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Fetterman to resume Lt. Governor duties next week following stroke (

Following a stroke, Lt. Gov. Fetterman says he’s fit to resume duties next week – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Adult victims of child sex abuse deserve a fair shot at justice | Patrick Beaty – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


Coronavirus – COVID-19

COVID-19 vaccine clinics being held in Harrisburg as cases rise (

Republican-leaning areas continue to face more COVID deaths : NPR

Here’s what we know about North Korea’s COVID outbreak : NPR

Berks COVID update: 60% more cases in a week and more hospitalized (

Vaccines still essential in the fight against COVID, state health secretary says (



Marijuana violations have taken over 10,000 truck drivers off the road this year, adding more supply chain disruptions (

Gas prices rapidly approaching $5 a gallon, Pa. again sets a new record high –



Philadelphia jails are a humanitarian crisis | Opinion (



AG Josh Shapiro sides with plaintiffs in school funding lawsuit, saying Pa. is violating its constitution (

Central Bucks School District backpedals, classes about puberty are now optional and virtual | WITF

Proposed Central Bucks library policy targeting ‘sexualized content’ spurs worries about sweeping book removal (

Some 68 years after Brown v. Board, similar foes continue stubbornly fighting progress | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Empty University of Scranton lots could become center for workforce development, research | Education |



Pennsylvania lawmakers see terms ended by primary defeats | WITF

The latest congressional vote counts in the commonwealth – City & State Pennsylvania (

Oz, McCormick still neck and neck in Pennsylvania GOP Senate primary | WITF

Pa Sen. Race: Timeline for a potential Oz, McCormick recount (

‘Oh no, here we go again’: Another manual ballot count in Lancaster, but this one’s going quickly (

Sauer, Santarsiero Win State Senate Primary: Bucks County Election | Doylestown, PA Patch

Several narrow contests remain in local Pennsylvania state legislature races | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

How Doug Mastriano could turn election lies into action, if elected governor | WITF

Editorial: Pa. Republican Party chair Lawrence Tabas should resign over Doug Mastriano debacle | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Lori Mizgorski defeats Jake Roberts in GOP primary in state Senate 38th District race |

Inside the Lancaster County operation where staff are remarking 16,000 mail ballots that could decide the GOP U.S. Senate primary | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Renewable energy proponent and former County Councilor win primaries in redrawn northern suburbs | 90.5 WESA

Deluzio, Shaffer to face off in November for Lamb’s former U.S. House seat | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

While Summer Lee’s supporters declare victory, Allegheny County says race updates won’t be available until Friday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Summer Lee declares victory, a win for La’Tasha Mayes, and more primary election updates | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Primary election: North Penn polling places report slow but steady voter turnout (

One day after Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial primary, the general election campaign has already started | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

John Fetterman dominated the Pa. Democratic primary for Senate. Here’s how. (

Primary election results set up fall battle of familiar foes for 24th Senatorial District (

Newman defeats Dicranian in GOP primary for 167th state House District – Daily Local

Kazeem tops Kirkland to win Dem nod in the 159th – Delco Times

Watro nabs GOP nomination in 116th state House District | Election |

Bognet wallops Marsicano, earns rematch with Cartwright | Election |

Historic GOP Primary Leaves Senate Outcome Uncertain – DV Journal (

Republican Race For Congress in Chester County Remains Undecided – DV Journal (

How mailed ballots slow results in Pennsylvania | WITF

Berks County primary election faces technical problems, errors and criticism | WITF

Republican Scheller likely to get rematch with Democrat Wild in Lehigh Valley congressional race – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Outstanding votes in Allegheny County could sway races, but will take time to count |

Eyeing family time, Barletta vows to bow out of running for office | Election |



Pennsylvania judge halts bridge tolling plans, for now | WITF

Commonwealth Court halts PennDOT bridge tolling project, including I-79 near Bridgeville |

Pa. court halts I-83 bridge tolling project, but immediate impacts unclear –



With Roe in doubt, some fear tech surveillance of pregnancy | WITF

Public Health Experts: Don’t Let Fears of Teen Vaping Slow Push to Get Older Smokers to Switch – DV Journal (

More focus on mental health since the pandemic | Smart Talk (


State News

Pennsylvania eyes a hydrogen hub – and the billions of federal cash that come with it | Pennsylvania |

Hidden pension management fees – hundreds of millions of Pennsylvania dollars – could become public | Pennsylvania |

Little League International opens facility in Poland to Ukrainian refugees (

Life jackets, safety checks improving boating safety (

UGI’s planned rate hikes would boost residential bills 22% by December | Local News |

Probation violation hearing set for former state Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane | Crime-Emergency |


National News

Summer blackouts could hit these US states, regulators warn (

Baby formula shortage hits home for mother of triplets | ABC27

Formula for trouble: How the U.S. got into an infant formula mess : NPR

US Soccer equalizes pay in milestone with women, men – Daily Local

64% of U.S. adults oppose overturning Roe v. Wade, poll says : NPR

Poll: Two-thirds of Americans back Roe, less likely to vote for abortion foes | Thursday Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Biden invokes the Defense Production Act for the baby formula shortage : NPR

Park outdoors: Ford recalls SUVs due to engine fire risk | News |

Red Cross registers Mariupol POWs as hundreds more surrender (

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says ‘no’ to Sweden and Finland NATO bids (


Local News

McNeill’s senior fair – Times News Online (

Ex-Phoenixville school official gets 14 months for stealing $90K from student field trips and other funds (

Group works to save Oscar Hammerstein’s former Bucks County home (

TMA Bucks receives funds to enhance traffic safety education in Bucks | The Bucks County Herald

Erie-area homes for sale rise to $195,000 median price (

letters to the editor on taxes, guns, Trump and abortion (

Tait Towers sues U.S. Small Business Administration over denial of $10 million grant | Local Business |

Lackawanna County commissioners approve historic reassessment contract | News |

Harrisburg summit gives teens a chance to have ‘meaningful conversations’ about gun violence –



Bus driver, passenger, others hurt in Fern Hollow Bridge collapse file notices of lawsuits | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust President and CEO J. Kevin McMahon is retiring (

Downtown’s long-abandoned Smithfield Cafe site finding new life as custom condos (

Brined and ready: Picklesburgh returns in July | Food | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Allegheny Valley School District agrees to 5-year contract with its teachers |

Allegheny Council takes step toward salary transparency in county jobs | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philly’s ability to generate job growth could mean the difference between renaissance or stagnation (

Regulators are considering a ban on menthol cigarettes, and it could change the way Philly smokes (

Cycle-mounted officers will ticket vehicles blocking Philly bike lanes (

Ben Mannes: Who is investigating Larry Krasner? (

Philly DA Larry Krasner’s office has sparred with two judges over questions in old murder convictions (

Philadelphia shooting wounds 5 near Temple University – Daily Local

FDR Park holds groundbreaking for new welcome center | Lifestyle |

Philly shouldn’t let I-95 construction worsen divide between neighborhoods, Delaware River (

Historic Laurel Hill Cemetery will kill off its green Kelly Drive hillside — in order to save it (



House members hold hearing on potential post-Roe v. Wade nation (

House approves a bill to fight domestic terror : NPR

House passes domestic terrorism bill after Buffalo shooting | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Abbott faces Senate probe tying formula shortage to tax cut, buybacks | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette