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Veterans Day

‘The reason why we have freedom’
https://www.timesleader.com/news/local/724489/residents-gather-to-show-support-for-local-veterans-at

Women comprise a growing part of combat veterans in Western Pennsylvania, America
https://triblive.com/local/regional/14275195-74/women-comprise-a-growing-part-of-combat-veterans-in-western-pennsylvania-america

Crowds at W-B parade pay respect to those who served
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/crowds-at-w-b-parade-pay-respect-to-those-who-served-1.2409687

Armistice Day’s 100th anniversary a reminder to care for veterans
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/armistice-day-s-100th-anniversary-a-reminder-to-care-for-veterans-1.2409744

Veterans Day service in Reading salutes those who served
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/veterans-day-service-in-reading-salutes-those-who-served

Veterans Day observed at social center in Reading
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/veterans-day-observed-at-social-center-in-reading

Some businesses closed in observance of Veterans Day
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/some-businesses-closed-in-observance-of-veterans-day-1.2409278

Business

Secrecy or else: An angry tweet puts Amazon in a bad light
http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2018/11/12/Secrecy-or-else-An-angry-tweet-puts-Amazon-in-a-bad-light/stories/201811120015

Amazon HQ2 frenzy reignites, but Philly should relax | Editorial
http://www2.philly.com/philly/opinion/editorials/amazon-hq2-headquarters-crystal-city-virginia-long-island-city-new-york-20181112.html

Catholic Church

‘Ripe for abuse’: How Catholic sex scandal convinced one seminarian to go public
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/catholic-sex-abuse-seminarians-chaput-denver-szutenbach-bishops-vianney-20181112.html

Victims’ fund part of solution
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/opinion/victims-fund-part-of-solution-1.2409485

Education

State aid fuels plan for Erie school buildings
http://www.goerie.com/news/20181112/state-aid-fuels-plan-for-erie-school-buildings

Students arrested, security officer assaulted in brawl at Lincoln University
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/students-arrested-security-officer-assaulted-in-brawl-at-lincoln-university-20181110.html

Elections/Politics

Straight party voting at all-time high in Westmoreland County
https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/14279253-74/straight-party-voting-at-all-time-high-in-westmoreland-county

Suburban Philly is now the kind of place that elects Democrats
http://www2.philly.com/philly/blogs/inq-phillydeals/democrats-republicans-suburbs-philadelphia-chester-county-montgomery-delaware-trump-20181112.html

The Rundown: Race in 15th District too close to call
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/the-rundown-race-in-15th-district-too-close-to-call

Pa. 10th candidate George Scott is due back in the pulpit next month; beyond that, he’s keeping his options open
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/pa-10th-candidate-george-scott-is-due-back-in-the-pulpit-next-month-beyond-that-hes-keeping-his-options-open.html#incart_river_index

How did U.S. Rep. Scott Perry keep his seat? Outside money, home cooking and turnout
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/in-a-fight-to-the-finish-how-did-us-rep-scott-perry-keep-his-seat-outside-s-home-cooking-and-turnout.html#incart_river_index

Berks County students worked the polls on Election Day
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/berks-county-students-worked-the-polls-on-election-day

One state fixed its gerrymandered districts, the other didn’t. Here’s how the election played out in both.
https://www.mcall.com/news/nationworld/mc-nws-pa-nc-gerrymander-election-results-20181109-story.html

Local News

Haas suggests expense cuts as budget talks move forward
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/haas-suggests-expense-cuts-as-budget-talks-move-forward-1.2409634

Luzerne County sheriff outlines budget challenges
https://www.timesleader.com/news/724477/luzerne-county-sheriff-outlines-budget-challenges

Luzerne County Coroner Lisman discusses his retirement plans
https://www.timesleader.com/news/724473/luzerne-county-coroner-lisman-discusses-his-retirement-plans

Monday Update: Landfill gas refinery on track for 2019 completion
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/monday-update-landfill-gas-refinery-on-track-for-2019-completion-1.2409648

Archbald to consider ban on all tobacco products in parks, playgrounds
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/archbald-to-consider-ban-on-all-tobacco-products-in-parks-playgrounds-1.2409647

City awaits news on Act 47 grants
https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/city-awaits-news-on-act-47-grants-1.2409591

‘Taste’ event fuels fledgling chamber youth leadership project
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/taste-event-fuels-fledgling-chamber-youth-leadership-project-1.2409642

Reading program expands
https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/reading-program-expands-1.2409556

Suspended Leechburg police Chief Mike Diebold seeking spousal support
https://triblive.com/local/valleynewsdispatch/14281283-74/suspended-leechburg-police-chief-mike-diebold-seeking-spousal-support

$1,000 gift created to help A-K Valley men who turn life around after prison
https://triblive.com/local/valleynewsdispatch/14280685-74/1000-gift-created-to-help-ak-valley-men-who-turn-life-around

Allegheny Township wants trails organization to acquire old rail bridge
https://triblive.com/local/valleynewsdispatch/14280686-74/allegheny-township-wants-trails-organization-to-acquire-old-rail-bridge

A year after Brian Shaw’s death, New Kensington police department continues to heal
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14279662-74/a-year-after-brian-shaws-death-new-kensington-police-department-continues-to

1,000 take part in walk to combat opioid, heroin crisis in West Chester
https://www.dailylocal.com/news/local/take-part-in-walk-to-combat-opioid-heroin-crisis-in/article_56a9e756-e524-11e8-afcd-e33d45d201cf.html

National News

Florida election recount continues amid tensions, litigation
http://www2.philly.com/wires/ap/florida-election-recount-underway-tensions-rise-20181111.html-2

To rising GOP star Dan Crenshaw, his whirlwind past week is ‘life … not a challenge’
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2018/11/11/Texas-Republican-congressman-elect-Dan-Crenshaw-life-SNL-Pete-Davidson/stories/201811110197

Ex-President George W. Bush, wife Laura receive Liberty Medal amid protests
https://triblive.com/state/pennsylvania/14282403-74/ex-president-george-w-bush-wife-laura-receive-liberty-medal-amid-protests

Philly

2 killed in hit-and-run collisions in N. Philly, Rhawnhurst
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/roosevelt-boulevard-speed-cameras-pedestrian-accident-20181111.html

Pedestrian critically injured in Center City hit-and-run
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/man-critically-injured-in-center-city-hit-run-crash-20181110.html

Can Philly learn a lesson from the most gentrified city in America? | Ideas We Should Steal
http://www2.philly.com/philly/opinion/commentary/can-philly-learn-a-lesson-from-the-most-gentrified-city-in-america-ideas-we-should-steal-20181112.html

How you can help Philly cut costs when it comes to recycling | Opinion
http://www2.philly.com/philly/opinion/commentary/recycling-philadelphia-litter-trash-environment-20181112.html

Pitt

Pittsburgh’s past vs. present: See how the city has changed in a decades-long evolution
https://newsinteractive.post-gazette.com/thedigs/pittsburgh-past-vs-present/

On anniversary of police shooting, Leon Ford launches city council campaign
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2018/11/11/leon-ford-city-council-pittsburgh-ricky-burgess/stories/201811110185

Pittsburgh eyeing gun legislation in wake of synagogue massacre
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2018/11/11/Pittsburgh-Tree-of-Life-shooting-Pennsylvania-gun-laws-control-Bill-Peduto/stories/201811110163

In Pittsburgh and beyond, the bells toll for veterans, Armistice Day
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2018/11/11/Pittsburgh-Veterans-Day-Armistice-Day-World-War-I-Bells-of-Peace/stories/201811110168

At spontaneous shrine at Tree of Life, some grieve alone, others find community
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/faith-religion/2018/11/11/Pittsburgh-Squirrel-Hill-Tree-of-Life-synagogue-Memorial-spontaneous-shrine-grieve-community/stories/201811100057

Tree of Life latest stop for duo that tries to bring light to tragedy sites
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14281994-74/tree-of-life-latest-stop-for-duo-that-tries-to-bring-light

The importance of Mac Miller, the late rapper who inspired a generation of Pittsburgh youth
http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/Op-Ed/2018/11/11/Importance-of-Mac-Miller-Pittsburgh-late-rapper-inspired-generation-of-youth-Seamus-Roddy-Next-Page/stories/201811110010

Pittsburgh drug bust nets 10,000 bags of heroin
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14275951-74/drug-bust-nets-10000-bags-of-heroin-federal-charges-against-pittsburgh-couple

State News

Water power: Lackawanna River banks still bear unsightly evidence of summer floods
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/water-power-lackawanna-river-banks-still-bear-unsightly-evidence-of-summer-floods-1.2409732

Should admitted thief receive a city pension? Nope, Pa. court says
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/should-admitted-thief-receive-a-city-pension-nope-pa-court-says.html#incart_river_index

The 50 tiniest boroughs in Pennsylvania
https://www.pennlive.com/expo/news/erry-2018/11/d345248dd01316/the-50-tiniest-boroughs-in-pen.html#incart_river_index

Washington

Democrats seek ways to protect Mueller probe from Whitaker
http://www2.philly.com/politics/democrats-seek-ways-protect-mueller-probe-whitaker-20181112.html