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Hundreds of Pa. residents asked authorities to protect their data from Republicans’ 2020 election review, subpoena (

Pa. must increase minimum wage | Opinion (

Reasons why Pennsylvania’s legislature paid millions to outside law firms in 2019 and 2020 | 90.5 WESA

Editorial: Pennsylvania needs to promote transparency in health policy (

Local lawmakers introduce bill to ensure paid time off for workers experiencing pregnancy loss – Daily Local

Coronavirus – COVID-19

I want to travel outside the US. Are there still COVID limits?- WHYY

The political fight over vaccine mandates deepens – WHYY

Pa. grants will boost COVID vaccines and equity (

What you need to know about COVID-19 booster shots (

FDA panel endorses J&J COVID-19 booster shot (

Vax For Nothing: State lotteries didn’t encourage COVID jabs | Monday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

U.S. to consider mix-and-match boosters for COVID, Fauci says –

Fauci says move by Texas to ban mandates will damage public health –

Families are suing hospitals to let COVID-19 patients take unproven ivermectin –

‘You can’t fix it with facts’: Doctors share patients’ excuses for covid vaccine refusal |

Nursing homes fall short of vaccine mandates for staff |

Cold or COVID? Pediatricians’ offices are swamped with parents trying to find out | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Coronavirus remains a concern in Luzerne County prison system | Times Leader

COVID patients should still get vaccine, health experts say (

COVID in Pa.: Two-thirds of counties see decrease in cases. See which ones (


Rising young leaders of health-care workers’ District 1199c ousted by their national union (

Inside Amazon’s biggest warehouse where robots outnumber human workers 10 to 1 (

Flexibility has emerged as central ingredient of the post-pandemic workplace (

Central Pa. restaurants raising prices ‘to keep the doors open’ –

Hollywood crews union reaches deal with studios, averting a strike | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Smartphone producer Foxconn announces electric car venture | News |


Murder trial of Ahmaud Arbery is set to begin in Georgia – WHYY

Multiple people shot at Park City Center mall in Lancaster – WHYY

Some Capitol riot defendants forgo lawyers – WHYY

SEPTA reports rape on Market-Frankford Line, says no one called 911 (

Police in Chester Township wielded a loitering law to harass and illegally detain residents, lawsuit says (


What’s next in search to find Philly’s new schools superintendent – WHYY

A Hindu foundation has filed a complaint against University of Pennsylvania, saying an online conference perpetuated stereotypes (

Inside a Pa. middle school where everyone wears masks, and it’s not really an issue | Transforming Health

Pa. school boards leave national group after it asks Biden for help with violence threats | WITF

‘Higher education is a partnership’: Pa. State System approves $550M request to help with redesign – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Where did the kindergarteners go? Pittsburgh Public Schools enrollment drops in early grades | 90.5 WESA

Bucks, Montco schools not immune to labor shortages impacting kids’ meals (


Pennsylvania general election 2021: Deadline for voter registration – WHYY

Pa. Senate candidates filed their latest fund-raising reports. Here’s what they show. (

Top Democrats woo Black voters in Virginia governor’s race | Across America |

Pa. election 2021: Registration deadline, mail ballot details, and more things to know about Nov. 2 | WITF

Shapiro says there is ‘not a chance’ he resigns as attorney general amid Gov run – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Philly’s Deja Alvarez plans to shake things up in Harrisburg | City & State PA (

Doyle to make ‘major announcement’ concerning re-election amid expectations of retirement | 90.5 WESA

Kids can soften a candidate’s political brand, there are caveats | 90.5 WESA

Editorial: Ballot drop boxes make voting easier |

Luzerne County voters will elect five county council members Nov. 2 | Times Leader

Kokura Kravitz, Salavantis, Toohil battle for two Luzerne County judicial seats | Election |

Berks County official proposes paying postage for mailed ballots – The Mercury (


Hurricane season 2021 on pause, a break for Philadelphia weather forecast (

Cow burps, gas, and more: how Pennsylvania farmers hope to combat climate change. (

‘Orphaned’ wells are a problem in Pennsylvania and there are more of them than we thought | 90.5 WESA

A new documentary chronicles the rebirth of a western Pennsylvania river | 90.5 WESA

Bitcoin-mining power plant raises ire of environmentalists |

Coast Guard: 1,200-foot ship dragged California oil pipeline |


Reluctant communities nationwide are being dragged into court to fix sidewalks for people with disabilities –


Getting out and moving reduces falls in seniors, study says – WHYY

My son has Down syndrome. Your taxes enrich his life | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Fears fester over abortion access as Tom Wolf’s term nears its end | City & State PA (

Backlog in federal safety rules amid U.S. car crash ‘epidemic’ | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Lehigh Valley flu season could be a bad one, health experts warn – The Morning Call (

State News

Two Pa. treasurers — one current, one former — agree giant pension fund is suppressing information (

Philly attorney continues to challenge statewide anti-bias rule – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

National News

Bill Clinton released from Southern California hospital (

Counting everyone so everyone counts: A Census worker on what it’s like | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

We need education – not misinformation – on the child tax credit | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pete Buttigieg to Tucker Carlson: ‘I’m not going to apologize’ for taking parental leave –

Cities like the federal pandemic aid they have received, just not all the guidelines that accompany them –

Short-term food bank numbers are down, but long-term food insecurity remains an issue nationwide |

Fire crews make big gains against Southern California blaze | News |

Local News

2 tornadoes, straight line winds caused damage during storms in Beaver, Butler |

Kiski Valley museums open house tour helps rekindle interest in area’s history |

Armstrong, Butler, Indiana counties receive funding from Wolf administration for homelessness assistance and prevention | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘It’s dreadful’: Coalition once again fighting to stop indoor shooting range in McCandless | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘I didn’t know’: Cities, counties urged to confront lynching history | News |

Wolf: Somerset company gets $21K to train apprentice machinists | News |

Chester County sees drastic decline in number of volunteer firefighters – The Mercury (

County officials introduce draft strategic plan to bolster ag economy – Daily Local

Lower Merion officials consider $15 minimum wage for township employees (


Global leaders gather in Pittsburgh this week to discuss the rise in extremist hate, find solutions | 90.5 WESA

Victim’s family demands answers from Pittsburgh police following officer-involved Tasing | 90.5 WESA

It’s a hard-knock life for Pittsburgh buyers in this housing market | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh nonprofit Hello Neighbor to resettle 250 refugees within next year | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Port Authority offers more incentives to urge workers to get COVID-19 vaccine | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

From biking to band practice to skipping Hebrew school, Nobel Prize winner Josh Angrist remembers childhood in Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


SEPTA contract talks to move to hotel as vote on strike looms – WHYY

A new plan sees Eastwick residents moving to higher ground – WHYY

PPD hiring unarmed public safety officers —WHYY

Owner of West Philly subsidized townhouses plans to sell, displacing dozens of families. It’s an example of the vulnerability of affordable housing. (

Philadelphia Zoo helps vaccine, breeding efforts for golden lion tamarin (

As City Council crafts Philly’s redistricting plan, transparency, public input are crucial | Editorial (

Philly clergy, residents complain about run-down rec centers – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


West Viriginia Sen. Manchin’s opposition may doom clean-power plan that President Biden backs (

Biden: ‘Democracy survived’ Capitol riot because of police | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette