Pennsylvania and Delaware, U.S.: Elected Officials Recognize World Falun Dafa Day | Falun Dafa – Minghui.org

Cherelle Parker wins Philadelphia Democratic primary for mayor – THE BHARAT EXPRESS NEWS

Reading YMCA ‘Breakfast of Champions’ honors those making a difference in the community (berksweekly.com)

Public hearing on railroad safety scheduled for Friday | Local News | ncnewsonline.com

Moving Forward With Pennsylvania Over-Order Premium Talks | Dairy News | lancasterfarming.com

Pennsylvania bill would waive admission fees for personal care attendants (abc27.com)

Swissvale Washington Avenue Bridge raises questions about Pa. funding | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Swissvale Washington Avenue Bridge raises questions about Pa. funding | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Seth Anderson-Oberman Wants to Bring Working-Class Politics to Philadelphia’s City Council (jacobin.com)

Help for eating disorders – Lower Bucks Times

Proposed Pa. budget nearly quadruples funding for local government cooperation | WITF

Gov. Shapiro pushes for expansion of Pa. property tax and rent relief program (msn.com)

Governor Shapiro Highlights Budget Proposal to Expand the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program at Opening of Salem Adult Citizens Center in Montgomery County | Erie County Democratic Party (eriedems.com)

Pennsylvania Democrats Want Prisoners Included In Minimum Wage Hike – Tennessee Star

Democrats keep Pennsylvania House with special election win (knowledia.com)


Kraft Mac & Cheese Deluxe is not only comforting but now is more convenient – pennlive.com

The most common undergraduate degrees awarded in Pennsylvania (abc27.com)


Police say Pa. driver took heroin before fatal hit and run: reports – pennlive.com

New Mexico high school student’s shooting victims included mom, daughter – pennlive.com

Police ask for help finding missing Dauphin County woman – pennlive.com

Allentown police investigate Tilghman Street Bridge shooting (mcall.com)


Department of Education updates guidance on public school prayer : NPR


Big races, low turnout: Three takeaways from Primary 2023 | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Gun Safety

What to know about judge’s ruling on age limit for young gun buyers | WITF


Health officials want permanent pandemic flexibility as overdoses climb | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Maternity wards disappearing from rural hospitals | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Study reveals staggering toll of being Black in America: 1.6M excess deaths over 22 years – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

‘Drowning can actually be silent and fast:’ The importance of knowing how to swim as an adult – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

State News

Eye on the Capitol: How Casey, Fetterman, Kelly voted last week | Local News | ncnewsonline.com

Wall Street critic Gov. Shapiro picks new trustees for Pa. pension boards (msn.com)

Heather Boyd wins special election, Dems keep control of PA House – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Democrats keep Pennsylvania House with special election win (knowledia.com)

PA election results: Supreme Court primary winners · Spotlight PA

Philadelphia Democrats are poised to make historical past within the costly race for mayor – 10NEWS

Sara Innamorato wins Dem nod for Allegheny Co. exec; Dugan prevails in DA’s race – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Dan McCaffery wins Democratic primary for Pa. Supreme Court – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Energy Execs Warn of Looming PA Power Shortages – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

National News

Biden to honor 9 with Medal of Valor, including 2 NYPD officers killed after 911 call – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Texas governor sends SOS to fellow governors, seeks border security help | National | thecentersquare.com

Debt ceiling talks continues as deadline approaches | National | thecentersquare.com

Rural communities are getting nearly $11 billion for renewable energy : NPR

U.S. seeing historic one-year drop in gas prices | National | thecentersquare.com

Food stamps cost double pre-pandemic levels but soon to drop | National | thecentersquare.com

Rural electric co-ops to get $10.7B in USDA funds for clean energy grants, loans – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

DeSantis’s Candidate for Kentucky Governor Loses to Trump-Backed Rival – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Secret Service Investigates Intrusion at Jake Sullivan’s Home – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Florida professor breaks world record for longest time living underwater : NPR

Biden EPA’s New Rule Puts Reliable Electricity at Risk, Experts Say – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Local News

Harrisburg International Airport fares up for summer time (abc27.com)

Local organization holds professional clothing, networking event (abc27.com)

Three firefighters treated for heat exhaustion after a fire in Southampton Township (abc27.com)

Sal Panto declares victory for 5th consecutive, final term as Easton’s mayor | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

LGBTQIA event scheduled for June at Chester County History Center – Daily Local

Chester County Justice Center closes early due to fumes – Daily Local

York ranked 78 out of 150 among best places to live: U.S. News (ydr.com)

Separate crashes claim multiple lives in Poconos (poconorecord.com)

Lake City’s Elk Valley School will be closed through Friday (goerie.com)

Paper ballots get mixed reviews in Luzerne County | Election | citizensvoice.com

Little Stuart (tank) talk comes to Northwest Area | Times Leader


Incumbents cruise to Democratic nominations in Pittsburgh City Council races | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh Public Schools school bus safety pilot program begins today – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Negotiator helps police disarm knife-wielding man in downtown Pittsburgh – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Former KDKA meteorologist Dennis Bowman donates tornado simulator to local school – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Report: Pittsburgh among best places to live in US – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Chamber Music Pittsburgh holds subscription prices steady in 2023-24 season | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Planning Commission approves master plan for riverfront development in Strip District | TribLIVE.com

Larry Scirotto takes reins of Pittsburgh police with list of priorities | TribLIVE.com


Cherelle Parker wins historic Philadelphia Democratic mayoral primary – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Philadelphia Democrats are poised to make historical past within the costly race for mayor – 10NEWS

Cherelle Parker doesn’t speak after Democratic mayoral victory due to dental emergency – CBS Philadelphia (cbsnews.com)

Philadelphia tumbles on Milken ranking of best-performing U.S. cities – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Post Brothers buys 2100 M St. NW in D.C., likely for conversion to apartments – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Philly hitman gets five life sentences for killing six people, trying to kill seventh (inquirer.com)

Thomas Jefferson University lost $117 million in nine months (inquirer.com)


Fetterman floats work requirements for bailed-out bank executives (abc27.com)

These Upper Bucks homes are still using PFAS-tainted wells. That will soon change (yahoo.com)

U.S. Sen. John Fetterman Says He Cannot Support Speaker McCarthy’s Debt Ceiling Proposal – Erie News Now | WICU and WSEE in Erie, PA

John Fetterman suggests failed Silicon Valley Bank executives should have the same work requirements ‘Republicans want’ for families receiving food stamps (msn.com)

Arguments on landmark abortion pill case to be heard Wednesday in appeals court – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)