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Legislature

Sunday deer hunting on target to become a reality in Pennsylvania
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/sunday-deer-hunting-on-target-to-become-a-reality-in-pennsylvania

Bill getting rid of straight ticket voting is an ‘own goal’ for Pa. Gov. Wolf. Here’s why | Opinion
https://www.penncapital-star.com/commentary/bill-getting-rid-of-straight-ticket-voting-is-an-own-goal-for-pa-gov-wolf-heres-why-opinion/

Tree of Life First Anniversary: Our leaders had a chance to make a statement on gun violence. They missed it | Opinion
https://www.penncapital-star.com/commentary/tree-of-life-first-anniversary-our-leaders-had-a-chance-to-make-a-statement-on-gun-violence-they-missed-it-opinion/

Education

How did your child’s school perform on state exams? You can find out here
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/10/how-did-your-childs-school-perform-on-state-exams-you-can-find-out-here.html

Kiski and Burrell school district collectively awarded $83,500 for school security
https://triblive.com/local/valley-news-dispatch/kiski-and-burrell-school-district-collectively-awarded-83500-for-school-security/

Riverview cancels Monday classes due to unspecified threat
https://www.post-gazette.com/local/east/2019/10/27/Riverview-cancels-Monday-classes-due-to-unspecified-threat/stories/201910270227

Youth conference aims to teach kindness for all
https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/youth-conference-aims-to-teach-kindness-for-all-1.2551545

‘It’s been overwhelming’: Prayers, support for school, family of North Schuylkill quarterback who suffered broken neck
https://www.mcall.com/news/pennsylvania/mc-nws-pa-jaden-leiby-hurt-20191027-6knhbxfgtrewnpfbpgv6nj3gsy-story.html

Kennard-Dale player Patrick Maloney suffers serious head injury, collapses on sideline
https://www.yorkdispatch.com/story/sports/high-school/football/2019/10/27/kennard-dale-player-patrick-maloney-suffers-serious-head-injury/2478723001/

Pa. commission to rule on Neshaminy ‘Redskins’ team name
https://www.witf.org/2019/10/27/pa-commission-to-rule-on-neshaminy-redskins-team-name/

King’s, Wilkes headed to America250PA marketing project finals
https://www.timesleader.com/news/760179/kings-wilkes-headed-to-america250pa-marketing-project-finals

State agency approves Cheyney’s proposed budget, but questions remain
https://www.penncapital-star.com/education/state-agency-approves-cheyneys-proposed-budget-but-questions-remain/

Elections/Politics

Ballot question, judge races highlight Pennsylvania’s Nov. 5 voting
https://www.delcotimes.com/news/ballot-question-judge-races-highlight-pennsylvania-s-nov-voting/article_a2df2e25-2d32-5e5f-ae6e-94efeb44a789.html

Health Care

Healthcare.gov is opening for business Nov. 1. Here are some health insurance shopping tips.
https://www.inquirer.com/health/consumer/how-to-buy-aca-obamacare-health-insurance-20191028.html

Local News

Luzerne County cyber attack expenses over $500K
https://www.timesleader.com/news/760198/luzerne-county-cyber-attack-expenses-over-500k

Rising Luzerne County pension fund subsidy a concern
https://www.timesleader.com/news/760151/rising-luzerne-county-pension-fund-subsidy-a-concern

U.S. Army master sergeant to lead parade
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/u-s-army-master-sergeant-to-lead-parade-1.2551574

County DA’s Office K9 among several from area competing in national contest
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/county-da-s-office-k9-among-several-from-area-competing-in-national-contest-1.2551569

Local police dogs need your vote
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/local-police-dogs-need-your-vote-1.2551605

Benefits of Keystone landfill called into question after consultant’s claim
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/benefits-of-keystone-landfill-called-into-question-after-consultant-s-claim-1.2551461

‘Free’ usually carries price
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/opinion/free-usually-carries-price-1.2551439

Kline Twp. Municipal Authority: Reservoir development rumors false
https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/kline-twp-municipal-authority-reservoir-development-rumors-false-1.2551490

Hundreds turn out in the rain for Fitzy’s Halloween 5K Run in Wyomissing
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/hundreds-turned-out-for-fitzys-halloween-5k-run-in-wyomissing

Animal Rescue League in Cumru Township holds forum amid controversy
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/animal-rescue-league-in-cumru-township-holds-forum-amid-controversy

Exiting Act 47 | Sewer project, poverty, blight biggest hurdles for city
https://www.tribdem.com/news/exiting-act-sewer-project-poverty-blight-biggest-hurdles-for-city/article_1891776e-f931-11e9-b89d-5355077bd9f6.html

Exiting Act 47 | ‘Our community pride’: Vision 2025, redevelopment projects, downtown events bolster city
https://www.tribdem.com/news/exiting-act-our-community-pride-vision-redevelopment-projects-downtown-events/article_8237f90a-f930-11e9-ae88-37f044a37847.html

National News

California declares statewide emergency over wildfires as mass evacuation continues
https://www.inquirer.com/news/nation-world/wildfire-state-emergency-califfornia-20191027.html

Philly

South Philly neighborhood upended by longtime resident’s apparent land grab as property values soar
https://www.inquirer.com/real-estate/commercial/grays-ferry-property-sales-dover-street-parking-lots-mark-meighan-guenther-civic-20191028.html

Liberty Property Trust to be sold to San Francisco-based warehouse real estate giant for $12.6 billion
https://www.inquirer.com/business/liberty-prologis-philadelphia-warehouse-logistics-hankowsky-rouse-comcast-towers-20191028.html

Philadelphia is getting ready for the next recession
https://www.inquirer.com/news/philadelphia-recession-preparation-20191028.html

More than $200,000 in abandoned Key card funds is sitting in a SEPTA zombie account
https://www.inquirer.com/transportation/septa-key-fare-card-philadelphia-balance-expired-20191028.html

Pitt

‘We are still here’: Jewish community, city come together to remember and repair one year after attack
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/faith-religion/2019/10/27/Tree-of-Life-synagogue-shootings-Squirrel-Hill-Dor-Hadash-New-Light/stories/201910270224

Hundreds fill memorial service for those killed a year ago in Tree of Life shooting
https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/people-gather-to-remember-those-killed-in-tree-of-life-shooting-at-1-year-mark/

Community service provides expressions of remembrance while honoring synagogue shooting victims
https://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2019/10/27/tree-of-life-synagogue-shooting-victims-commemoration-anniversary-community-service-achieva/stories/201910270210

At the still-closed Tree of Life building, thousands pay their respects
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/faith-religion/2019/10/27/Tree-of-Life-building-Squirrel-Hill-anniversary-one-year-respects-public-memorial/stories/201910270218

Mourners around the world gather on first anniversary of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/mourners-around-the-world-gather-on-first-anniversary-of-pittsburgh-synagogue-shooting-1.2551636

The path to recovery after the Tree of Life attack
https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/the-path-to-recovery-after-the-tree-of-life-attack/

Ignorance is not bliss: Child homelessness must be acknowledged, addressed
https://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2019/10/28/Ignorance-is-not-bliss-Child-homelessness-must-be-acknowledged-addressed/stories/201910230007

State News

YMCA pushes harder to turn away from ‘swim and gym’ in a competitive fitness industry
https://www.inquirer.com/real-estate/commercial/ymca-bucks-county-fitness-industry-20191028.html

Poor water quality can drive snakehead fish to walk on land, research shows
https://triblive.com/local/regional/poor-water-quality-can-drive-snakehead-fish-to-walk-on-land-research-shows/

Man found shot dead after 3 vehicles collide along Route 30 in North Versailles
https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/man-found-shot-dead-after-3-vehicles-collide-along-route-30-in-north-versailles/

‘It’s about advocacy’: Ms. Wheelchair Pa. crowned in Richland
https://www.tribdem.com/news/it-s-about-advocacy-ms-wheelchair-pa-crowned-in-richland/article_e80a46c8-f928-11e9-8a8b-131404642e02.html

Washington

Longtime Michigan Congressman John Conyers dies at age 90
https://www.pennlive.com/nation-world/2019/10/longtime-michigan-congressman-john-conyers-dies-at-age-90.html

Rep. Katie Hill resigns amid scandal and an ethics probe
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2019/10/27/Katie-Hill-California-congresswoman-resign-photos/stories/201910270221

‘Lock him up’ chants and boos erupt as Trump is introduced at Game 5 of the World Series
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2019/10/27/lock-him-up-chant-Trump-World-Series-Game-5/stories/201910270229

Used car danger: New bill would improve auto safety
https://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2019/10/28/Used-car-danger-New-bill-would-improve-auto-safety/stories/201910230028

World News

Trump: ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead after U.S. military raid
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/world/2019/10/27/US-special-operations-raid-target-ISIS-leader-Syria-al-Baghdadi/stories/201910270192

UPMC breaks ground on hospital in China, 4 more in the works
https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/upmc-breaks-ground-on-hospital-in-china-4-more-in-the-works/