A look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday:
MORE THAN 81,000 PENNSYLVANIANS ENROLLED UNDER NEW FEDERAL HEALTHCARE LAW
But federal officials still can’t say how many of those enrolled were uninsured before the law, and how many had been among the state’s 4.7 million people with insurance before their plans were canceled because of the new law.
PHILADELPHIA TAKING BLIGHTED PROPERTIES TO THE LAND BANK
Mayor Michael Nutter has signed an ordinance establishing a public authority responsible for overseeing about 40,000 empty parcels citywide. About 75 percent are privately owned, while the rest are spread among several city departments. The city is now among more than 100 other communities nationwide with land banks.
STATE SENATOR RETIRES TO HEAD FARM SHOW COMPLEX AND EXPO CENTER
Mike Waugh, a York County Republican, had previously announced he wouldn’t run for re-election before resigning Monday from the Senate seat he has held since 1998.
PHILADELPHIA JOINS LOS ANGELES, MINNEAPOLIS IN OFFERING GAY-FRIENDLY AFFORDABLE HOUSING
The John C. Anderson Apartments offer 56 units with monthly rents ranging from $192 to $786, depending on income. None of the residents can earn more than $33,000 annually.
FEDERAL JUDGE ALLOWS GIRL TO WRESTLE ON BOYS’ MIDDLE SCHOOL TEAM
U.S. District Judge Matthew Brann of Williamsport says the Line Mountain School District failed to justify its reasons for preventing girls from wrestling with boys. The school district had argued there are psychological, physical and moral risks for girls wrestling boys.