Readers React: Support right to repair – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf supports full Russia divestment, help for Ukraine refugees – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Gov. Tom Wolf calls for $2M to help Ukrainian refugees resettle in Pennsylvania (inquirer.com)

Sammin: Meet Pennsylvania’s new Congressional District Map (broadandliberty.com)


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Free COVID test kits are available again to order via USPS : NPR

Is the end of the COVID-19 pandemic finally upon us? Or is it another false spring? – pennlive.com

Pentagon asks Supreme Court to allow it to stop the deployment of unvaccinated SEALs : NPR

WHO says COVID boosters needed, reversing previous call – Reading Eagle

Reading Public Library will distribute free COVID tests (readingeagle.com)



Businesses struggling to adapt to soaring fuel prices | News | citizensvoice.com

Gas prices surge to a national record of above $4 a gallon : NPR

Why Midstate gas prices continue to rise (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania among 10 most expensive states for gas (abc27.com)

Shell says it will stop buying Russian oil, natural gas over Ukraine invasion | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Stocks sink, with the Nasdaq entering a bear market : NPR

Local used car dealers capitalize on unprecedented market – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Restaurants press for more Covid-19 relief, RRF replenishment – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Want to fix that worker shortage? Pa.’s autistic, neurodiverse residents are ready | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)



Cosby Remains Free as U.S. Supreme Court Declines To Hear Montco DA’s Appeal – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Experts warn increased threats on officials could spark violence ahead of election – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)



Bucks Community College honors inaugural group of Dream Builders – Lower Bucks Times

Pennsylvania community colleges eye a budget increase, first in years | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Villanova receives $10M gift from foundation of late homebuilding mogul – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

The Pandemic Has Worsened the Reading Crisis in Schools – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Franklin Regional ‘pauses’ teaching of novel about Iranian Revolution after complaints | TribLIVE.com

Ursinus College names its 19th president, first woman to hold the post on a permanent basis (mainlinemedianews.com)



PA Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Mail-In Ballots | PoliticsPA

Supreme Court stays out of election law challenges from N.C., Pa., for now : NPR

Supreme Court rejects GOP redistricting pleas in Pa. and N.C. (abc27.com)

SCOTUS denies emergency injunction, kicks Pa. congressional map challenge back to lower court – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Democrats Turn Their Attention to Governor’s Races Across Country | PoliticsPA

Chester County Political Committees Endorse Candidates as Primary Nears – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

David McCormick’s record on job creation may give false impression to Pennsylvania voters | WITF

Dem dark money group to target Trump lawyers in ads in Pa., elsewhere | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Barletta leads in latest Pennsylvania Governor GOP race poll (abc27.com)

McCormick leads latest Pennsylvania Senate GOP race poll (abc27.com)



U.S. Steel fined $1.8 million for hydrogen sulfide emissions at Clairton plant | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Satellite images show the Amazon rainforest is hurtling toward a ‘tipping point’ | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Supreme Court cannot allow coal companies to write their own rules | Opinion (inquirer.com)



Line 5 closure could cause Midwest transportation costs to jump $5.9B over five years | Indiana | thecentersquare.com



Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia plans nearly $3.5B in capital projects by 2028 (Video) – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

UPMC to propose new 636-bed hospital in Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


State News

Bill that would allow vets exposed to toxic water to sue passes House (poconorecord.com)

$26 million for mine reclamation coming to Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa. pension fund debates how to cash out of Russian after its invasion of Ukraine (inquirer.com)

Pennsylvania city boasts the second-best Wordle scores in the U.S. | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com


National News

How sanctions are pinning down the Russian economy : Planet Money : NPR

Russia is restricting social media as war in Ukraine continues : NPR

U.N. says 2 million people have fled Ukraine during Russian onslaught | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Humanitarian Crisis Worsens for Ukrainians Trapped in Russia’s Onslaught – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Talks between Russia and Ukraine yield little, with civilians still trapped in besieged cities | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Two Days of Russian News Coverage: An Alternate Reality of War – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

NATO is a country club that does little for non-members (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

New Hampshire voters will weigh in on AccuVote ballot machines : NPR

Despite vitriol, MLB owners, locked-out players closing gap (abc27.com)

Despite historic Supreme Court nomination, Black female judges rarely reach federal level (buckscountycouriertimes.com)


Local News

Bridgeport residents, Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church rally to support Ukraine – timesherald

Harrisburg organization fighting crime with career opportunities (abc27.com)

Radnor Residents Weigh In on Kratom at Town Hall – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Middletown approves incentive program for volunteer firefighters – Delco Times

Lancaster City Council to vote on parking meter rate increase Tuesday | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Ephrata economic development organization to seek ‘downtown’ designation; here’s what it means | News | lancasteronline.com

Coatesville officials announce comprehensive parking plan as redevelopment advances – Daily Local

Redistricting commission recommends minimal change to City Council districts (readingeagle.com)

Berks County will host session on American Rescue Plan grant process (readingeagle.com)

State College Borough’s “See Click Fix” app allows people to report issues and communicate with government | WITF

Chester receiver takes city officials to court for interfering with financial recovery efforts | WITF

Esports and STEM education center opening at Doylestown Y | The Bucks County Herald

Supporters protest suspension of Wayne County teacher | State and Regional News | journalnow.com



City, developer reach deal to bring hundreds of new apartments and a grocery to Oakland | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey comes to terms with developers on proposed Oakland Crossings project | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh Foundation and United Way partner to direct donations to Ukrainian Refugees | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Pittsburgh-area libraries get rid of late fees, even outstanding ones | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Sewickley Academy assistant head resigns, four teachers dismissed after recent upheaval | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

West Mifflin school district must pay former superintendent $2.95M in damages, federal jury rules | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh steps up for Ukraine | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Many large events and conventions, including the Army-Navy Game, are returning to Philadelphia in 2022 – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Philly police don’t deserve benefit of the doubt in killing of 12-year-old child | Editorial (inquirer.com)

Youth Aid Panel diverts youth offenders from a life of crime | Local News | phillytrib.com

Attorneys for Equity Forward, Real Alternatives make their arguments in court over open records – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Group urges Penn to pay ‘fair share’ to support Philly public schools | Local News | phillytrib.com



Acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine: We’re trying everything to avoid WWIII | WITF

Senate passes anti-lynching bill : NPR

Senate unanimously passes anti-lynching bill after century of failure | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

U.S. government shutdown days away as Congress struggles on Ukraine aid, COVID-19 relief – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)