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Legislature

Lawmakers return to governor’s fall ‘conversation openers’
https://www.poconorecord.com/news/20190921/lawmakers-return-to-governors-fall-conversation-openers
At brunch, Kaufer boasts veteran-related proposals
https://www.timesleader.com/news/756535/at-brunch-kaufer-boasts-veteran-related-proposals

 

Elections

Warren passes Biden and takes the lead in a prized Iowa poll
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2019/09/21/Iowa-Democratic-poll-Elizabeth-Warren-Biden/stories/201909210096
Beyond the Byline: Young people, get out and vote
https://www.timesleader.com/news/756537/beyond-the-byline-young-people-get-out-and-vote
State NewsWolf reviewing Erie re-entry program’s funding needs
https://www.goerie.com/news/20190922/wolf-reviewing-erie-re-entry-programs-funding-needs
BusinessSymptoms of financial stress surfaced before Coordinated Health’s sale announcement
https://www.mcall.com/business/mc-biz-coordinated-health-financial-problems-20190921-x2mfz5pyyjez7azpapyufc2yhu-story.html

 

US News

‘It feels a little bit like a seizure.’ Andrew McCabe reminisces on his time with Trump, at the FBI at Lancaster Democratic Committee banquet
https://lancasteronline.com/news/local/it-feels-a-little-bit-like-a-seizure-andrew-mccabe/article_b3c5429e-dcdd-11e9-a3f6-9f5643798327.html
If he can beat cancer, award-winning author believes America can defeat racism
https://lancasteronline.com/features/if-he-can-beat-cancer-award-winning-author-believes-america/article_930a3d5c-dbd9-11e9-ba5e-2f36c3b22d99.html
Iran vows to lead Gulf security, as US sends more troops
https://www.inquirer.com/news/nation-world/iran-vows-lead-gulf-security-us-sends-more-troops-20190922.html
Nobel laureate starts fund for survivors of sexual violence
https://www.inquirer.com/news/nation-world/nobel-laureate-starts-fund-survivors-sexual-violence-20190922.html

 

Local News

State’s smallest daily paper finds success with happy news
https://www.poconorecord.com/news/20190921/states-smallest-daily-paper-finds-success-with-happy-news
Young drivers get to speed and spin out on safe driving course in Allentown
https://www.mcall.com/news/breaking/mc-nws-street-survival-course-20190921-6p7bw5edtrgzdognenykfu7zg4-story.html
Authority to test sewer discharge
http://www.altoonamirror.com/news/local-news/2019/09/authority-to-test-sewer-discharge/
Nature, reading combined in family event in Hazleton
https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/nature-reading-combined-in-family-event-in-hazleton-1.2536133
Mahanoy City council adopts daily vehicle inspection policy
https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/mahanoy-city-council-adopts-daily-vehicle-inspection-policy-1.2536128
Planning continues on proposed industrial facility in city
https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/planning-continues-on-proposed-industrial-facility-in-city-1.2536155
Water Street bicycle proposal draws interest, skepticism
https://lancasteronline.com/news/local/water-street-bicycle-proposal-draws-interest-skepticism/article_f139e2f6-dbed-11e9-99d0-275cab301c42.html
Top Star wins ‘zombie’ liquor license from Berks in $51,900 bid
https://www.readingeagle.com/money/article/top-star-inc-wins-liquor-license-from-berksWest Reading Fall Festival: ‘There’s a lot of energy out there’
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/west-reading-fall-festival-theres-a-lot-of-energy-out-there
Scranton community leader battling brain cancer lives his faith in helping others
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/scranton-community-leader-battling-brain-cancer-lives-his-faith-in-helping-others-1.2536234
‘Wings for All’ offers an airline experience
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/wings-for-all-offers-an-airline-experience-1.2536335
Hazleton man suspected of threatening two schools
https://www.timesleader.com/news/756555/hazleton-man-suspected-of-threatening-two-schools

 

Environment

Last straw of plastic pollutionhttps://www.goerie.com/opinion/20190920/matthew-rink-last-straw-of-plastic-pollution
Afield: Monarch butterfly migration to to set Pennsylvania skies ablaze with color
https://www.centredaily.com/sports/outdoors/article235317097.html#storylink=topdigest_latest

 

Health

Rare disease that can be deadly to humans and horses spotted in Pa.: Here’s what to look for
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/09/rare-possibly-fatal-horse-disease-spotted-in-pa-heres-what-to-look-for.html
State experts say you should get your well tested annually
https://lancasteronline.com/news/local/state-experts-say-you-should-get-your-well-tested-annually/article_5504c1ce-dbea-11e9-b542-ebf3d4df70f3.html

 

Philadelphia

Corner bars want a piece of the action as sports betting moves out of the shadows
https://www.inquirer.com/business/sports-betting-moves-into-bars-buffalo-wild-wings-mgm-konektv-joe-hand-20190922.html
Arcadia University introduces men’s and women’s hockey — and a female African-American coach
https://www.inquirer.com/college-sports/arcadia-ice-hockey-kelsey-koelzer-coach-20190921.html
‘Downton Abbey’ stars visit Philly with their ‘bubble bath’ of a movie, and find themselves bathed in admiration
https://www.inquirer.com/entertainment/movies/downton-abbey-movie-philadelphia-20190920.html
This art exhibit takes a community approach to La Ofrenda by collecting Philly Latinos’ belongings
https://www.inquirer.com/news/south-philly-altar-la-ofrenda-art-installation-20190919.html
Pitt runs ‘Philly Special’ on fourth down to beat Central Florida in upset victory
https://www.inquirer.com/college-sports/pitt-philly-special-ucf-eagles-trick-play-pat-narduzzi-doug-pederson-20190921.html

 

Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh International Airport to be debt free — for now
https://www.post-gazette.com/business/development/2019/09/21/Pittsburgh-International-Airport-to-be-debt-free-for-now/stories/201909210033
Protesters urge boycott at North Side gas station where police say owners assaulted customers
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2019/09/21/Pittsburgh-Police-gas-station-fight-North-Side-Brighton-Road/stories/201909210045
Westmoreland flooded with 124M pain pills
https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/westmoreland-county-flooded-with-124m-pain-pills-during-critical-period-of-opioid-crisis/
A flowing river of painkillers, all perfectly legal
https://triblive.com/local/valley-news-dispatch/a-flowing-river-of-painkillers-all-perfectly-legal/
‘Pitt Special’ propels Panthers to a special upset over No. 15 UCF
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2019/09/21/How-Pitt-stunned-No-15-UCF-in-35-34-upset-kenny-pickett/stories/201909210072