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Synagogue Shooting

Funerals continue for victims of mass shooting at Squirrel Hill synagogue
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2018/11/01/Funerals-continue-victims-mass-shooting-at-Squirrel-Hill-pittsburgh-synagogue/stories/201811010100

Judge seals old criminal case file for presumed father of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2018/11/01/randall-robert-bowers-court-case-sealed-order-tree-of-life-allegheny-county/stories/201811010164

Local Jews and allies urged to #ShowUpForShabbat in wake of Pittsburgh
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/pittsburgh-shootings-jews-sabbath-showupforshabbatt-philadelphia-synagogues-20181101.html

Iranian raises $1 million for Tree of Life, gets showered with offers of Steelers, Penguins tickets
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2018/11/01/Tree-Life-fundraising-Shay-Khatiri-GoFundMe-donations-million-dollars-Pittsburgh/stories/201811010133

Zappala wants security summit in wake of Tree of Life shooting
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2018/11/01/allegheny-county-district-attorney-stephen-zappala-security-summit-tree-of-life-shooting/stories/201811010138

From calm to crisis: 911 center workers sprang into action during synagogue massacre
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2018/11/01/tree-of-life-synagogue-shooting-allegheny-county-911-dispatcher-pittsburgh/stories/201811010157

911 workers recount harrowing phone calls during Squirrel Hill synagogue rampage
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14238729-74/911-workers-recount-chaotic-calls-from-squirrel-hill-synagogue

Local officials, lawmakers and religious leaders remember victims at vigil
https://www.dailylocal.com/news/local/local-officials-lawmakers-and-religious-leaders-remember-victims-at-vigil/article_b70af8fa-de31-11e8-8da5-078d2b729879.html

Viral video of Pittsburgh pastor screaming at Trump motorcade creates backlash
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/faith-religion/2018/11/01/screaming-minister-squirrel-hill-president-trump-synagogue-pittsburgh-susan-rothenberg-viral-video/stories/201811010124

Jewish community does best to adhere to customs amid tragedy
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14238457-74/jewish-community-does-its-best-to-adhere-to-burial-customs-in-the

As donations pour into Jewish organizations, Pittsburgh charities look to past tragedies for lessons
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2018/11/01/Critical-needs-crowdfunding-Tree-of-Life-victims-Pittsburgh-Foundation-synagogue-shooting/stories/201811010121

‘We need Light Up Night’ more than ever, organizers say
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14237825-74/we-need-light-up-night-more-than-ever-organizers-say

Therapy dogs comfort Jewish Federation staff amid grieving
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14238564-74/therapy-dogs-comfort-jewish-federation-staff-amid-grieving

Interfaith memorial service held for Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/interfaith-memorial-service-held-for-pittsburgh-synagogue-shooting-victims.html#incart_river_index

Legislature

Pennsylvania should stop treating education like a luxury | Opinion
http://www2.philly.com/philly/business/pennsylvania-should-stop-treating-education-like-a-luxury-opinion-20181102.html

Let campaign cash pay for child care
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/opinion/let-campaign-cash-pay-for-child-care-1.2405281

Business

Rivertowne Brewing almost sold
https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/14238882-74/rivertowne-brewing-almost-sold

Meet the robocall avenger: Andrew Perrong, 21, sues those pesky callers for cash
http://www2.philly.com/philly/business/robocall-lawsuits-verizon-citibank-andrew-perrong-20181102.html

Beer sales begin at 10 Pittsburgh-area Sheetz stores
https://triblive.com/local/regional/14237775-74/beer-sales-begin-at-10-area-sheetz-stores

Reading plastics manufacturer growing
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/reading-plastics-manufacturer-growing

Crime/Punishment

Inmate sentenced for assaulting guard at Wayne County prison
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/inmate-sentenced-for-assaulting-guard-at-wayne-county-prison-1.2405145

Education

North Allegheny school board OKs early retirement incentive for teachers
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/north/2018/11/01/North-Allegheny-school-board-OKs-early-retirement-incentive-for-teachers/stories/201811010011

School bus driver finds Central Pa. boy dead of hit-and-run at bus stop
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2018/11/01/School-bus-driver-finds-Central-Pennsylvania-tyrone-boy-dead-of-hit-and-run-bus-stop/stories/201811010134

Lackawanna County schools receive safety grants
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/lackawanna-county-schools-receive-safety-grants-1.2405136

Allentown-area school district faces backlash over arming teachers
http://www.phillytrib.com/news/state_and_region/allentown-area-school-district-faces-backlash-over-arming-teachers/article_1cb127c3-2b9d-5f2c-ac14-711aeb81f5a5.html

New chancellor says Pennsylvania universities must change
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/new-chancellor-says-pennsylvania-universities-must-change

Elections/Politics

Wolf: ‘Dial down the rhetoric’ in wake of Pittsburgh shootings
https://www.timesleader.com/news/723544/wolf-dial-down-the-rhetoric-in-wake-of-pittsburgh-shootings

Pa. governors race: Where are their contributions coming from?
https://www.pennlive.com/expo/news/erry-2018/11/f9a04d62f08295/pa-governors-race-where-are-th.html#incart_river_index

Republican Pat Browne’s in a race against Democrat Mark Pinsley’s to hold his Senate seat
https://www.mcall.com/news/elections/mc-nws-pennsylvania-browne-pinsley-senate-20181026-story.html

Stefano, Gerard talk about the issues in state Senate race
https://www.heraldstandard.com/election/stefano-gerard-talk-about-the-issues-in-state-senate-race/article_7ca53a55-7e41-5fa5-aad8-a6c9e5a4949c.html

Conor Lamb-Keith Rothfus race could be key to U.S. House control in midterms
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14240107-74/incumbent-congressmen-lamb-rothfus-face-off-in-new-17th-district

Biden to campaign at Pittston Area
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/biden-to-campaign-at-pittston-area-1.2405286

Our endorsement for U.S. Senate
https://www.citizensvoice.com/opinion/our-endorsement-for-u-s-senate-1.2405256

Year of the Women: Delco’s Mary Gay Scanlon and Pearl Kim vie for U.S. House
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/politics/congress-women-delco-mary-gay-scanlon-pearl-kim-fifth-district-20181101.html

In their own words: What Pa. and N.J. candidates say about gun issues
http://www2.philly.com/philly/opinion/2018-midterm-elections-gun-control-policy-pennsylvania-new-jersey-20181101.html

Joe Biden is raising money for Rep. Bob Brady … for a 2022 Senate run? | Clout
http://www2.philly.com/philly/columnists/clout/clout-patty-pat-kozlowski-safe-injection-site-bob-brady-senate-election-20181102.html

Tenth Congressional District toss-up: How we got here
http://www.witf.org/news/2018/11/candidates-continue-accelerating-campaigns-in-toss-up-10th-district.php

In Only Debate, Turzai And Skopov Talk Climate Change, Gun Regulations, And Campaign Drama
http://www.wesa.fm/post/only-debate-turzai-and-skopov-talk-climate-change-gun-regulations-and-campaign-drama#stream/0

Prediction: Convicted felon will win state house race in Pa. | Editorial
http://www2.philly.com/philly/opinion/editorials/prediction-convicted-felon-vanessa-lowery-brown-bribery-pa-editorial-20181101.html

Election battles abound for seats in the Pa. House
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/election-battles-abound-for-seats-in-the-pa-house.html#incart_river_index

Boback, Jasikoff face off for state representative seat
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/boback-jasikoff-face-off-for-state-representative-seat-1.2405289

Texas has a history of lackluster voter turnout in midterm elections — but it’s surging now
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2018/11/01/Texas-midterm-election-voter-turnout-surging/stories/201811010245

Broadway stars to campaign in Pennsylvania, organizing get out the vote bus
http://www2.philly.com/philly/entertainment/arts/election-day-leslie-odom-jr-benj-pasek-get-out-the-vote-20181101.html

Trump mourns loss of ‘tremendous momentum’ for GOP due to pipe bombs, synagogue shootings
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/politics/trump-midterm-elections-loss-of-tremendous-momentum-republicans-cesar-sayoc-robert-bowers-mail-bombs-pittsburgh-shooting-20181102.html

Iowa’s Rep. Steve King erupts at a comparison to the Pittsburgh synagogue-shooting suspect
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2018/11/01/Iowa-Rep-Steve-King-comparison-Pittsburgh-synagogue-shooting-suspect/stories/201811010251

Stop blaming millennials for not voting. Blame America’s screwed-up system — and fix it! | Will Bunch
https://www2.philly.com/philly/columnists/will_bunch/why-young-people-dont-vote-2018-midterms-blame-baby-boomers-20181101.html

Absentee ballot deadline is today
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/absentee-ballot-deadline-is-today-1.2405290

Here’s what you need to know to vote in Tuesday’s election
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/heres-what-you-need-to-know-to-vote-in-tuesdays-election.html#incart_river_index

Unity Coalition of Greater Reading sees voting as act of LOVE
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/unity-coalition-of-greater-reading-sees-voting-as-act-of-love

Gaming

MGM and Golden Nugget want a piece of Pa.’s online gaming action
http://www2.philly.com/philly/business/tourism_casinos/mgm-golden-nugget-pa-online-gaming-20181101.html

Local News

Warehouse construction begins on former mine land
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/warehouse-construction-begins-on-former-mine-land-1.2405432

Construction begins on $209M commercial project in Hanover Township, Nanticoke
https://www.timesleader.com/news/723535/construction-begins-on-209m-commercial-project-in-hanover-township-nanticoke

Centry-old building new digs for Luzerne Foundation
https://www.timesleader.com/news/723528/centry-old-building-new-digs-for-luzerne-foundation

Auditor General’s office looking into Wilkes-Barre pensions
https://www.timesleader.com/news/723524/auditor-generals-office-looking-into-wilkes-barre-pensions

Dancing Stars of Wilkes-Barre to perform at benefit
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/dancing-stars-of-wilkes-barre-to-perform-at-benefit-1.2405417

Health care costs raised at first of four county budget hearings
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/health-care-costs-raised-at-first-of-four-county-budget-hearings-1.2405249

Scranton housing board hears appeal of city order to raze boarded-up building downtown
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/scranton-housing-board-hears-appeal-of-city-order-to-raze-boarded-up-building-downtown-1.2405518

DEP hikes fees affecting Hazleton City Authority
https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/dep-hikes-fees-affecting-hazleton-city-authority-1.2405373

Berks County churches get tips to improve security
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/berks-county-churches-get-tips-to-improve-security

Reading Charter Board rules investigation of mayor allowable
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/reading-charter-board-rules-investigation-of-mayor-allowable

Some in Berks protest Trump’s proposal to end birthright citizenship, but others welcome it
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/some-in-berks-protest-trumps-proposal-to-end-birthright-citizenship-others-welcome-it

National News

After last words of ‘let’s rock,’ Tenn. conducts its 1st electric chair execution since ‘07
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2018/11/01/Lets-rock-electric-chair-murder-inmate-Zagorski-2007-execution-Tennessee/stories/201811010244

A major study finds ‘some evidence’ of a link between cell phone radiation and brain cancer
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/science/2018/11/01/study-some-evidence-link-cell-phone-radiation-brain-cancer-rats/stories/201811010253

New Jersey

New Jersey’s medical-marijuana program hits the road to win over doctors
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/new_jersey/medical-marijuana-legalization-new-jersey-doctors-laws-weed-20181102.html

Philly

Cleanup begins in Kensington with no easy end to opioid troubles
http://www2.philly.com/philly/health/addiction/kensington-cleanup-opioid-crisis-philadelphia-20181101.html

On Hope Street, gloom follows Halloween gunfire that injured siblings
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/crime/hope-street-olney-lava-social-club-halloween-gunfire-siblings-20181101.html

Former Philly cop admits to selling drugs for corrupt Baltimore cops
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/crime/former-philly-cop-admits-to-selling-drugs-for-corrupt-baltimore-cops-20181101.html

After a hit-and-run, a funeral on Kensington Avenue for a woman not ready to leave | Mike Newall
http://www2.philly.com/philly/columnists/mike_newall/rhiannon-broderick-hit-and-run-kensington-avenue-opioid-crisis-20181102.html

Photo of Pa. cop in ‘blackface’ sparks outrage, investigation
https://www.pennlive.com/daily-buzz/2018/11/photo-of-pa-cop-in-blackface-sparks-outrage-investigation.html#incart_river_index

Pitt

Allegheny County announces four more polling changes for Tuesday’s election
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2018/11/01/Allegheny-County-polling-places-Pittsburgh-Penn-Hills-Lincoln-Lemington-election-day-voting/stories/201811010128

Housing Authority approves plan to redevelop Larimer School
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2018/11/01/Housing-Authority-approves-plan-to-redevelop-Larimer-School/stories/201811010105

Pittsburghers for Public Transit pushes for reduction in cash transit fares
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2018/11/01/Pittsburghers-for-Public-Transit-Port-Authority-petition-reduce-cash-fares-Make-Our-Fares-Fair-connectcard/stories/201811010170

State News

The problem on Nottingham Lane. Right street. Wrong town. Delivery dilemmas.
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/hatboro-horsham-nottingham-lane-same-address-20181101.html

To fight dreaded mushroom flies, Penn State to hire new researcher
https://www2.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/chester-county-mushroom-phorid-flies-penn-state-20181101.html

Report: Region’s electric grid can deal with “extreme” winter stress despite power plant closures
http://www.post-gazette.com/business/powersource/2018/11/01/PJM-electric-grid-coal-nuclear-power-plant-retirements-natural-gas/stories/201811010163

Officials investigate tremors, loud bangs in Pennsylvania
https://www2.philly.com/wires/ap/officials-investigate-tremors-loud-bangs-pennsylvania-20181101.html-2

United Way seeks proposals for grants to address education, labor
https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/14238644-74/united-way-seeks-proposals-for-grants-to-address-education-labor

Why NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt. Jr. was in Emmaus to look at a house
https://www.mcall.com/sports/motorracing/mc-spt-dale-earnhardt-emmaus-family-20181025-htmlstory.html

Q&A: PA Human Relations Commission member: ‘There is a rise in hate in our state and country’
https://www.mcall.com/opinion/muschick/mc-opi-pa-human-relations-commission-adrian-shanker-muschick-20181101-story.html

Transportation

Pottstown Bypass project complete today
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/pottstown-bypass-project-complete-today

Turnpike project raises concerns
http://www.altoonamirror.com/news/local-news/2018/11/turnpike-project-raises-concerns/