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Memorial Day

Aboard the USS Requin, a Memorial Day tribute
https://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2019/05/26/Aboard-USS-Requin-Pittsburgh-Memorial-Day-veterans-tribute-submarines-submariners/stories/201905260162

A little-known WWII catastrophe: 1,015 lost after a radio-guided bomb took out the Rohna
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2019/05/27/A-little-known-WWII-catastrophe-a-radio-guided-bomb-took-out-the-Rohna-of-the-coast-of-North-Africa/stories/201905260017

Local service members lost aboard the HMT Rohna
https://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2019/05/27/Local-service-members-lost-aboard-HMT-Rohna-Western-Pennsylvania/stories/201905260016

Weather can’t dampen respect for Brackenridge’s Honor Roll memorial
https://triblive.com/local/valley-news-dispatch/weather-cant-dampen-respect-for-brackenridges-honor-roll-memorial/

Wilkes-Barre church pays homage to parishioners who died in WWI, WWII
https://www.timesleader.com/news/745212/wilkes-barre-church-pays-homage-to-parishioners-who-died-in-wwi-wwii

Celebrate Memorial Day: parades, ceremonies, fireworks around Berks
https://www.readingeagle.com/weekend/article/celebrating-memorial-day-in-berks-county

Memorial Day events schedule for Monday, May 27
https://www.timesleader.com/news/745229/memorial-day-events-schedule-for-monday-may-27

Kiski Area students documenting the lives of local veterans
https://triblive.com/local/valley-news-dispatch/kiski-area-students-documenting-the-lives-of-local-veterans/

Saluting those who have served
https://www.poconorecord.com/news/20190526/saluting-those-who-have-served

Ride helps veterans, honors the fallen
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/ride-helps-veterans-honors-the-fallen-1.2488014

World War II veteran to serve as parade’s grand marshal
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/world-war-ii-veteran-to-serve-as-parade-s-grand-marshal-1.2488052

Purple Heart returned to Dunmore family after a series of coincidences
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/purple-heart-returned-to-dunmore-family-after-a-series-of-coincidences-1.2487949

As number of American Legion posts dwindle across Pa., top brass seeking new members
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/05/as-number-of-american-legion-posts-dwindle-across-pa-top-brass-seeking-new-members.html

Memorial for Persian Gulf War era veterans coming to City Park in Reading
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/memorial-for-persian-gulf-war-era-veterans-coming-to-city-park-in-reading

Local Veteran Ed Hess marks 100th birthday with month of celebrations
https://www.delcotimes.com/news/local-veteran-ed-hess-marks-th-birthday-with-month-of/article_1e9d2854-8039-11e9-86c1-9b7de483e246.html

Washington Crossing ceremony honors America’s earliest fallen heroes
https://www.buckscountycouriertimes.com/news/20190526/washington-crossing-ceremony-honors-americas-earliest-fallen-heroes

Gratitude, remembrance,and a quiz Test of Memorial Day trivia
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/opinion/gratitude-remembrance-and-a-quiz-test-of-memorial-day-trivia-1.2487867

Editorial: Military dead deserve all Americans’ respect today
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/letter-military-dead-deserve-all-americans-respect-today

Legislature

Will Sunday deer hunting come to Pennsylvania?
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/will-sunday-deer-hunting-come-to-pennsylvania

Health Care

Protecting your skin from the sun as easy as ABC
https://triblive.com/local/valley-news-dispatch/protecting-your-skin-from-the-sun-as-easy-as-abc/

Local News

County commissioner opposes stormwater fees on taxpayers
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/county-commissioner-opposes-stormwater-fees-on-taxpayers-1.2488091

Luzerne County manager pitches 2020 capital projects
https://www.timesleader.com/news/745260/luzerne-county-manager-pitches-2020-capital-projects

Pedri proposes $1.9M capital plan for county
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/pedri-proposes-1-9m-capital-plan-for-county-1.2487989

Luzerne County planning update on outstanding tax breaks
https://www.timesleader.com/news/745227/luzerne-county-planning-update-on-outstanding-tax-breaks

‘Ceri Piccoli’ connects youngest Ubaldo revelers to their past
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/ceri-piccoli-connects-youngest-ubaldo-revelers-to-their-past-1.2488046

Westmoreland County Airshow wows crowds on second day
https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/westmoreland-county-airshow-wows-crowds-on-second-day/

National News

Green Bay Packers legend Bart Starr, a 1977 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee, dies at 85
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2019/05/26/Green-Bay-Packers-legend-Bart-Starr-Pro-Football-Hall-of-Fame-inductee-dies-at-85/stories/201905260158

Opioid Crisis

Sue all of them: The state’s case against an opioid maker is a start
https://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2019/05/27/Pennsylvania-opioid-epidemic-state-lawsuit-Josh-Shapiro-Big-Pharma/stories/201905270019

Philly

Meek Mill turned away from a Las Vegas hotel, calls it ‘racist’
https://www.philly.com/news/meek-mill-las-vegas-cosmopolitan-hotel-racist-20190526.html

At-large City Council president? Plus: Other ways Philly government could evolve | Editorial
https://www.philly.com/opinion/editorials/city-council-president-change-democracy-primary-election-2019-20190526.html

Pa.’s heartbreaking ‘Kids for Cash’ scandal becomes a musical in Philadelphia
https://www.witf.org/news/2019/05/pennsylvanias-heartbreaking-kids-for-cash-scandal-becomes-a-musical.php

Pitt

Meetings planned to gauge interest, get feedback about countywide Children’s Fund
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/social-services/2019/05/27/Meetings-planned-Childrens-Fund-feedback-interest-Allegheny-County-after-school-programs/stories/201905220134

National health study gains local participants as it pushes for 1 million
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2019/05/27/National-health-study-participants-All-of-Us-1-million-precision-personalized-medicine-Pittsburgh/stories/201905220153

What do you do when the corner lot is full of lead?
https://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2019/05/27/Lead-soil-levels-Allegheny-County-Allentown-pittsburgh-Abiding-Ministries-Hilltop-Alliance/stories/201905170107

Walkabout: Celebrating the life and art of Phil Pappas
https://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/diana-nelson-jones/2019/05/27/Mendelson-Gallery-Community-Human-Services-Tasso-Katselas-Phil-Pappas-Phil-Hallen-Steve-Mendelson/stories/201905270003

McKeesport senior shot and killed days before graduation
https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/mckeesport-senior-shot-and-killed-days-before-graduation/

State News

Boy, 13, falls from observation level on Gettysburg monument
https://www.philly.com/news/pennsylvania/boy-13-falls-observation-level-gettysburg-monument-20190526.html

New Kensington Donut Connection sells $2M Powerball ticket
https://triblive.com/local/valley-news-dispatch/new-kensington-donut-connection-sells-2m-powerball-ticket/

ATV hits deer on Pennsylvania road, killing 2 men
https://triblive.com/news/pennsylvania/atv-hits-deer-on-pennsylvania-road-killing-2-men/

Police: 13-year old accidentally shot by Dad’s gun
https://www.timesleader.com/news/local/745231/police-13-year-old-accidentally-shot-by-dads-gun

Ohio man attacked by bull near Pennsylvania gas well dies
https://triblive.com/local/regional/ohio-man-attacked-by-bull-near-pennsylvania-gas-well-dies/

Stray bullet strikes girl in Hazleton home
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/stray-bullet-strikes-girl-in-hazleton-home-1.2488027

Berks County’s population is growing faster than the state’s
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/berks-countys-population-growing-faster-than-the-states

No smoke and mirrors: Youth vaping increases 78 percent in one year nationwide
https://www.timesonline.com/news/20190526/no-smoke-and-mirrors-youth-vaping-increases-78-percent-in-one-year-nationwide

Transportation

PennDOT looking to make Route 30 project in North Versailles, Irwin more manageable
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2019/05/26/PennDOT-Route-30-Route-48-project-North-Versailles-Irwin-manageable-smaller-projects/stories/201905240148

Washington

Will Pennsylvania decide the 2020 presidential race? I don’t think so. | John Baer
https://www.philly.com/opinion/donald-trump-pennsylvania-election-joe-biden-john-baer-20190527.html

Black Dems in vastly white Iowa poised to play 2020 role
https://www.philly.com/politics/nation/black-dems-vastly-white-iowa-poised-play-2020-role-20190527.html