-poisoning-children-philadelphia-schools-asbestos-20190607.html

State

Lieutenant governor opens State House pool for use by kids

https://www.readingeagle.com/article/20190607/AP/306079501/1009

Rain records fall in Pa., N.J. as nation marks its wettest year on record

https://www.inquirer.com/news/record-rains-philadelphia-weather-pennsylvania-new-jersey-20190607.html

Real ID’s slow start worries Pennsylvania officials

https://triblive.com/local/regional/real-ids-slow-start-worries-pennsylvania-officials/

Education

Pottstown Middle School gets $2M grant over 5 years

https://www.pottsmerc.com/news/pottstown-middle-school-gets-m-grant-over-years/article_9d30438e-88a6-11e9-8522-4f1b4f8eee9a.html

Schools Try To Deal With Athletes’ Undiagnosed Conditions

https://hosted.ap.org/thetimes-tribune/article/de4c4b05b20d43ad88f826098027ff9d/schools-try-deal-athletes-undiagnosed-conditions

Gaming

NBA, MLB Using Data To Chase Better Deals With Sportsbooks

https://hosted.ap.org/thetimes-tribune/article/fe1cb6a75efe4f77be41ec6ff8664069/nba-mlb-using-data-chase-better-deals-sportsbooks

Crime/Punishment

Excavator accused of faking 2 Pennsylvania water main tests

https://www.readingeagle.com/article/20190607/AP/306079408/1009

Pennsylvania attorney general charges Berks County man for allegedly falsifying drinking water reports

https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/pennsylvania-attorney-general-charges-berks-county-man-for-allegedly-falsifying-drinking-water-reports

Four-decades-long Pa. gymnastics coach barred from being around minors unsupervised

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/06/four-decades-long-pa-gymnastics-coach-barred-from-being-around-minors-unsupervised.html

DNA database that cracked Lancaster cold case making changes that could greatly reduce its effectiveness

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/06/dna-database-that-cracked-lancaster-cold-case-making-changes-that-could-greatly-reduce-its-effectiveness.html

Man convicted in county’s first drug delivery resulting in death trial gets 15 to 30 years in prison

https://observer-reporter.com/news/localnews/man-convicted-in-county-s-first-drug-delivery-resulting-in/article_9bbab7e6-8955-11e9-beb7-f354a257496f.html

OSHA calls this Montgomeryville factory a ‘severe violator’

https://www.inquirer.com/business/whistleblower-osha-safety-rat-morgan-steel-pennsylvania-20190608.html

Elections/Politics

Warco secures Democratic and Republican nominations for coroner; no new voting machines until 2020

https://observer-reporter.com/news/election/warco-secures-democratic-and-republican-nominations-for-coroner-no-new/article_d425c99e-87ad-11e9-8674-7f4a87a21aec.html

Philly

Study sees large gaps in access to opioid antidote in Philly

https://www.readingeagle.com/article/20190607/AP/306079463/1009

‘Good Morning America’ is coming to Philly

https://www.inquirer.com/entertainment/tv/good-morning-america-philadelphia-gma-abc-20190608.html

Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh 1 of 3 cities where Walmart will deliver groceries to your fridge

https://triblive.com/local/regional/who-needs-to-shop-walmart-to-deliver-groceries-inside-homes-in-pittsburgh/

US attorney says FBI not meddling in accused Tree of Life shooter’s case

https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/us-attorney-says-fbi-not-meddling-in-accused-tree-of-life-shooters-case/

Peduto lauded by anti-violence groups for gun ban legislation

https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/peduto-lauded-by-anti-violence-groups-for-gun-ban-legislation/

Once-bustling Pa. mall now a boarded-up shell – except for 1 surviving store

https://www.lehighvalleylive.com/news/2019/06/once-bustling-pa-mall-now-a-boarded-up-shell-except-for-1-surviving-store.html

Local

Man in charge during last state takeover of Harrisburg schools supports another one

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/06/man-in-charge-during-last-harrisburg-school-district-takeover-supports-another-one-there-is-real-opportunity.html

Judge ‘concerned about transparency’ of Harrisburg school board

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/06/judge-concerned-about-transparency-of-harrisburg-school-board.html

Weatherly Area board says Grega must show up for meetings

https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/weatherly-area-board-says-grega-must-show-up-for-meetings-1.2493645

Oregon Village opponents criticize 2 Manheim Twp. commissioners for taking campaign cash from developer

https://lancasteronline.com/news/local/oregon-village-opponents-criticize-manheim-twp-commissioners-for-taking-campaign/article_633cad76-8940-11e9-8267-fb5c779ab1ba.html

Report: Business activity on the rise in Pottstown

https://www.pottsmerc.com/news/report-business-activity-on-the-rise-in-pottstown/article_cb5ae290-889d-11e9-b62d-6f88d2cf2d37.html

Lackawanna County negotiating to keep parking meters off new Courthouse Square sidewalks

https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/lackawanna-county-negotiating-to-keep-parking-meters-off-new-courthouse-square-sidewalks-1.2493830

Lackawanna County settles prison sex abuse cases for $1.1 million

https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/lackawanna-county-settles-prison-sex-abuse-cases-for-1-1-million-1.2493586

Record Lake Levels Swamp Erie’s Landscape

https://hosted.ap.org/thetimes-tribune/article/6045309a129643f1a0d219fc4631cd23/record-lake-levels-swamp-eries-landscape

Some county computers remain down

https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/some-county-computers-remain-down-1.2493670

National

Number of immigrants living in the U.S. reaches record 44.4 million

https://www.inquirer.com/news/immigration-immigrants-pew-demographics-undocumented-20190607.html

Tariffs have already wiped out tax bill savings for average Americans

https://triblive.com/news/wire-stories/tariffs-have-already-wiped-out-tax-bill-savings-for-average-americans/