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Legislature

Senate committee to address climate change in Pittsburgh hearing
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14324012-74/senate-committee-to-address-climate-change-in-pittsburgh-hearing

Pennsylvania Democrats have high hopes for redistricting
https://triblive.com/state/pennsylvania/14336856-74/pennsylvania-democrats-have-high-hopes-for-redistricting

State has taken steps to empower assault victims
http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/2018/11/25/State-has-taken-steps-to-empower-assault-victims/stories/201811210139

Fix fatal flaw in victims’ rights bill
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/opinion/fix-fatal-flaw-in-victims-rights-bill-1.2414819

Power shift in House may hasten farm bill talks
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/power-shift-in-house-may-hasten-farm-bill-talks

Education

Pennsylvania unveils new school-rating system
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/pennsylvania-unveils-new-school-rating-system

Results are in for Berks County schools
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/results-are-in-for-berks-county-schools

Walking the line between consequences and trust: Woodland Hills officials seek discipline that is fair
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2018/11/26/Woodland-Hills-high-school-district-discipline-restorative-reform-eric-graf-assistant-principal-pittsburgh/stories/201811260016

Police officers are still stationed in Woodland Hills, but after lawsuits much has changed
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2018/11/26/woodland-hills-police-officers-high-schools-pittsburgh-student-arrests-SRO/stories/201811240005

Penn State drinking has been squeezed out of Greek life, but the bubble has hardly burst
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/penn-state-drinking-has-been-squeezed-out-of-greek-life-but-the-bubble-has-hardly-burst.html#incart_river_index

Creature comfort: Lock Haven in Pa. opens dorm to pets, helping students de-stress
https://whyy.org/articles/creature-comfort-lock-haven-in-pa-opens-dorm-to-pets-helping-students-de-stress/

Elections/Politics

Bob Casey for President? Hmm. | John Baer
http://www2.philly.com/philly/columnists/john_baer/bob-casey-for-president-hmm-20181126.html

Health Care

Amid shocks and burns, spinal-cord stimulators are more dangerous than many patients know
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2018/11/25/shocks-burns-spinal-cord-stimulators-are-more-dangerous-than-many-patients-know/stories/201811250214

Local News

Battle for Alter Street: Hazleton Police focused on troubled stretch where chief, mayor attacked
https://www.timesleader.com/news/725801/battle-for-alter-street-hazleton-police-focused-on-troubled-stretch-where-chief-mayor-attacked

Police chief has gained fame, but remains committed to helping Hazleton
https://www.timesleader.com/news/725805/police-chief-has-gained-fame-but-remains-committed-to-helping-hazleton

Taking Back the Streets: Hazleton lawman recalls being shot in line of duty
https://www.timesleader.com/news/725782/taking-back-the-streets-hazleton-lawman-recalls-being-shot-in-line-of-duty

County council to vote on 911 project planner pact
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/county-council-to-vote-on-911-project-planner-pact-1.2414927

Luzerne County Court budget request set for presentation Tuesday
https://www.timesleader.com/news/725810/luzerne-county-court-budget-request-set-for-presentation-tuesday

Staff added in some Luzerne County departments this year
https://www.timesleader.com/news/725788/staff-added-in-some-luzerne-county-departments-this-year

Lackawanna County Blight Task Force to release report
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/lackawanna-county-blight-task-force-to-release-report-1.2415031

VALLEY SANTA: Grandparents raising grandchildren need help this Christmas
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/valley-santa-grandparents-raising-grandchildren-need-help-this-christmas-1.2414904

Lawsuits stemming from Scranton’s 2016 sewer sale still unresolved
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/lawsuits-stemming-from-scranton-s-2016-sewer-sale-still-unresolved-1.2415064

Holiday marketplace draws shoppers to cultural center
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/holiday-marketplace-draws-shoppers-to-cultural-center-1.2414931

More volunteers chipping in at Griffin Pond
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/more-volunteers-chipping-in-at-griffin-pond-1.2414967

Blue Santa helps city’s smallest crime victims
https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/blue-santa-helps-city-s-smallest-crime-victims-1.2414859

PPL grants $1K for science fair
https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/ppl-grants-1k-for-science-fair-1.2414861

Tunnel collapse will be repaired in McAdoo
https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/tunnel-collapse-will-be-repaired-in-mcadoo-1.2414895

Canyon Heroes program seeking more veterans in need of healing
https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/14337408-74/canyon-heroes-program-seeking-more-veterans-in-need-of-healing

Christmas on the Mountain debuts in Reading
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/christmas-on-the-mountain-debuts-in-reading

Erie seeks consultants for state’s Early Intervention Program
http://www.goerie.com/news/20181126/erie-seeks-consultants-for-states-early-intervention-program

National News

Ahead of Mississippi’s Senate runoff, the MLB asks Hyde-Smith to return its $5,000 donation
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2018/11/25/MLB-donation-Cindy-Hyde-Smith-Mississippi-Senate-runoff/stories/201811250230

Philly

Riverfront complex, media center, telescope. These are Philadelphia public schools?
http://www2.philly.com/philly/education/mast-charter-school-philadelphia-school-district-bonds-20181126.html

Philadelphia launches push to get hospitals and universities to buy local
http://www2.philly.com/philly/business/small_business/philadelphia-local-procurement-small-business-drexel-university-penn-economy-league-20181126.html

Can behavioral scientists help make city government more effective?
http://www.phillytrib.com/news/can-behavioral-scientists-help-make-city-government-more-effective/article_22435688-db83-58c3-8f72-454606e9b9d5.html

Pitt

PWSA to introduce digital alerts for customers’ water use
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2018/11/25/PWSA-water-usage-alerts-sign-ups-email-text-message-Pittsburgh-meters/stories/201811250107

Pittsburgh police to outfit all officers with cameras, test new technology, in 2019
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14337479-74/pittsburgh-police-to-outfit-all-officers-with-cameras-test-new-technology-in

East Pittsburgh will close its police department Dec. 1, officer says
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/east/2018/11/25/East-Pittsburgh-police-department-closing-Antwon-Rose-Michael-Rosfeld-fatal-shooting/stories/201811250222

For those overwhelmed by the Tree of Life massacre — there is help
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2018/11/26/Tree-of-Life-Squirrel-Hill-synagogue-anti-Semitic-Pittsburgh-shloshim-trauma-ptsd/stories/201811210210

Help for managing distress following Tree of Life massacre
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2018/11/26/Tree-of-Life-Mass-Shooting-psychological-help-tips-Pittsburgh-Squirrel-Hill/stories/201811220097

Bald eagles in Harmar, Pittsburgh are building new nests
https://triblive.com/local/valleynewsdispatch/14336809-74/bald-eagles-in-harmar-pittsburgh-are-building-new-nests

State News

Odds favor hunters as deer season begins
https://www.citizensvoice.com/sports/odds-favor-hunters-as-deer-season-begins-1.2414899

5 things to know about Pennsylania’s deer hunting season
http://www.goerie.com/news/20181126/5-things-to-know-about-pennsylanias-deer-hunting-season

Erie, Crawford counties could get 18 inches of snow
http://www.goerie.com/news/20181126/erie-crawford-counties-could-get-18-inches-of-snow

Transportation

Green Ridge Street bridge replacement in planning stages
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/green-ridge-street-bridge-replacement-in-planning-stages-1.2415061

Washington

Nancy Pelosi’s Democrat opponents counting on chaos to deny her speakership
http://www2.philly.com/wires/ap/democrats-shun-idea-pelosi-floor-fight-speakers-race-20181125.html

Ex-Trump campaign adviser loses bid to delay prison sentence
http://www2.philly.com/wires/ap/ex-trump-campaign-adviser-loses-bid-delay-prison-sentence-20181125.html-2

Casey, Toomey seek answers on nursing homes
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/casey-toomey-seek-answers-on-nursing-homes.html#incart_river_index