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Legislature

State senator doesn’t have legal standing to block Sunoco’s Mariner East construction, Pa. court says
https://www.inquirer.com/business/energy/mariner-east-pipeline-dinniman-case-pennsylvania-court-ruling-20190909.html

Court rejects Dinniman standing to challenge pipeline
https://www.dailylocal.com/news/local/court-rejects-dinniman-standing-to-challenge-pipeline/article_6d36ef7e-d348-11e9-a05d-efaaa1286f7d.html

Pa. House of Representatives voluntary buyout offer accepted by 63 employees
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/09/pa-house-of-representatives-voluntary-buyout-offer-accepted-by-63-employees.html

Pa. farmers look to state and federal lawmakers for industry relief
https://www.witf.org/2019/09/09/pa-farmers-seek-relief-from-state-and-federal-lawmakers-this-fall/

Sen. John DiSanto, brother pay delinquent $14K property tax bill
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/09/sen-john-disanto-brother-pay-delinquent-14k-property-tax-bill.html

A treatment or a risk?: New IV services need to be regulated for safety
https://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2019/09/10/IV-services-treatment-risk-regulation/stories/201908270003

After a smooth spring, can Wolf, GOP lawmakers keep the good vibrations rolling this fall? | Fletcher McClellan
https://www.penncapital-star.com/commentary/after-a-smooth-spring-can-wolf-gop-lawmakers-keep-the-good-vibrations-rolling-this-fall-fletcher-mcclellan/

Administration

Wolf administration to give away free Naloxone at health centers in Western Pennsylvania
https://triblive.com/local/regional/wolf-administration-to-give-away-free-naloxone-at-health-centers-in-western-pennsylvania/

Free naloxone to be distributed in Luzerne County
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/free-naloxone-to-be-distributed-in-luzerne-county-1.2530947

State health centers giving away naloxone twice this month
https://www.timesonline.com/news/20190909/state-health-centers-giving-away-naloxone-twice-this-month

Business

Amazon is looking to hire 30,000, plans nationwide job fairs. Some posts pay more than $100,000
https://www.inquirer.com/wires/ap/fill-30000-jobs-amazon-plans-hiring-events-6-cities-20190909.html

Barletta to lead coalition to protect Italian-made goods from tariffs
https://www.timesleader.com/news/755275/barletta-to-lead-coalition-to-protect-italian-made-goods-from-tariffs

Editorial: Continued decline of Kmart is tough for communities
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/continued-decline-of-kmart-is-tough-for-communities

Amid trade uncertainty, Pennsylvania sheds manufacturing jobs
https://www.witf.org/2019/09/09/amid-trade-uncertainty-pennsylvania-sheds-manufacturing-jobs/

Airbnb generates $68 million throughout state
https://www.timesonline.com/news/20190909/airbnb-generates-68-million-throughout-state

Crime/Punishment

A record 21 lifers are up for commutation in Pa. Does this presage a new era for the Board of Pardons?
https://www.inquirer.com/news/pennsylvania-board-of-pardons-lieutenant-governor-john-fetterman-commutation-life-sentence-20190910.html

Suspect in custody after 3 stabbed in East Pittsburgh
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2019/09/10/Suspect-in-custody-3-stabbed-East-Pittsburgh/stories/201909090173

Gateway High School football player arrested in connection with armed robbery
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2019/09/09/Gateway-High-School-football-Jaquan-Thomas-arrested-suspect-armed-robbery/stories/201909090102

Ex-prison shows animated films made by incarcerated artists
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/state/2019/09/09/Ex-prison-shows-animated-films-made-by-incarcerated-artists/stories/201909090108

Ex-Montco sheriff’s deputy pleads guilty to federal child porn charges
https://www.inquirer.com/news/matthew-laver-montgomery-county-sheriff-child-porn-20190909.html

Priest fights alleged victim’s anonymity
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/priest-fights-alleged-victim-s-anonymity-1.2531037

Should prisons use solitary confinement? Advocates condemn it; officials say there is a need
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/09/should-prisons-use-solitary-confinement-advocates-condemn-it-officials-say-there-is-a-need.html

After inmate’s death, activist’s arrest, community members distrustful of prison officials, law enforcement
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/09/after-inmates-death-activists-arrest-community-members-distrustful-of-prison-officials-law-enforcement.html

Education

Jeannette to hire private firm to bolster football game security
https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/jeannette-to-hire-private-firm-to-bolster-football-game-security/

Dallas students start at new intermediate school
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/dallas-students-start-at-new-intermediate-school-1.2530982

Berks County steps up to help Reading teachers provide students with school supplies
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/berks-county-steps-up-to-help-struggling-reading-teachers

Reading School District’s teachers start the school year without a contract
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/readings-teachers-start-school-year-without-a-contract

For college students with type 1 diabetes, tips for managing the disease on their own
https://www.inquirer.com/health/type-one-diabetes-college-students-20190910.html

Delaware Valley University will no longer require SAT, ACT scores from applicants in most programs
https://www.inquirer.com/education/test-admission-optional-sat-delaware-valley-university-20190909.html

If Pat Narduzzi wants to silence anyone during Pitt-Penn State week, maybe it shouldn’t be his players but himself
https://www.pennlive.com/pennstatefootball/2019/09/if-pat-narduzzi-wants-to-silence-anyone-during-pitt-penn-state-week-maybe-it-shouldnt-be-his-players-but-himself.html

Swarthmore professor urges colleagues to cancel class for climate strike
https://www.witf.org/2019/09/10/swarthmore-professor-urges-colleagues-to-cancel-class-for-climate-strike/

Elections/Politics

Pa. introducing online absentee ballot applications
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/state/2019/09/09/Pa-introducing-online-absentee-ballot-applications/stories/201909090144

Pennsylvania to launch online application for absentee ballots
https://www.timesleader.com/news/755214/pennsylvania-to-launch-online-application-for-absentee-ballots

Starting Sept. 16, Pennsylvanians can apply for absentee ballots online
https://www.penncapital-star.com/blog/starting-sept-16-pennsylvanians-can-apply-for-absentee-ballots-online/

Online absentee ballot applications are coming to Pennsylvania
https://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/online-absentee-ballot-applications-are-coming-to-pennsylvania/Content?oid=15811351

Can Joe Sestak go from an Econo Lodge in Iowa to the White House? He thinks so.
https://www.inquirer.com/news/joe-sestak-candidate-president-fundraiser-wayne-politics-pennsylvania-20190909.html

Here’s where Pennsylvania, a swing state in the 2020 election, stands on Trump
https://www.ydr.com/story/news/politics/elections/2019/09/10/2020-election-donald-trump-how-pennsylvania-swing-state-feels-about-president/2196431001/

Gaming

Sports betting is a small piece of Penn National’s pie, but it’s growing
https://www.readingeagle.com/business-weekly/article/sports-gaming-part-of-penn-nationals-growing-footprint

Health Care

UPMC’s board is a silent but powerful force in fate of region’s health care
https://newsinteractive.post-gazette.com/UPMC-highmark-board-of-directors-nonprofit-health-care-shapiro-pittsburgh/

Women pediatricians earn less than men — and work more at home, study finds
https://www.inquirer.com/health/pediatricians-women-unequal-pay-more-housework-and-childcare-study-20190910.html

Newborn Screenings are vitally important in Pa. | Opinion
https://www.inquirer.com/opinion/commentary/newborn-screening-rare-disease-infant-mortality-20190910.html

Local News

Tally of Luzerne County flood buyouts updated
https://www.timesleader.com/news/755272/tally-of-luzerne-county-flood-buyouts-updated

Mural project brightens Edwardsville, Kingston, Luzerne
https://www.timesleader.com/news/755264/mural-project-brightens-edwardsville-kingston-luzerne

Working toward ‘a better Plymouth
https://www.timesleader.com/news/755270/working-toward-a-better-plymouth

Protesters say Children and Youth seizing kids over medical marijuana
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/protesters-say-children-and-youth-seizing-kids-over-medical-marijuana-1.2531042

Hanover Twp. officials approve tax break for new PSP facility
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/hanover-twp-officials-approve-tax-break-for-new-psp-facility-1.2531036

Greater Wilkes-Barre Taxpayers’ Coalition meets Wednesday
https://www.timesleader.com/news/755257/greater-wilkes-barre-taxpayers-coalition-meets-wednesday

Haverford commissioners announce reinstatement of Bon Air Fire Company — pending changes
https://www.inquirer.com/news/bon-air-fire-update-haverford-proud-boys-20190909.html

Bon Air Fire Company to accept volunteer’s resignation; Haverford will reinstate company
https://www.delcotimes.com/news/bon-air-fire-company-to-accept-volunteer-s-resignation-haverford/article_dec3990d-4112-54e2-b36b-76f1c6849287.html

Bensalem hopes first-of-its-kind telemedicine program reduces treatment barriers
https://www.buckscountycouriertimes.com/news/20190909/bensalem-hopes-first-of-its-kind-telemedicine-program-reduces-treatment-barriers

Contested Upper Dublin library project gets $1 million boost in state grant money
https://www.inquirer.com/news/pennsylvania/upper-dublin-library-redevelopment-assistance-capital-program-1-million-20190909.html

Westmoreland tax sale draws huge crowd, pulls in $1.08M
https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/westmoreland-tax-sale-draws-huge-crowd-potentially-record-proceeds/

VA will host town-hall meeting with veterans in Hempfield
https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/va-will-host-town-hall-meeting-with-veterans-in-greensburg/

Brackenridge tries more ways to go after delinquent taxes, blight
https://triblive.com/local/valley-news-dispatch/brackenridge-tries-more-ways-to-go-after-delinquent-taxes-blight/

Fountain Hill needs money or it may replace its police coverage. Why one official thinks St. Luke’s needs to help
https://www.mcall.com/news/local/mc-nws-fountain-hill-mtng-resched-20190909-chkg4nspqrhb7jhwcby2nex4n4-story.html

On controversial Slate Belt sludge-treatment plant, township planners give it a thumbs down
https://www.mcall.com/business/mc-biz-slate-belt-sludge-plant-20190910-7hxx4umk4vcd5lmvk754wtjfbm-story.html

National News

A federal judge reinstates the nationwide injunction against Trump’s asylum rule
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2019/09/09/Trump-asylum-nationwide-injunction-rule-judge-reinstates/stories/201909090176

Philly

Philly Mayor Jim Kenney hopes to pick permanent police commissioner by end of 2019
https://www.inquirer.com/news/mayor-jim-kenney-police-commissioner-search-perf-20190909.html

City officials expect to hire new police commissioner by year end
https://www.phillytrib.com/news/local_news/city-officials-expect-to-hire-new-police-commissioner-by-year/article_3d4f61b2-506c-5a34-9207-277a908e31f1.html

Philly courts, DA Larry Krasner try to speed up prosecutions of nonfatal shooting cases
https://www.inquirer.com/news/philadelphia-court-system-da-larry-krasner-non-fatal-shooting-prosecutions-20190909.html

Penn’s head of counseling and psychological services dies by suicide at Center City building
https://www.inquirer.com/news/unviersity-of-pennsylvania-death-psychological-services-20190909.html

Elizabeth Warren endorses third-party progressive running for Philly City Council
https://www.inquirer.com/news/elizabeth-warren-endorses-kendra-brooks-philly-city-council-20190909.html

Philly is among the worst U.S. cities for Gen Z, report says
https://www.inquirer.com/news/generation-z-moving-to-philadelphia-among-worst-in-united-states-report-says-safety-ai-foreign-born-20190909.html

Jody Greenblatt tapped to lead scandal-plagued Philadelphia Mayor’s Fund
https://www.inquirer.com/news/philadelphia-mayors-fund-corruption-scandal-new-executive-director-20190909.html

William McSwain, drop the supervised injection site lawsuit and let Philly save lives | Editorial
https://www.inquirer.com/opinion/editorials/supervised-injection-site-philadelphia-safehouse-us-attorney-william-mcswain-20190910.html

The Kenney administration’s Trump-like new policy is bad for journalism — and Philly | Opinion
https://www.inquirer.com/opinion/commentary/jim-kenney-mayor-philadelphia-magazine-phillymag-jim-engler-20190909.html

Black leaders: More cops fired over alleged racist, violent Facebook postings
https://www.phillytrib.com/news/local_news/black-leaders-more-cops-fired-over-alleged-racist-violent-facebook/article_552e9ef7-ebc5-5370-942f-2e28427a30a9.html

Pitt

Peduto joins mayors at White House to pressure Senate vote on gun control bills
https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/peduto-meeting-with-white-house-officials-on-gun-control/

Residents voice concerns over proposed Shadyside development
https://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2019/09/10/East-End-residents-conersn-proposed-Shadyside-development-Shady-Hill-Center/stories/201909100062

Shadyside church to host Tree of Life’s High Holy Day services
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/faith-religion/2019/09/09/Tree-of-Life-Calvary-Episcopal-Rosh-Hashana-Yom-Kippur/stories/201909090141

City Council to host fact-finding meeting on Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy agreement, ballot proposal Wednesday
https://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2019/09/09/City-Council-Pittsburgh-Parks-Conservancy-agreement-ballot-proposal-property-taxes/stories/201909090103

Pittsburgh group to visit for moonlight hike on Roaring Run and history tour
https://triblive.com/local/valley-news-dispatch/pittsburgh-group-to-visit-for-moonlight-hike-on-roaring-run-and-history-tour/

Shootings

Man shot in city early Monday; no suspects yet
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/man-shot-in-city-early-monday-no-suspects-yet&template=ourcityart

State News

Was there a different regulatory path for the ruptured Revolution pipeline?
https://www.post-gazette.com/business/powersource/2019/09/10/Revolution-pipeline-Energy-Transfer-Pennsylvania-DEP-Beaver-County-Conservation-District/stories/201909100007

William W. Vogel, 92, former president judge of the Montgomery County Court
https://www.inquirer.com/obituaries/judge-william-vogel-montgomery-county-court-common-pleas-20190909.html

Green tongue? Eyelid tremors? Legal medical marijuana makes traffic stops more complicated
https://www.post-gazette.com/business/healthcare-business/2019/09/08/medical-marijuana-police-traffic-stop-eyelid-tremors-green-tint-tongue-drinking/stories/201909080075

Double your elk watching: Murrysville company sets up live webcam in Benezette
https://triblive.com/local/valley-news-dispatch/double-your-elk-watching-murrysville-company-sets-up-live-webcam-in-benezette/

State launches student-led voter registration program
https://www.timesleader.com/news/755197/state-launches-student-led-voter-registration-program

Pennsylvanians have a landmark opportunity to strengthen rules to make pipelines safer | Opinion
https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2019/09/pennsylvanians-have-a-landmark-opportunity-to-strengthen-rules-to-make-pipelines-safer-opinion.html

Protesters rally, march along pipeline route
https://www.dailylocal.com/news/local/protesters-rally-march-along-pipeline-route/article_6b8975ee-d329-11e9-aeee-07a5ed26efec.html

UGI will build new 47,500-square-foot training center
https://www.pennlive.com/life/2019/09/ugi-will-build-new-47500-square-foot-training-center.html

That’s not mud on your yard furniture, but spotted lanternfly egg masses. Pennsylvania wants you to have no mercy.
https://www.mcall.com/news/local/mc-nws-spotted-lanternfly-eggs-20190909-ljbv253rujg7xjsj5azrlv6jny-story.html

Transportation

Study: What’s the cheapest nationwide car insurer in Pennsylvania?
https://www.pennlive.com/life/2019/08/study-whats-the-cheapest-nationwide-car-insurer-in-pennsylvania.html

Washington

House panel to hold vote on defining parameters of impeachment investigation
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2019/09/09/House-impeachment-Trump-probe-vote/stories/201909090174

White House weighs controversial plan on mental illness and mass shootings
https://www.inquirer.com/politics/mass-shootings-mental-illness-white-house-proposal-20190909.html