President Joe Biden in Philadelphia for Labor Day parade: Route, closures, and updates (inquirer.com)

Senator Carolyn Comitta Goes Back to School at the Oscar Lasko YMCA and Childcare Center (newsbreak.com)

Pennsylvania Senate moves budget bills, but key cash still stuck | 90.5 WESA

Pennsylvania is considering an earlier 2024 presidential primary, partly to avoid voting on Passover (wtaj.com)

Ahead of school year, Philadelphia activists, federal lawmakers push for federal assault weapons ban – Opera News (dailyadvent.com)

Calls for stronger gun policy continue ahead of school year – WHYY

8th ANNUAL PHILADELPHIA LEGACIES PORTRAIT & COMMUNITY AWARDS | 4809 Germantown Avenue,Philadelphia,19138,US, Wyncote, PA | October 1, 2023 (happeningnext.com)

Pennsylvania’s budget reaches deja vu | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Legacy Admissions Under Fire: Carleton Abandons, Georgetown Students Petition, Pa. Senator Proposes Ban – WorldNewsEra

Empowering Seniors: September Financial Education & Investor Outreach Events by PA DoBS – MyChesCo

Pa. considers moving 2024 presidential primary from April to March | 90.5 WESA

Bill to move Pa.’s spring primary earlier would put time crunch on election officials | Election | dailyitem.com

Garfield Community Farm hosts environmental justice event | 90.5 WESA

Pennsylvania Senate bills rekindle fight over Gov. Shapiro’s school voucher deal | PhillyVoice

Mortgage assistance program launches after 2022 redlining settlement – Opera News (dailyadvent.com)

Mary Gay Scanlon joins Philly advocates in calling for assault weapons ban – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Neighbors helpless after nearby construction damages properties | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com


What Is The Future Of Remote Work? : Consider This from NPR : NPR

Changing economics means legacy airlines are leaving regional airports : NPR

Tomy is recalling more than 85,000 highchairs that pose a fall risk : NPR

Google to offer technology-focused courses to Pa. students | WITF

Job growth exceeds economists’ expectations as unemployment inches up – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Weis Markets recalls one flavor of ice cream because of risk of allergic reaction – pennlive.com

Smoked sausage recalled because it may have bone fragments in it – pennlive.com

New company launched to include Ann Taylor, Loft and Talbots – pennlive.com


Ex-Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio to be sentenced today : NPR

Two ex-Proud Boys leaders get longest prison terms yet for seditious conspiracy | National | thecentersquare.com

Two union reps arrested in incident at Harrisburg Area Community College – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Suspect surrenders to police after hours-long standoff in Pa.: reports – pennlive.com

Man found in central Pa. lake died from self-inflicted gunshot: coroner – pennlive.com


The story behind UNC’s Daily Tar Heel front page after the campus shooting : NPR

College credits no more for state trooper cadets | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Penn State football ticket scams on the rise | WITF


One year out, here’s what we know about how the presidential race will look on Labor Day 2024 (aol.com)


Idalia Florida damage leaves fishing communities fighting to rebuild : The Picture Show : NPR

State invites online environmental health concerns | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

New federal water pollution rule draws mixed reaction – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

100-degree temps possible in central Pa. during end-of-summer heat wave – pennlive.com


Changing economics means legacy airlines are leaving regional airports : NPR

‘Field of dreams’ electric vehicle transition policy scrutinized | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Plan to export Pennsylvania natural gas by rail sidetracked by feds – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Gas price relief is on the way but it could be ‘a bumpy ride’ to get there – pennlive.com

Gun Safety

Mary Gay Scanlon joins Philly advocates in calling for assault weapons ban – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)


Prescription fruits and vegetables work to improve heart health : Shots – Health News : NPR

Overdose Prevention Program launched to limit deaths | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

State News

Google to offer technology-focused courses to Pa. students | WITF

Pa .will end state funding anti-abortion counseling centers | WITF

PA’s Second Family Announces Birth of Daughter (politicspa.com)

Pa. Lt. Gov. Austin Davis announces birth of daughter – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Scenes from Pittsburgh’s Labor Day parade | TribLIVE.com

Biden-Harris Targeting PA With New Ad (politicspa.com)

New Biden 2024 campaign ad to debut in Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

National News

11 Democrats Vie for Rhode Island House Seat – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

First Lady Tests Positive for Covid, but President Does Not – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Biden visits Florida to see hurricane damage : NPR

Burning Man Updates: Attendees Begin to Leave Festival Site – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

From Mississippi to Bahrain to See the Future of the Navy – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Facing Threats, U.S. Navy Struggles to Modernize Its Ships – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Up First Briefing: Labor Day; Hollywood strikes; ‘union boom’ busted : NPR

SpaceX Crew-6 NASA mission splashes down off Florida after ISS stay ends : NPR

U.S. oil production returns to pre-pandemic levels | National | thecentersquare.com

States with weaker marijuana laws see more impaired driving, report says | National | thecentersquare.com

Report: U.S. nuclear infrastructure projects over budget, decade behind schedule | National | thecentersquare.com

Family blames spicy ‘one chip challenge’ for Massachusett student’s death – pennlive.com

Local News

Erie Coke site clean-up may cost taxpayers millions | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Memorial at Capitol marks International Overdose Awareness Day (abc27.com)

Lehigh Valley teacher shortage: Schools see small applicant pool, substitute concerns (mcall.com)

Lower Saucon Township sets committee to explore future library options, including going digital (mcall.com)

Great Allentown Fair ends on hot note with ‘crash of the car’ | Entertainment News | wfmz.com

Montgomery County receives $45,000 employment-related digital literacy grant (mainlinemedianews.com)

Audio walking tour shows, tells downtown Scranton’s history | News | thetimes-tribune.com

Summer’s last stand | Times Leader


As heat grips region, cooling centers set to open | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Suspect in custody following overnight standoff in McKeesport | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh attorney sues judge for having him arrested and brought to court in chains for a civil suit | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Three trends to monitor as summer gives way to fall | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Morning Roundup: Pittsburgh looking for archers for its deer-culling pilot | TribLIVE.com

Scenes from Pittsburgh’s Labor Day parade | TribLIVE.com


Mary Gay Scanlon joins Philly advocates in calling for assault weapons ban – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Top Black labor leaders paving way for equal rights, fair pay | Local News | phillytrib.com

Biden celebrates unions and job creation during a Philadelphia Labor Day appearance | Local News | phillytrib.com

Former mortgage lender accused of redlining sets up $18.4M fund for minority homebuyers | Local News | phillytrib.com

3.5 million businesses owned by Black people in the U.S. | Local News | phillytrib.com