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Legislature

How other states’ lawmakers have dealt with sex abuse legislation, and why Pa’s may be behind
http://www.mcall.com/news/breaking/mc-nws-priest-sex-abuse-bills-20180827-story.html – nt=oft12aH-3la1

Their view: Balance is key to tax fairness in Pa.
https://www.timesleader.com/opinion/op-ed/717512/their-view-balance-is-key-to-tax-fairness-in-pa

 

State News

Lost 1779 legislative journal returned to Pennsylvania
http://www.mcall.com/news/nationworld/pennsylvania/mc-nws-pennsylvania-revolutionary-war-legislative-journal-20180907-story.html – nt=oft12aH-3gp2

States eye Pennsylvania’s clergy probe as court battle looms
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/09/states_eye_pennsylvanias_clerg.html

 

Opioid Crisis

Lehigh Valley doesn’t have enough treatment beds to keep up with opioid addictions
http://www.mcall.com/news/opioids/mc-nws-opioid-roundtable-treatment-20180814-story.html – nt=oft12aH-3li3

 

Local News

Conner’s status brings cheers from western Pa.
http://www.goerie.com/sports/20180909/jeff-kirik-conners-status-brings-cheers-from-western-pa

Berks County schools receive funds for taking displaced students
http://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/berks-county-schools-recieve-funds-for-taking-in-displaced-students

Reading Science Center moves forward
http://www.readingeagle.com/money/article/reading-science-center-moves-forward

Social media changes the way business market to consumers
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/social-media-changes-the-way-businesses-market-to-consumers-1.2383543

 

Environment

Groups at odds over stream protection
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/groups-at-odds-over-stream-protection-1.2383773

Judge: plaintiff failed to name Scranton Sewer Authority as defendant in lawsuit stemming from sewer sale
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/judge-plaintiff-failed-to-name-scranton-sewer-authority-as-defendant-in-lawsuit-stemming-from-sewer-sale-1.2383721

Wayne County wins injunction against dam demolition
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/wayne-county-wins-injunction-against-dam-demolition-1.2383248

 

Elections

Effort to get out the vote in Reading underway
http://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/effort-to-get-out-the-vote-in-reading-underway

Gun safety tour supporting veterans running for Congress stops in Heidelberg
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-state/2018/09/08/Conor-Lamb-Mark-Kelly-Dan-Helmer-Gabby-Giffords-VoteVets-Sandy-Hook/stories/201809080072

 

Washington D.C

Lawyer: Trump doesn’t think Stormy Daniels’ deal is valid
http://www.goerie.com/zz/news/20180909/lawyer-trump-doesnt-think-stormy-daniels-deal-is-valid

Embattled over handling of clergy sex abuse, archbishop calls for ‘season of healing’
https://www.pennlive.com/nation-world/2018/09/embattled_over_handling_of_cle.html

Trump administration met with, rebuffed Venezuelan officers who said they were plotting a coup, officials say
http://www.philly.com/philly/news/nation_world/trump-administration-venezuela-military-coup-20180908.html

Apple faces Trump’s ire after company says its products would be hurt by tariffs
http://www.philly.com/philly/news/nation_world/donald-trump-apple-tweet-china-tariffs-20180908.html

 

Philadelphia

Thousands of naked cyclists take over Philadelphia for the 10th year: Philly Naked Bike Ride 2018
https://www.pennlive.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2018/09/thousands_of_naked_cyclists_ta.html

In Chester County, hundreds of homes to rise near historic Greystone Hall
http://www.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/greystone-hall-west-goshen-township-sale-jerrehian-20180906.html

Catholics seeking reform gather to pray, decry grand jury sex-abuse report
http://www.philly.com/philly/news/catholics-sex-abuse-grand-jury-pennsylvania-20180908.html

Old schools, hot buildings: A ‘public health concern’?
http://www2.philly.com/philly/education/old-schools-hot-buildings-public-health-concern-philadelphia-yeadon-20180908.html

 

Pittsburgh

Editorial: Common ground is being missed by left and right alike
https://triblive.com/opinion/editorials/14059285-74/editorial-common-ground-is-being-missed-by-left-and-right-alike

Liginoier: A quaint throwback to the past, the way many residents like it
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2018/09/09/Ligonier-pennsylvania-laurel-highlands-our-towns-westmoreland-county/stories/201809010015

A Catholic superstorm staggers a weakened church
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/faith-religion/2018/09/09/roman-catholic-sexual-abuse-pope-francis-cardinal-donald-wuerl-bishop-david-zubik/stories/201809060209

Steelers-Browns season opener is a made for TV drama
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2018/09/09/Steelers-Browns-season-opener-Sunday-is-a-made-for-TV-drama-Hue-Jackson-Todd-Haley-Randy-Fichtner-Bruce-Arians-Ken-Whisenhunt-Ben-Roethlisberger-mike-tomlin/stories/201809090124

 

Penn State vs. Pitt

‘We knew it was coming:’ How PSU turned a 4th down stop into a blowout over Pitt
http://www.mcall.com/sports/college/psu/mc-spt-penn-state-football-pitt-follow-20180909-story.html – nt=oft03a-2gp3

Penn State demolishes Pitt 51-6 at Heinz Field
https://www.pennlive.com/pennstatefootball/index.ssf/2018/09/penn_state_does_what_it_wants.html

Pitt-Penn State: Nittany Lions crush the Panthers on ’frustrating’ night at Heinz Field
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2018/09/08/pitt-penn-state-live-updates-abc-heinz-field-pittsburgh/stories/201809080075