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State Senate holds session on Philadelphia District Attorney Krasner’s impeachment (

Pa. Senate approves rules for impeachment trial, invites House to present articles against Krasner – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pa. Senate sets rules for Philly DA Larry Krasner’s impeachment trial (

Opinion: First winter for new Christine’s Law – Times News Online (

Michael Straw: GOP State Senate will continue to lead in Pennsylvania (

Philly’s Africatown project to get $9M in state aid – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

From threatening to pull down fire escapes to advocating for the poor, community members remember Milton Street (



Advocates ask Josh Shapiro to fix Pa.’s unemployment system | WITF

Advocates: Shapiro must fix Pa.’s ‘broken’ unemployment system | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Integra Health gets key role at 38 Pa. nursing homes and 7 in N.J. (

Mall at Robinson sold for $46 million – CBS Pittsburgh (

Study finds wage gap widening in NEPA | News |

The Uber-ization of US trucking is only speeding up | Business |

Whitehall Starbucks employees join call for unionization; vote set for Friday – The Morning Call (

U.S. revises last quarter’s economic growth up to 2.9% rate (



Scranton public health worker attends White House COVID vaccine event (

COVID-19 deaths rise in Erie County as cases, hospitalizations decline (

China’s lockdown protests and rising COVID leave Xi Jinping with ‘2 bad options’ : NPR

Murphy taps firms to review COVID-19 response | New Jersey |



Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes convicted of seditious conspiracy in Jan. 6 : NPR

DA Larry Krasner seeks a tougher sentence for convicted cop Eric Ruch (

This new Central Pa. community group hopes to stop hate crimes | WITF

D.C. police recruiting in Philadelphia, but the Philadelphia Police Department is not worried (



Montgomery County Community College to host Red Cross blood drive at Pottstown campus – Daily Local

Pennsylvania education assessment scores regress in COVID-19 pandemic era | Pennsylvania |

NEPA school districts see proficiency rates decline on PSSA tests | Education |

Pa. school test scores still trail pre-pandemic levels –

Lehigh Valley school test scores for 2022 (

Dickinson Law alums, Carlisle officials see a future in Penn State’s unified law school plan –

Penn State Dickinson Law and Penn State Law at University Park may be reunited (

Snow days are back for Penn State employees | WITF




Republicans denounce Trump’s meeting with white nationalist Nick Fuentes : NPR


Recount efforts hold up Pennsylvania election certifications | WITF

Trump loses early Pa. ally amid new run for president · Spotlight PA

Rejecting undated mail ballots disproportionately impacts communities of color in Pennsylvania, data shows | WITF

The 2022 Midterms in Southwest PA: Fetterman, Shapiro Arrest Democratic Decline in Blue-Collar Region (

Election certification delays are few, but a ‘test run’ for 2024 (

PODCAST: Lou Barletta On Lessons the PA GOP Should Learn From Midterm Mess – DV Journal (

Mastriano supporters push for hand recounts across Pennsylvania (


Judge should dismiss recount petitions, Chester County officials claim – Daily Local

Patel Announces Candidacy for HD34 Vacancy (

County judge to run for Pennsylvania high court seat (

Judge orders machine recounts in 4 Westmoreland voting precincts |

Abigail Salisbury will take another try at Pa. House 34th District seat | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



COP27 keeps hope alive to address climate change — barely (



TSA finds record number of guns at HIA security checkpoints (

New law increases penalties for repeat DUI offenses | The Bucks County Herald

More stoppages scheduled on Pennsylvania Turnpike (

Pa. airport among the ‘most stressful’ in the U.S.: study –


Gun Safety

America’s gun epidemic is deadlier than ever, and there are vast disparities in who’s dying | News |

‘Who am I in this situation?’: ‘Stop the Bleed’ trauma first aid class targets gunshot injuries | Local News |

Gun violence portrait project shows trauma knows no bounds | Opinion (

Study: U.S. gun death rates hit highest levels in decades |



Alzheimer’s drug lecanemab may slow losses in memory and thinking, study says : Shots – Health News : NPR

How a U.S. Supreme Court case could curtail Medicaid patients’ rights | Analysis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Here’s how to address vaccination hesitancy in Pa.’s multicultural community | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Over 5 years, Highmark’s $1.3 billion support has fueled growth at Allegheny Health Network | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


State News

Gas driller pleads no contest to polluting Pennsylvania town’s water (

Hiking, biking, camping, kayaking fishing, swimming help PA economy (


National News

Thunderstorms and tornadoes are moving across parts of the South : NPR

Twitter’s COVID misinformation policy will no longer be enforced : NPR

Jiang Zemin, former Chinese leader, dies at 96 : NPR

Will Smith, opening up about Oscars slap, tells Trevor Noah ‘hurt people hurt people’ | Entertainment |

Survivor of Virginia Walmart mass shooting files $50M suit | Across America |

Your next tax refund may be smaller, IRS warns: Here’s why –

‘I’ll be ready Saturday,’ says Christian Pulisic, hospitalized after World Cup win –

Hershey native Christian Pulisic scores as U.S. beats Iran 1-0 in a must-win World Cup match | WITF


Local News

Chester Water Authority Scores Win in Federal Bankruptcy Court – DV Journal (

Solar farm proposed for Conemaugh Township; variance requested | Local News |

Scranton City Council approves amended 2023 budget with 2% tax hike | News |

HCA board awards $15.9 million in contracts for water system, plant upgrades | News |

City Council members concerned about homeless living in wooded area on Reading’s fringe (



Beth Shalom celebrates 100 years in Squirrel Hill and looks ahead | The Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle (

Free STI test kits available for Allegheny County youth (

Pittsburgh anti-violence advocate makes Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for 2023 | Pittsburgh City Paper (

City and conservancy clash over parks plans | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Despite concern it’s not enough, Pittsburgh OKs $900K for summer youth food program |

It’s a go: Commission OKs redevelopment plan for Giant Eagle site in Shadyside | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Record $126.5 million in grants slated for Allegheny County recreation, arts and cultural groups | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Steam generator glitch in Shell’s chemical plant returns orange glow to Beaver County sky | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Editorial: Mayor should explain arts strategy | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Gainey’s office continues push for control of cable bureau | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philadelphia 76ers say proposed new arena won’t snarl Center City traffic. Here’s why. – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Philly City Councilmember Helen Gym resigns ahead of an expected run for mayor (

‘I’m just in survival mode’: UC Townhomes deadline looms as mother searches for affordable housing | Local News |

Philadelphia City Council: Members who won special elections sworn in (

Philadelphia City Council swears in four new members | Local News |

How you can help people seeking asylum in Philadelphia? | WITF

10 development projects in Philadelphia that failed (

After years of meeting and planning, Philly’s citywide Urban Agriculture Plan is finally here (

Quinta Brunson named one of People magazine’s ‘People of the Year’ (

Philadelphia property taxes: Are you one of thousands of homeowners losing millions in tax relief each year? (



Congress prepares to take up bill preventing rail strike |

Senate clears bill protecting same-sex marriages bipartisan support : NPR

Gay marriage rights: Bipartisan Senate passes Respect for Marriage Act (

Rep. Jeffries is expected to replace Nancy Pelosi as the top elected Democrat. : NPR

Biden, Macron ready to talk Ukraine, trade in state visit – Daily Local

White House hosts French President Macron in state visit : NPR

More than $37B in disaster aid under scrutiny in congressional lame duck – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (