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Legislature

Fight over nuclear plants arrives at Pennsylvania Capitol
http://www.witf.org/news/2019/03/fight-over-nuclear-plants-arrives-at-pennsylvania-capitol.php

Customers would pay millions to rescue Pa. nuclear reactors, including some that are already profitable
https://www.philly.com/news/pennsylvania-nuclear-bailout-might-cost-ratepayers-millions-20190309.html

Local leaders tour Bucks state parks, assess needs
https://www.theintell.com/news/20190309/local-leaders-tour-bucks-state-parks-assess-needs

Under the Radar: Bill would aim to beef up state’s cybersecurity
https://www.tribdem.com/news/under-the-radar-bill-would-aim-to-beef-up-state/article_acc0e92c-229e-59f6-adac-3d2cb0df8991.html

Proposal aims to ease government efforts to reclaim records
https://www.readingeagle.com/article/20190309/AP/303099871/1009

Kaufer asks AG to file injunction to stop fee
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/kaufer-asks-ag-to-file-injunction-to-stop-fee-1.2455880

Berks County taxpayers are on the hook for up to $439,196 in Reading constable pay
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/berks-county-taxpayers-are-on-the-hook-for-nearly-400000-in-reading-constable-pay

Limits proposed on who can serve as a guardian
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/limits-proposed-on-who-can-serve-as-a-guardian

Teacher salary debate needs bipartisanship
http://www.altoonamirror.com/opinion/editorials/2019/03/teacher-salary-debate-needs-bipartisanship/

Business

With Rice Energy, he had a connection. With EQT he has none. Larry Cain misses Rice.
https://www.post-gazette.com/business/powersource/2019/03/10/Rice-Energy-EQT-Larry-Cain-Belmont-county-farm-gas-industry-bethesda-ohio-utica/stories/201902260134

Crime/Punishment

With jury selection starting, a look at Michael Rosfeld, Antwon Rose and how we got here
https://triblive.com/news/pittsburgh-allegheny/jury-selection-set-to-begin-tuesday-in-trial-of-michael-rosfeld-charged-with-killing-antwon-rose/

Jurors in Michael Rosfeld case won’t fit normal mold, experts predict
https://triblive.com/news/pittsburgh-allegheny/in-picking-a-jury-rosfelds-case-poses-a-role-reversal/

Suspended cop will stand trial on newest sexual assault charges
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/suspended-cop-will-stand-trial-on-newest-sexual-assault-charges-1.2455822

Western Pennsylvania police departments, part-time officers stretched thin
https://triblive.com/news/valley-news-dispatch/western-pennsylvania-police-departments-part-time-officers-stretched-thin/

NYPD says Waze app tips off drivers to sobriety checkpoints; local police haven’t had issues
https://www.mcall.com/news/breaking/mc-nws-police-waze-google-tipping-off-drunk-drivers-20190306-story.html

Education

Valley View may need to use borrowed money to pay employees
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/valley-view-may-need-to-use-borrowed-money-to-pay-employees-1.2455944

Breaking a stigma at Abington Heights
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/breaking-a-stigma-at-abington-heights-1.2455887

STEAM Academy promises educational choice in Harrisburg | Opinion
https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2019/03/steam-academy-promises-educational-choice-in-harrisburg.html

Challenged by cost and access, rural Pa. students find tech-based alternative
http://www.witf.org/news/2019/03/challenged-by-college-cost-and-access-students-in-rural-pa-find-tech-based-alternative.php

Study shows Penn State New Kensington contributes about $28.7 million to A-K Valley’s economy
https://triblive.com/news/valley-news-dispatch/study-shows-penn-state-new-kensington-contributes-about-28-7-million-to-a-k-valleys-economy/

‘Overworked, undervalued’: Haverford College dorm assistants say their work deserves to be paid
https://www.philly.com/news/haverford-college-student-labor-tuition-rise-residential-life-inequality-20190309.html

Why it costs a little extra to buy Vanguard funds in Pennsylvania’s college-savings plan
https://www.philly.com/business/phillydeals/vanguard-fees-pennsylvania-college-savings-20190309.html

Experts to gather at Saint Vincent College to explore hate crimes
https://triblive.com/news/westmoreland/experts-to-gather-at-saint-vincent-college-to-explore-hate-crimes/

Health Care

Under Penn, Jefferson’s shadow, can Temple Health, a de facto public hospital, ever catch a break?
https://www.philly.com/business/penn-jefferson-temple-health-restructuring-fox-chase-financial-straits-20190309.html

New medical record system will benefit LVHN patients
https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/new-medical-record-system-will-benefit-lvhn-patients-1.2455795

Local News

County officials considering tax break for project in Plains Twp.
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/county-officials-considering-tax-break-for-project-in-plains-twp-1.2455813

Irish heritage on display at Wilkes-Barre St. Patrick’s Parade
https://www.timesleader.com/news/local/736180/irish-heritage-on-display-at-wilkes-barre-st-patricks-parade

Annual W-B St. Patrick’s parade draws large crowd
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/annual-w-b-st-patrick-s-parade-draws-large-crowd-1.2455877

Spelling bee champion crowned amid controversy over call
https://www.timesleader.com/news/736196/spelling-bee-champion-crowned-amid-controversy-over-call

Overpayment of benefits latest mistake for Dumore pensions
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/overpayment-of-benefits-latest-mistake-for-dumore-pensions-1.2455940

Scranton comes back to life after parade day: A play-by-play
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/scranton-comes-back-to-life-after-parade-day-a-play-by-play-1.2455896

Scranton creates no-parking zones in bike lanes near U of S sports complex
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/scranton-creates-no-parking-zones-in-bike-lanes-near-u-of-s-sports-complex-1.2455943

Mayfield church makes 15,000 pierogies for Lent
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/mayfield-church-makes-15-000-pierogies-for-lent-1.2455949

Old Forge voters face challenge
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/opinion/old-forge-voters-face-challenge-1.2455760

Lower Burrell homeowners will soon pay about 20 percent more in sewage fees
https://triblive.com/news/valley-news-dispatch/lower-burrell-homeowners-will-soon-pay-about-20-percent-more-in-sewage-fees/

Then and Now: Berks County officials purchase new voting machines
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/then-and-now-berks-county-officials-purchase-new-voting-machines

National News

Fox News condemns host Jeanine Pirro, remains silent on Tucker Carlson
https://www.philly.com/entertainment/tv/fox-news-tucker-carlson-jeannie-pirro-ilhan-omar-muslim-sexist-bubba-the-love-sponge-20190311.html

Allred: Pa. man’s videotape appears to show R. Kelly with girls
https://www.philly.com/entertainment/allred-says-another-tape-appears-to-show-r-kelly-with-girls-20190310.html

Philly

Philabundance announces ambitious program to give people more than food
https://www.philly.com/news/philabundance-food-poverty-habitat-for-humanity-hunger-20190311.html

Neighbors troubled by police shooting of Ethiopian immigrant in West Philadelphia
https://www.philly.com/news/police-shooting-kaleb-belay-philadelphia-20190310.html

Philly’s first woman architect built this mid-century modern pavilion in Columbus Square. Its days are numbered.
https://www.philly.com/real-estate/inga-saffron/south-philadelphia-columbus-square-elizabeth-fleisher-architect-mid-century-modernism-20190311.html

‘I suffered in silence for 12 years’: Rape survivor helps black women talk about sexual violence
https://www.philly.com/health/black-women-sexual-assault-laquisha-anthony-20190311.html

How does Philly assess property? Taxpayers will have to wait for complete answers.
https://www.philly.com/news/opa-assessment-method-philadelphia-market-value-20190311.html

Partisan prejudice: Philly and its suburbs are loaded with it | John Baer
https://www.philly.com/opinion/john-baer-atlantic-prejudice-partisan-trump-20190311.html

Pitt

Allegheny County lacks resources to scrutinize tax breaks for ‘Big 4’ charities
https://triblive.com/news/pittsburgh-allegheny/county-lacks-resources-to-scrutinize-tax-breaks-for-big-4-charities-as-pledged-12-years-ago/

As Dems make endorsements, Detroit incident has little ill effect for Controller Chelsa Wagner
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2019/03/11/Allegheny-County-Controller-Chelsa-Wagner-detroit-police-arrest-politics-endorsement-fallout/stories/201903100221

Incumbents, Deidre Kane secure Allegheny County Democratic Committee endorsements
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2019/03/10/Allegheny-County-Democrats-Pittsburgh-party-endorsement-Rich-Fitzgerald-Chelsa-Wagner/stories/201903100196

Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium closed Monday due to power outage
https://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2019/03/10/Pittsburgh-Zoo-and-PPG-Aquarium-closed-Monday-due-to-power-outage/stories/201903100219

Pittsburgh Zoo employee rescues nyala from frozen pond
https://triblive.com/news/pittsburgh-allegheny/pittsburgh-zoo-employee-rescues-nyala-from-frozen-pond/

Pittsburgh looks to break ‘glass ceiling’ with stronger protections for pregnant workers
https://www.post-gazette.com/business/career-workplace/2019/03/09/Pittsburgh-pregnant-workers-pregnancy-discrimination-women-careers/stories/201903070091

How affordable is ‘affordable housing’?
https://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/brian-oneill/2019/03/11/How-affordable-is-affordable-housing/stories/201903100035

Pittsburgh recognized as starting point for Lewis and Clark expedition
https://triblive.com/news/pittsburgh-allegheny/pittsburgh-recognized-as-starting-point-for-lewis-and-clark-expedition/

State News

Pennsylvania’s Charter Day has Eckley Miners’ Village bustling
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/pennsylvania-s-charter-day-has-eckley-miners-village-bustling-1.2455819

History comes to life at Charter Day events in Berks County
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/history-comes-to-life-at-charter-day-events-in-berks-county

Our view: State parks report sounds alarm
https://www.goerie.com/opinion/20190311/our-view-state-parks-report-sounds-alarm

Letter From the Editor: My brush with the Mariner East grand jury
https://www.dailylocal.com/opinion/letter-from-the-editor-my-brush-with-the-mariner-east/article_298ac75f-7bd7-5902-9f80-0bc46bc18808.html

Time, money concerns for local hunters
http://www.altoonamirror.com/news/local-news/2019/03/time-money-concerns-for-local-hunters/

Transportation

State to begin study of hyperloop technology, potential Pittsburgh-to-Philadelphia route
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2019/03/08/Hyperloop-Pennsylvania-Turnpike-PennDOT-Pittsburgh-Philadelphia/stories/201903080139

Traffic impacts through mid-June for work near I-279 at Route 28
https://triblive.com/news/pittsburgh-allegheny/traffic-impacts-through-mid-june-for-work-near-i-279-at-route-28/

York County company testing automated flagging for work zones
https://www.yorkdispatch.com/story/news/local/2019/03/10/york-county-company-testing-automated-flagging-work-zones/3123859002/

Washington

Ilhan Omar’s words sting at home, threatening to strain ties of Jewish and Somali Minnesotans
https://www.philly.com/politics/nation/ilhan-omars-words-sting-home-threatening-strain-ties-jewish-somali-minnesotans-20190311.html

U.S. Sen. Toomey, presidential hopeful Klobuchar join to repeal medical device tax
https://www.timesonline.com/news/20190311/us-sen-toomey-presidential-hopeful-klobuchar-join-to-repeal-medical-device-tax