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Legislature

Get help finding a health insurance plan for you and your loved ones at open enrollment event this Monday
https://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/get-help-finding-a-health-insurance-plan-for-you-and-your-loved-ones-at-open-enrollment-event-this-monday/Content?oid=16230901

Pa. pregnancy bills show Harrisburg lawmakers favor wombs over women | Editorial
https://www.inquirer.com/opinion/editorials/fetal-remains-harrisburg-wolf-abortion-reproductive-rights-editorial-20191124.html

Allow a vote, Mr. Turzai: Blocking municipal consolidation is bad policy
https://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2019/11/24/Allow-a-vote-Mike-Turzai-Blocking-municipal-consolidation-bad-policy/stories/201911160016

The very least they can do
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/opinion/the-very-least-they-can-do-1.2563171

Bill forces an unnecessary emotional burden
https://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/letters/2019/11/24/Bill-forces-an-unnecessary-emotional-burden/stories/201911190099

Democrat’s defection reverberates in Pennsylvania’s Senate
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-state/2019/11/23/Democrat-s-defection-reverberates-Pennsylvania-s-Senate-John-Yudichak/stories/201911230042

Business

Labor leaders and Democrats decry Amazon for not using local contractors to build fulfillment center
https://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/labor-leaders-and-democrats-decry-amazon-for-not-using-local-contractors-to-build-fulfillment-center/Content?oid=16230073

Crime/Punishment

Cosmo DiNardo killed 4. He now spends his days in a medium security prison.
https://www.buckscountycouriertimes.com/news/20191124/cosmo-dinardo-killed-4-he-now-spends-his-days-in-medium-security-prison

Education

Baldwin High School showcases STEM support launched statewide by Gov. Wolf
https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/baldwin-high-school-showcases-stem-support-launched-statewide-by-gov-wolf/

Elections/Politics

City controller Michael Lamb announces endorsements for state auditor general 2020 bid
https://www.post-gazette.com/local/2019/11/23/pittsburgh-controller-pennsylvania-auditor-general-democratic-michael-lamb-endorsement/stories/201911230049

A strange 1937 provision could come into play if the Northampton County judge’s race is contested Monday
https://www.mcall.com/news/elections/mc-nws-northampton-county-election-challenge-deadline-20191123-77mg5g554vb3voo4357vk2rv2i-story.html

Health Care

Meet Michael L. Brown, the new boss at Commonwealth Health’s Scranton hospitals
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/meet-michael-l-brown-the-new-boss-at-commonwealth-health-s-scranton-hospitals-1.2563236

How Americans are bankrupted by health care costs: 4 questions answered | Analysis
https://www.penncapital-star.com/commentary/how-americans-are-bankrupted-by-health-care-costs-4-questions-answered-analysis/

Local News

More parking changes could be in store downtown
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/more-parking-changes-could-be-in-store-downtown-1.2563394

At the parade, Santa Claus confirms children in Scranton have been good this year
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/at-the-parade-santa-claus-confirms-children-in-scranton-have-been-good-this-year-1.2563308

Tarentum-Brackenridge Christmas Parade gets Alle-Kiski Valley pumped for holidays
https://triblive.com/local/valley-news-dispatch/tarentum-brackenridge-christmas-parade-gets-the-alle-kiski-valley-pumped-for-the-holidays/

Allegheny Valley sewage authority upgrading treatment plant ahead of 2023 deadline
https://triblive.com/local/valley-news-dispatch/allegheny-valley-sewage-authority-upgrading-treatment-plant-ahead-of-2023-deadline/

A merry Wilkes-Barre: Christmas parade, tree lighting continue city’s holiday tradition
https://www.timesleader.com/news/763530/a-merry-wilkes-barre-christmas-parade-tree-lighting-continue-citys-holiday-tradition

Sludge costs run $1.3M for GHJSA
https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/sludge-costs-run-1-3m-for-ghjsa-1.2563407

Reading historic districts to take hit if mayor doesn’t reauthorize grant program
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/reading-historic-districts-to-take-hit-if-mayor-doesnt-reauthorize-program

Berks County Housing Authority gets $300,000 in federal funding for the disabled
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/berks-county-housing-authority-gets-federal-funding-for-the-disabled

Central Pa. mourns Gregg Mace, the abc27 sportscaster ‘you’d want in your living room’
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/11/central-pa-mourns-gregg-mace-the-abc27-sportscaster-youd-want-in-your-living-room.html

3 found dead after garage fire in Union Township
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/3-found-dead-after-garage-fire-in-union-township

Hip-hop, reggae artist distributes turkeys in Reading
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/hip-hop-reggae-artist-distributes-turkeys-in-reading

More than 800 people apply to Delco transition team
https://www.delcotimes.com/news/local/more-than-people-apply-to-delco-transition-team/article_7b5ce150-0e2e-11ea-97ad-f71ee93e8e79.html

Democrats ready to assume power in Chesco
https://www.dailylocal.com/news/democrats-ready-to-assume-power-in-chesco/article_14af3df6-0c74-11ea-aa09-03a1689709e3.html

Philly

Philadelphia reopens four fire companies closed during the Great Recession
https://www.inquirer.com/news/fire-department-reopen-engine-companies-philly-recession-center-city-20191124.html

How the ‘angel’ of the Reading Terminal is helping the homeless come inside | Mike Newall
https://www.inquirer.com/news/columnists/reading-terminal-project-home-homeless-outreach-sister-mary-scullion-20191124.html

Black library employees earn the least as Philly officials move slowly to implement diversity, inclusion policies
https://www.penncapital-star.com/featured/black-library-employees-earn-the-least-as-philly-officials-move-slowly-to-implement-diversity-inclusion-policies/

ATF increases reward to $15,000 for information in 2016 Center City bombing
https://www.inquirer.com/news/pine-street-package-bombing-reward-philly-suspect-atf-20191124.html

Man’s car was shot at more than 50 times as he drove through North Philly. He escaped without injury.
https://www.inquirer.com/news/philadelphia-car-shot-multiple-times-crime-20191123.html

Locked up for being poor, Maurice Hudson is free
https://www.phillytrib.com/news/local_news/locked-up-for-being-poor-maurice-hudson-is-free/article_f93d12e7-18ed-53f1-97aa-9ef8d2e72f23.html

Pitt

Mayor vs. schools: Tensions rise after Pa. auditor general’s report
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2019/11/23/pittsburgh-mayor-peduto-public-schools-spending-auditor-general-report/stories/201911210176

Hill District residents weigh in on Centre Avenue redevelopment plans
https://www.post-gazette.com/business/development/2019/11/23/Hill-District-Centre-Avenue-Pittsburgh-Urban-Redevelopment-Authority-rank-feedback/stories/201911230055

State News

Josh Shapiro stays focused on being Pa. attorney general, not what’s next
https://triblive.com/local/regional/josh-shapiro-stays-focused-on-being-pa-attorney-general-not-whats-next/

State’s top court upholds right to withhold computer password
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2019/11/23/pennsylvania-supreme-court-right-withhold-computer-password-child-pornography/stories/201911210186

Task force recommends eliminating state grand jury reports
https://triblive.com/news/pennsylvania/task-force-recommends-eliminating-state-grand-jury-reports/

Tackling lanternflies and blind spots in cars, Philly-area girls win national science awards
https://www.inquirer.com/science/broadcom-masters-science-fair-spotted-lanternflies-blind-spots-20191124.html

DePasquale urges holiday shoppers to review toy safety
https://www.timesleader.com/news/763556/depasquale-urges-holiday-shoppers-to-review-toy-safety

Beyond the Byline: The human story of Brandon and Juan
https://www.timesleader.com/news/763564/beyond-the-byline-the-human-story-of-brandon-and-juan

MISSING IN NEPA: Database assists law enforcement
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/missing-in-nepa-database-assists-law-enforcement-1.2563269

MISSING IN NEPA: Luzerne County residents
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/missing-in-nepa-luzerne-county-residents-1.2563267

MISSING IN NEPA: Family of Shelva Jean Rafte seeks closure
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/missing-in-nepa-family-of-shelva-jean-rafte-seeks-closure-1.2563440

The Silent Mass Disaster: Some missing persons cases linger for decades
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/the-silent-mass-disaster-some-missing-persons-cases-linger-for-decades-1.2562619

Editorial: FBI latest to join string of pipeline probes
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/editorial-fbi-latest-to-join-string-of-pipeline-probes

Monster black bears among first-day harvest across Pennsylvania
https://www.pennlive.com/life/2019/11/monster-black-bears-among-first-day-harvest-across-pennsylvania.html

Pennsylvania and gun suicides: Five things to know
https://papost.org/2019/11/22/pa-gun-violence-group-focus-on-reducing-suicides/

Transportation

Reconstruction of Route 422 in Pottstown area completed
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/reconstruction-of-route-422-in-pottstown-area-completed

Commuter Column: PennDOT chief appointed SEPTA general manager
https://www.delcotimes.com/news/commuter-column-penndot-chief-appointed-septa-general-manager/article_58157e5a-0d75-11ea-bc72-37748376c3b9.html

Traffic watch: U.S. 13 traffic changes coming Dec. 11
https://www.buckscountycouriertimes.com/news/20191124/traffic-watch-us-13-traffic-changes-coming-dec-11

Washington

Lamb sees himself as a tight-lipped juror as impeachment inquiry consumes Washington
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2019/11/23/Conor-Lamb-Trump-impeachment-inquiry-Congress-Guy-Reschenthaler/stories/201911170003

New documents show contacts between Giuliani and Pompeo
https://www.inquirer.com/wires/ap/trump-impeachment-investigation-rudy-giuliani-mike-pompeo-20191123.html

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized with possible infection
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2019/11/23/Justice-Ruth-Bader-Ginsburg-Hospitalized/stories/201911230062

Rep. Houlahan hosts town hall on skills gap
https://www.dailylocal.com/news/rep-houlahan-hosts-town-hall-on-skills-gap/article_a1fc15ba-0e47-11ea-8de3-affbf80fb118.html