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Bipartisan bill would pay student teachers in Pennsylvania | ABC27

New Proposal Would Provide Payment For Student Teachers | WHP 580 (

In Pa. Senate hearing, school funding model an ‘opportunity’ (

Making education in Pa. ‘look different’ focus of Senate budget hearing | News |

State senators are examining Gov. Shapiro proposed educational spending – Pennsylvania News (

Many cops, teachers, nurses won’t get full Pa. $2,500 tax break | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Labor shortage, outdated system delays health care licenses | Pennsylvania |

Shapiro, Martin Talk Support For Farmers In Avian Flu Crisis (

‘We need to redouble our efforts’: Josh Shapiro renews his fight against the bird flu – City & State Pennsylvania (

Lawmakers focus on election, licensing issues in Pa. Department of State budget hearing – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Is your TikTok account hiding enemies of the state? How do you know? – City & State Pennsylvania (

Local lawmakers examining pros and cons of paid leave – Daily Local

Proposed disease funding cuts used as budget balancing tactic | Pennsylvania |

Rep. Joe D’Orsie: Let’s open up our colleges for debate (

Mastriano bill would allow Pennsylvania teachers to be armed (

Pennsylvania bill would remove lead from drinking water in schools (

Pennsylvania bill would require EV infrastructure for new buildings (

House Dems hold hearing on expanding access to reproductive health care – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pa. House committee advances bill requiring informed consent for certain medical exams – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Growing Greener Plus bringing $1.2 million to Allegheny County (

Pittsburgh to get $1.5M for electric vehicles, natural gas trucks |

Willow Park Preserve awarded $89,500 to restore Willows Mansion in Radnor Township – Mainline Media News

Many of Pennsylvania’s cops, teachers, nurses won’t get full $2,500 tax break | WITF

Environmentalists, advocates urge Shapiro to stay the course on carbon compact – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pa.’s first female Senate president talks about breaking barriers (



Labor shortage, outdated system delays health care licenses | Pennsylvania |

Bankruptcy judge OKs property sale of lot previously owned by Armstrong Flooring | Local Business |

SBA’s proposed 7(a) lending rule sparks lawmaker pushback – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Amazon will open new delivery station in central Pa. next month –

Construction to begin on new 20,000-square-foot health center and pharmacy –

OTG restaurants and union employees at odds after five years and no contract (

Some Pennsylvanians are now owed refunds for shows canceled due to COVID (



A year after central Pa. police officer’s killing, widow finds peace in forgiveness, nonprofit work –

Delco’s George W. Hill prison tallies third suicide in last ten months (

Philly’s settlement a win for protesters; police reform fight continues | Michael Coard – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

A $10 million investment is a bold first step, but Pa.’s public defenders need more (

Gideon at 60: SCOTUS ruling reinforces need for competent public criminal defense | Matthew Mangino – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



$108M Phoenixville schools budget would raises taxes 1.22% – Daily Local

Students, parents and educators of the Reading School District call for more school funding (

What to know about the ongoing asbestos issues in Philly schools (

Erie Hall ‘life-changing’ on Penn State Behrend campus in Erie PA (

West Chester University getting creative with its campus to meet student demand – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Temple faculty union remains ‘extremely concerned’ after Wingard resignation – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Temple U. students aren’t happy or upset about Jason Wingard’s resignation They just want to see a difference in their lives. (

Locals react to Temple President Jason Wingard resigning | Local News |

Philadelphia needs Temple to thrive | Editorial (

With Jason Wingard as president, Temple enrollment has fallen. But it’s a challenge most colleges nationwide are facing. (

Quakertown school board will not sell elementary school | Southeastern Pennsylvania |

I teach in a middle class district. Underfunding affects my students too | Opinion   – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Want to end the teacher exodus? It starts with a little respect | Lloyd E. Sheaffer – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Quakertown appoints Matthew Friedman new superintendent | The Bucks County Herald

Penn State hires VCU’s Rhoades as men’s basketball coach | Sports |

Kutztown University expands summer 2023 children’s art camps (



Charleston church attack survivors push for hate crime bill | Across America |

Luzerne County Councilman questions plan for voters to fill out ballots by hand | Times Leader

Voters sue Luzerne County over Election Day paper shortage | Election |

DA Sanguedolce fires back at criticism from House committee election hearing | News |



Delaware River chemical spill threatens environment, activists say (

Let’s talk early season planting and gardening in Pennsylvania | WITF



PA districts have new way to catch drivers illegally passing school buses (

New EU cars will be zero-emission by 2035. Here’s where the U.S. stands : NPR

Railroad will use Ohio-based firms for derailment cleanup – CBS Pittsburgh (

Pa. to start testing animal tissue that may have been affected by Ohio train derailment | Today in Pa. –

Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority submits application for federal funding (


Gun Safety

74 people have been killed or injured by guns at American schools this year : NPR

After Mass Shootings, Republicans Expand Access to Guns – The New York Times (

School shootings evidently teach America nothing | John Baer –

Simon Gratz student Devin Weedon, who was fatally shot, remembered as a loving son and talented athlete (



Narcan, overdose-reversing drug, is approved for OTC sales by the FDA : NPR

Jefferson gets $15M gift from Humana as part of new health equity partnership – Philadelphia Business Journal (

States start spending opioid settlement cash with little public oversight : Shots – Health News : NPR

Studies Show the Value of Fathers in the Home – DV Journal (

Elkhorn Valley beef recalled in Pennsylvania and New Jersey (


State News

Schools, buildings around Pennsylvania go on lockdown after false reports of active shooter threats | WITF

Calls to Pittsburgh-area high schools claiming ‘active shooter’ appear to be hoax – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Prosecutor, students speak out after hoax calls prompt police responses at Phillipsburg High School, other schools in Pa., NJ | Poconos and Coal Region |

Police across Pittsburgh area respond to ‘computer-generated swatting calls’ falsely claiming active shooters at schools (

School shooting hoax calls hit Lehigh Valley (

Editorial: The only answer for swatting | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Experts describe how ‘swatting’ hoax threats cause chaos and panic |

Pennsylvania communities holding vigil to honor chocolate factory explosion victims (

West Reading chocolate factory explosion victims identified (

West Reading chocolate factory explosion: Company owners issue statement (

Child care providers say ‘influx of cash’ not the only solution | Pennsylvania |

Fresh start for beleaguered Department of State (

Pa.’s Fetterman to return to U.S. Senate by April 17 – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

John Fetterman is expected back to the Senate in April | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

USDA sec battles with Pa.’s Thompson, Republicans over costs of federal nutrition programs – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pennsylvania will resume a program that helps low-income households pay their water bills | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Some Pennsylvania anglers will see stocked and wild trout together on opening day | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


National News

New York grand jury investigating Trump will take a break for part of April : NPR

Here’s where renewable power is increasing nationwide – and where it’s not – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Gen Z moving to cities including Philadelphia, census data shows (

Baby boomers overtake millennials as prime homebuying generation – Philadelphia Business Journal (

These are the states with the highest and lowest tax burdens, a report says : NPR

Disney stripped DeSantis-picked board of its power : NPR

Russian security services detained a ‘Wall Street Journal’ reporter : NPR

Russia arrests Wall Street Journal reporter on spying charge | The Hill

Taiwan’s president arrives in the U.S. amid warnings from China : NPR

Pope Francis is in the hospital for a respiratory infection : NPR

Is there a second SSI payment this month? (

Single women’s home ownership rates dropped in 2022, reversing a trend, Zillow says (

On 50th anniversary of Vietnam War’s end, veterans remember those who didn’t come home |


Local News

‘We don’t want you’: Covanta gets an earful during Zoom meeting, which itself brought on ire – Delco Times

‘We Do Not Want You in Our Community’: Chester Residents Grill Covanta About New Emissions Process – DV Journal (

$27.1 million of unclaimed property in Monroe County, Treasury says (

Solar eclipse: Erie PA looks ahead to its 2024 moment in sun’s shadow (

County, city officials acknowledge ‘recent, notable decrease’ of people in Binns Park ahead of park renovations | Local News |

$120M redevelopment of Rockvale to begin with new restaurant, 4 new apartment buildings | Local Business |

YMCA of Greater Brandywine to open dedicated pickleball facility in Downingtown – Daily Local

‘It’s an eyesore:’ Tax breaks could help spruce up properties along Susquehanna River –

Dangerous winds on Saturday could lead to downed trees, power outages in central Pa. –

Dauphin County bookstore is among the nation’s best in 2023, magazine says –

Saree Run in Doylestown celebrates ‘Equity’ | The Bucks County Herald

Riegelsville mayor resigns; he no longer lives there | The Bucks County Herald

Palisades to propose no-tax increase budget for 2023-24 | The Bucks County Herald

County Council approves $55.1 million in Rescue Plan funding grants, OKs $780K settlement of jail suicide lawsuit | News |

Officials discuss potential use for former Berks County Residential Center (



‘Bordering on illegal’: Pittsburgh’s new zoning review fees draw wrath from developers | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Street sweeping is coming back to Pittsburgh — and you will be ticketed if you don’t move your car | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Apteka chefs named James Beard Award finalists | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



A $35 million reborn Carousel House rec center planned for West Philly (

4 people, including Commissioner Outlaw, injured in crash in Center City, police say | Local News |

Census data shows Philadelphia population drop in 2022 (

Housing affordability, homelessness are top priorities in Philadelphia. And a historic cemetery with no owner. (

James Beard Award nominations go to Philadelphia chefs Jesse Ito, Amanda Shulman, Dionicio Jiménez, and Chutatip ‘Nok’ Suntaranon (



U.S.-Israel tensions rise after standoff between Biden and Netanyahu : NPR

Biden administration sells oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico : NPR

U.S. Senate in bipartisan vote repeals decades-old Iraq war authorizations – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (