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Legislature

With abortion restrictions as potential poison pill, telemedicine bill awaits next move
https://www.penncapital-star.com/health-care/with-abortion-restrictions-as-potential-poison-pill-telemedicine-bill-awaits-next-move/

Dozens turn out for Affordable Care Act signup event in Muhlenberg
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/dozens-turn-out-for-affordable-care-act-signup-event-in-muhlenberg

Bill restoring school police arrest powers headed to Wolf
https://www.penncapital-star.com/blog/bill-restoring-school-police-arrest-powers-headed-to-wolf/

It’s time to lower prescription drug costs in Pennsylvania | PennLive letters
https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2019/11/its-time-to-lower-prescription-drug-costs-in-pa-pennlive-letters.html

State should follow Geisinger’s solution to expanding supply of primary care physicians | Opinion
https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2019/11/state-should-follow-geisingers-solution-to-expanding-supply-of-primary-care-physicians-opinion.html

Pa. teacher, recognized as one of country’s best, honored at Capitol
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/11/pa-teacher-recognized-as-one-of-countrys-best-honored-at-capitol.html

Yudichak set to appear on Fox News today
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/yudichak-set-to-appear-on-fox-news-today-1.2562879

Business

U.S. slaps duties on Chinese, German beer kegs, boosting American Keg of Pottstown
https://www.inquirer.com/business/beer-tariffs-us-anheuser-busch-american-keg-20191122.html

King of Prussia offers more than high fashion: Its 3rd medical marijuana shop opens next week
https://www.inquirer.com/business/weed/marijuana-medical-king-of-prussia-gti-green-thumb-industries-dekalb-pennsylvania-cannabis-mecca-20191122.html

Crime/Punishment

Trooper gets probation in two DUI cases
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/trooper-gets-probation-in-two-dui-cases-1.2562897

State police arrest 5, find 14 kilos of cocaine in Pittsburgh-area bust
https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/state-police-arrest-5-find-14-kilos-of-cocaine-in-pittsburgh-area-bust/

Florida man admits Western Pa. massage parlors fronted prostitution
https://triblive.com/local/regional/florida-man-admits-western-pa-massage-parlors-fronted-prostitution/

Education

North Schuylkill quarterback Jaden Leiby out of ICU
https://www.mcall.com/news/local/mc-nws-jaden-out-of-icu-north-schuylkill-20191123-4oeuyd2plzchva46dezclmxr3i-story.html

Delaware County school district reports whooping cough cases
https://www.inquirer.com/health/wallingford-swarthmore-whooping-cough-pertussis-vaccine-20191122.html

Fr. Paul Taylor notes technology’s impact as he settles into presidency at Saint Vincent College
https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/fr-paul-taylor-notes-technologys-impact-as-he-settles-into-presidency-at-saint-vincent-college/

Three cases of mumps have been confirmed at Penn State University Park
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2019/11/22/Three-cases-of-mumps-have-been-confirmed-at-Penn-State-University-Park/stories/201911220130

Shaken by racism, Syracuse welcomes Thanksgiving break
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2019/11/23/Shaken-by-racism-Syracuse-welcomes-Thanksgiving-break/stories/201911240148

Elections/Politics

Older black voters in South Carolina love Joe Biden. Their kids are another story.
https://www.inquirer.com/news/joe-biden-south-carolina-african-american-vote-primary-2020-endorsements-20191123.html

Judge denies Plymouth’s petition to hold special election
https://www.timesleader.com/news/763448/judge-denies-plymouths-petition-to-hold-special-election

Westmoreland election officials draw lots, break ties to decide local races
https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/westmorland-election-officials-draw-lots-break-ties-to-decide-local-races/

Bucks County voting machine vote expected Dec. 4
https://www.buckscountycouriertimes.com/news/20191122/bucks-county-voting-machine-vote-expected-dec-4

Local News

Gamble on garbage: McKeesport flip-flops on trash collection
https://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2019/11/23/Gamble-on-garbage-McKeesport-flip-flops-on-trash-collection/stories/201911160014

After receiving an outpouring of donations, a homeless Chester County cancer patient has died
https://www.inquirer.com/news/homeless-breast-cancer-chester-county-poverty-20191122.html

LeSean ‘Shady’ McCoy on transforming Harrisburg real estate and earning his way into the NFL Hall of Fame
https://www.pennlive.com/sports/2019/11/lesean-shady-mccoy-talks-kansas-city-chiefs-super-bowl-harrisburg-real-estate-and-earning-his-way-into-the-nfl-hall-of-fame.html

Mayor George won’t budge on Wilkes-Barre budget
https://www.timesleader.com/news/763447/mayor-george-wont-budge-on-wilkes-barre-budget

Luzerne County manager issues his selections for voting and 911 purchases
https://www.timesleader.com/news/763440/luzerne-county-manager-issues-his-selections-for-voting-and-911-purchases

Wilkes-Barre mulls activating sewer authority
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/wilkes-barre-mulls-activating-sewer-authority-1.2562895

E-recycling event nets 48K pounds
https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/e-recycling-event-nets-48k-pounds-1.2562823

State DCED awards $160K grant to Aliquippa for two redevelopment projects
https://www.timesonline.com/news/20191122/state-dced-awards-160k-grant-to-aliquippa-for-two-redevelopment-projects

National News

MLB ignores grassroots with plan to eliminate minor league teams, including in Pa.: column
https://www.pennlive.com/sports/2019/11/mlb-ignores-grassroots-with-plan-to-eliminate-minor-league-teams-including-in-pa-column.html

Philly

Philly’s school nurses say district changes could put kids at risk
https://www.inquirer.com/news/philadelphia-school-nurses-medical-vaccination-20191122.html

Philly workers’ comp judge wins back her job after complaints by Pond Lehocky law firm
https://www.inquirer.com/news/pond-lehocky-judge-andrea-mccormick-civil-service-law-firm-tom-wolf-pennsylvania-governor-20191122.html

Pa. Supreme Court cites ‘egregious error,’ frees Philly man jailed by Meek Mill’s judge for probation violations
https://www.inquirer.com/news/supreme-court-meek-mill-judge-probation-hudson-freed-20191122.html

Penn just published research on gun violence. Did we really need a study to prove bullets shatter lives? Maybe. | Helen Ubiñas
https://www.inquirer.com/opinion/helen-ubinas-guns-violence-philadelphia-penn-study-20191123.html

Philadelphia leaders tout $10M expansion of commercial corridor cleaning program
https://www.penncapital-star.com/government-politics/philadelphia-leaders-tout-10m-expansion-of-commercial-corridor-cleaning-program/

Pitt

RAD passes 2020 budget, awards $109.5 million in grants to nonprofits
https://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2019/11/22/RAD-passes-2020-budget-awards-109-5-million-in-grants-to-nonprofits/stories/201911220133

Port Authority to pay ex-driver cleared of charges
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2019/11/22/Port-Authority-to-pay-ex-driver-cleared-of-charges-pittsburgh-leffler/stories/201911220121

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County to join opioid settlement effort
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2019/11/22/pittsburgh-allegheny-county-join-opioid-settlement-effort/stories/201911210162

Photos: Thousands celebrate Pittsburgh’s 59th annual Light Up Night
https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/photos-thousands-celebrate-pittsburghs-59th-annual-light-up-night/

34th gun caught at security in Pittsburgh airport, matching 2018 total
https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/officers-find-34th-gun-this-year-at-pittsburgh-international-airport/

Across Mister Rogers’ actual neighborhoods, his faith echoes
https://www.witf.org/2019/11/23/across-mister-rogers-actual-neighborhoods-his-faith-echoes/

State News

Pennsylvania to fund studies into fracking health impact
https://www.post-gazette.com/local/washington/2019/11/22/State-studies-to-determine-health-impacts-of-shale-gas/stories/201911220067

Cancer victims compel state to fund $3 million studies seeking link to gas wells
https://triblive.com/local/regional/cancer-victims-compel-state-to-fund-3-million-studies-seeking-link-to-gas-wells/

Lawsuits alleging abuse filed against Beaver County special needs facility, ex-caretakers
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2019/11/22/mcguire-memorial-lawsuit-beaver-county-disabled-abuse-zachary-dinell/stories/201911220077

Families sue Beaver County home for disabled, alleging repeated abuse of residents
https://triblive.com/local/regional/families-sue-beaver-county-home-for-disabled-alleging-repeated-abuse-of-residents/

Pa. Supreme Court task force suggests abolishing grand jury reports
https://www.inquirer.com/news/investigating-grand-juries-supreme-court-task-force-report-20191122.html

Divided task force: Abolish reports by grand juries
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/faith-religion/2019/11/22/Grand-jury-reports-sexual-abuse-Catholic-church/stories/201911220143

Report: Substance abuse among elders lower locally than state rate
https://www.timesleader.com/news/763418/report-substance-abuse-among-elders-lower-locally-than-state-rate

Westmoreland County opts out of federal settlement against drugmakers, distributors
https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/westmoreland-county-opts-out-of-federal-settlement-against-drug-makers-distributors/

‘The Irishman’ draws sold-out crowd to West Hazleton cinema
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/the-irishman-draws-sold-out-crowd-to-west-hazleton-cinema-1.2562929

Local officials say more funding is key in mental health battle
https://www.yorkdispatch.com/story/news/education/2019/11/22/local-officials-say-more-funding-key-mental-health-battle/4270769002/

Transportation

5-month project at busy Ross intersection done; most traffic restrictions lifted
https://northjournal.triblive.com/5-month-project-at-busy-ross-intersection-done-most-traffic-restrictions-lifted/

Contract extension helps Westmoreland County gear up to take over bus service next year
https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/contract-extension-helps-westmoreland-county-gear-up-to-take-over-bus-service-next-year/

Thanksgiving Pennsylvania Turnpike travel to be busiest of the year
https://triblive.com/news/pennsylvania/thanksgiving-pennsylvania-turnpike-travel-to-be-busiest-of-the-year/

Exeter Township police to be on the lookout for motorists not using seat belts
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/exeter-township-police-to-be-on-the-lookout-for-motorists-not-using-seat-belts

‘Everything is shattered’; plan to slash $700 million in Berks road upgrades gets reluctant nod
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/everything-is-shattered-plan-to-slash-700-million-in-berks-road-upgrades-gets-reluctant-nod

Washington

Justice Dept. watchdog: Political bias did not taint officials running FBI’s Russia probe, but there were errors
https://www.inquirer.com/politics/nation/fbi-russia-trump-bias-2016-election-20191122.html

Mystery grows over White House hold on $105M in Lebanon aid
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/world/2019/11/23/Mystery-grows-over-White-House-hold-on-105M-in-Lebanon-aid/stories/201911240153

Trump opens up Camp David as an ‘adult playground’ to woo GOP lawmakers during impeachment
https://www.inquirer.com/politics/nation/trump-impeachment-inquiry-camp-david-republicans-20191123.html