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Southwest Philly church, State Sen. Anthony Williams team up for turkey drive – CBS Philadelphia (

Local schools share in $190 million from state to boost security and mental health programs |

Pennsylvania Marijuana Legalization Prospects Increase As Democrats Claim Majority In House, With Incoming Pro-Reform Governor – Marijuana Moment

What the results of Pa. statehouse races could mean for abortion rights | WITF



What One Importer’s Legal Fight Says About the Power of Cargo Giants – The New York Times (

Tipped minimum wage debate rages across the country – Philadelphia Business Journal (

California data privacy law could have sweeping effect on businesses – Philadelphia Business Journal (

High prices, volatile markets make for uncertain heating season across central Pa. –

Why pet food manufacturers love the Lehigh Valley – The Morning Call (

Local Hispanic business owners start their own organization | Business |

Rent crisis on main street: Study finds small businesses are struggling to pay their rent | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Bivalent COVID-19 vaccine: Why these Philly docs say you need another booster (

The latest COVID cases in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Philadelphia (

Older adults reminded about the Importance of Immunizations, COVID-19 boosters | Health |



Why aren’t we willing to stop phone scammers? (



Penn State faculty question commitment to racial justice · Spotlight PA State College

Penn State President Neeli Bendapudi makes apologies and new goals about diversity | WITF

Climate education standards must be developed by unbiased professionals (

Red Lion Area School District Supt. Scott Deisley retires early (

Schools and polarization: What culture wars mean for the teacher shortage : NPR




An Emboldened Biden Weighs Whether to Run for President Again in 2024 – The New York Times (

Cortez Masto wins in Nevada, giving Democrats Senate control (

Democrats keep Senate majority as GOP push falters in Nevada | News |

2022 election results certification process explained : NPR

What it means that a historic number of LGBTQ candidates won midterm elections : NPR

Historically, first midterms are cold showers for presidents. : NPR

A red wave that turned into a red trickle is a red flag for the GOP | Monday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

America’s post-midterm forecast is sunnier than we dared to dream | Dick Polman – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Trump, Biden aren’t equal offenders when it comes to accumulating power (

Survey says election support for abortion was about much more | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

After disappointing midterms, it’s time to dump Trump | Opinion (

A Biden coalition is (barely) saving democracy. POTUS 46 must run again in ‘24. (


Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Casey previews priorities with Fetterman (

Josh Shapiro’s victory in Pennsylvania gubernatorial race could bolster school funding | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mastriano breaks silence on election results, uses social media to concede governor’s race to Josh Shapiro |

Doug Mastriano concedes Pennsylvania Governor race to Josh Shapiro (

The balance of power is shifting in the Pa. House. Citizen groups say that’s good for democracy. | WITF

What the results of Pa. statehouse races could mean for abortion rights | WITF

How John Fetterman — and his campaign — recovered from the candidate’s stroke – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Black Pennsylvanians showed up for John Fetterman. Now it’s his turn. | Opinion (

The Pa. GOP’s no good, very bad, terrible election is forcing a reckoning in the state party |

Challenges await governor-elect Shapiro | State |


Chester County Democrats see ‘strong voice’ in Harrisburg – Daily Local

How Democrats won big in Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley – The Morning Call (

Once on the bubble: How Democratic U.S. Rep. Susan Wild won re-election – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Luzerne election board, council member hope to get answers on election woes starting Monday | Election |

How Summer Lee’s historic win in Pa.’s 12th Congressional District reverberates beyond politics | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Update: Chesco Went Blue In Midterm Elections; voter turnout 67.3% | West Chester, PA Patch



A new website backed by Al Gore tracks big polluters by name : NPR

Watergate area of Delaware Water Gap to stay closed as site stabilizes (

Cleanup of toxic materials continues at former Exide lead battery plant (



PennDOT sued over fatal motorcycle wreck | WITF


Gun Safety

As shootings and carjackings climb at Philly gas stations, victims and grieving families file lawsuits (

Mayor Jim Kenney: As my term comes to an end, addressing gun violence is my top priority | Opinion (



A shortage of OB-GYNs looms. Why are they fleeing N.J.? –

LVHN to end relationship with Aetna (

Delaware County Memorial Hospital closure sends patients to other local ERS (


State News

Pennsylvania House Resolution would investigate expanding nuclear energy | Pennsylvania |

Outdoor recreation industry added $13.6B to Pa. economy in 2021 | Five for the Weekend – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


National News

University of Virginia shooting leaves three dead, suspect still at large : NPR

4 University of Idaho students found dead in off-campus house, police say –

National transgender survey captures data missing in census (

Ukraine’s President Zelenskyy makes surprise visit to liberated city of Kherson : NPR

Trump Wanted I.R.S. Investigations of Foes, Top Aide Says – The New York Times (

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week | WITF

Dave Chappelle talks Kanye, antisemitism and Trump in ‘SNL’ monologue | Entertainment |


Local News

How much are Bucks County homes selling for after interest hikes? (

Lake Erie beach house in tax sale case is tied up in new court fight (

Dallastown native Tina Kotek to become governor of Oregon (

Retired veterans receive homemade gifts in Hershey (

Helping the homeless: Street Medicine expands to Norristown (

Plans approved for two multifamily buildings in Ardmore – Mainline Media News

Three Montage Mountain-area properties appeal their property taxes to try to get them lowered | News |



Pennsylvania city No. 2 best to be a sports fan in: study –

Men still dominate robotics, but new Pittsburgh group hopes to promote more gender diversity | WITF

Frigid temperatures, possible snow to hit Pittsburgh this week |

Editorial: City should expand Smart parking program | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt advances plans for new 3,000-seat arena, athletic performance center | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Brandon Marsh answers 92-year-old Lancaster Phillies fan’s birthday wish on Twitter | Local News |

SEPTA, Orrstown Financial agree to $15M settlement over 10-year-old lawsuit – Philadelphia Business Journal (

First-time Philly home buyers feeling the pinch of historic mortgage rates, high prices | Local News |

Philly Art Commission grants final approval for part of Cobbs Creek golf course project | Metros |

Philly ceremony honors contributions of Black veterans | Local News |

Sixers try to sway Philly’s Chinatown leaders to accept a new sports arena (



Biden and Xi are meeting in Bali. Here’s what we know so far : NPR

Congress heads back to D.C. for a hectic lame-duck session – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (