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* Thousands of protesters in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh took to the streets to rage against an impending Trump presidency.

* Election results show that Hillary Clinton carried only Southeastern Pennsylvania, and with slimmer margins in the suburbs than analysts predicted, according to the Inquirer.

* Former Gov. Ed Rendell said coping with Hillary Clinton’s loss was “like sitting shiva,” reports the Patriot News.

* Consoling city residents and fellow Democrats despondent over a Trump victory, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said “no one will tear us apart,” PhillyVoice writes.

* Former Philly Mayor Michael Nutter said there was “no reason” Trump should have won Pennsylvania, according to NBC-10.

* Philly GOP chair Joe DeFelice said president-elect Donald Trump will pay “a lot of attention to the city,” Billy Penn reports.

* Immigrant groups in PA expressed fears of oppression and discrimination under a Trump presidency, the Inquirer writes.

* The head of an Amish PAC formed solely to boost turnout for Trump vowed to continue and expand that work in upcoming elections, according to the Patriot News.

* Nearly two million in the Philadelphia area could lose health care coverage if a promised GOP repeal of the Affordable Care Act goes through, according to WHYY.

* PA’s coal and gas industry is ecstatic over Trump’s plans to deregulate the industry and gut environmental regulations, State Impact reports.

* Election Day turnout in Pennsylvania exceeded 68 percent – roughly the same as 2012, the Patriot News writes.

* Philadelphia residents approved $184 million in new bond spending for a variety of public works projects, PhillyMag writes.

* Three Philadelphia-area state house races remained undecided as of yesterday afternoon, writes the Inquirer.

* Philadelphia issued demolition permits for a controversial development project in the historic Jeweler’s Row area, WHYY reports.



* The Intelligencer calls Trump’s victory a case of the “silent majority” in America finding its voice again.

* The Daily News’ Will Bunch asks the question on the minds of countless parents since early Wednesday morning: How do I talk to my kids about President Trump?

* WHYY’s Dick Polman listens to what he calls the “primal scream” of voters who put Trump in the White House and tries to translate it.

* The York Dispatch hopes that those disappointed by voters’ failure to elect the first female president will follow the example of Susan B. Anthony and keep fighting to make this country better through inclusion.

* LancasterOnline has a nuanced take on the road to be travelled by America after Trump’s victory.

* The Daily Times wonders if Trump can become the country’s Uniter-in-Chief.

* The York Daily Record notes the historic victory of Democrat Carol Hill-Evans as the first woman and African American to become the PA Rep. for the 95th District.


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9 a.m. - Mayor Kenney will attend Commissioner Hairston’s viewing and funeral service. New Covenant Church, 7500 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia.

10 a.m. - Gov. Wolf will announce the Pennsylvania Network of Care Service for Veterans. Governor’s Reception Room, Main Capitol Building, Harrisburg.

11 a.m. - Mayor Kenney will be in attendance as the United States Marine Corps celebrates its 241st birthday in the city where it was founded. City Hall, North Apron, Philadelphia.

12 p.m. - Mayor Kenney will read a City Proclamation as part of MANNA’s “Pie in the Sky” fundraising drive. MANNA prepares and delivers nutritious and medically appropriate meals and provides nutrition counseling to those battling life threatening illnesses; proceeds from this event will allow MANNA deliver traditional, hot Thanksgiving dinners to their clients and families. 2323 Ranstead St., Philadelphia.

2:45 p.m. - Mayor Kenney will join Executive Director of the Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity Mitchell Little as he releases the Shared Prosperity Progress Report at the 3rd Annual Uniting to Fight Poverty Summit. Arch Street Meeting House, 320 Arch St., Philadelphia.


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KICKER: "If we believe the things we're talking about, such as infrastructure investment…we should work with him. Just because President Trump proposes it, that doesn't mean we should object to it." – Former Gov. Ed Rendell suggests bridge-building in the wake of a stunning loss for Democrats. From the Morning Call.