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PA Senate committee to hold hearing in Pittsburgh on methane emissions

Speed cameras coming to Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania utility regulator speaks out against state Senate’s nuclear bailout bill

Bill proposes tax break for Olympians in Pennsylvania

Mariner East 1 pipeline back in operation

Officials discuss strategy to keep Berks Heim in county hands

Naming state amphibian promotes education, environment, senator says

How many hellbenders live in Western Pa.? Group hopes to learn this summer

Local rep sponsors public hearing to address brewery ‘taproom tax’

State Rep. Lori Mizgorski appointed to Port Authority board of directors

All workers should have saving option

Keeping them honest: Pa. should resurrect idea of public integrity unit

State representative announces plans for spring cleanup event


Underground wastewater pipelines can be a big, unregulated business in Pennsylvania

Easton’s Weyerbacher Brewing files for bankruptcy, announces new majority owner

State unemployment rate, payrolls set new records


White supremacist, a repeat offender, is newly accused of threatening Jews, gun-ban advocates

Judge orders release of teen’s school records in WB slaying case

District courts of Xavios, Patton among leaders in no-collateral jailings in Pennsylvania


State commission hears experiences of HASD students

At rally and meeting, Scranton school officials demand more state funding

McKeesport Area School District working toward agreement with students after rejecting black student union

Facing $28 million deficit for next year, Allentown School District looking to borrow money to cover $7 million hole in this year’s budget

Auditor General threatens new action if Harrisburg School District continues to refuse access to state auditors

Harrisburg School Board, in special meeting, rehires James Ellison as in-house solicitor

Former Cal U football player’s suit against NCAA headed to trial

After 28 years opining on local politics, Tom Baldino retiring from Wilkes U.

Pennsylvania college state grant deadline approaches


Murrysville voters want judge to split two voting precincts to reduce lengthy Election Day lines

Local News

Luzerne County prison health care provider pick delayed

Police union rescinds support for W-B mayor

Fraternal Order of Police rescinds George endorsement

Circus again draws fans, foes to armory

Drug Take Back Day set for Saturday

Greater Wilkes-Barre Taxpayers Coalition meeting rescheduled

Scranton council, collection agency discuss $16.8M in trash fee delinquencies

Scranton rec board seeks delay of coffee shop opening in Nay Aug Park

Packer Twp. begins hearings on Broad Mountain windmill plans

Volunteers sought for Harrison war memorial committee

Exeter Township approves $2.5 million purchase of Promenade Shopping Center

Reading council looking for permanent managing director

Hamburg awards $177,063 contract for street projects

Three cheers for Harrisburg’s turnaround, except its schools still need help | Commentary


Pot company’s claims lead to a state inquiry over medical marijuana licensing rules

Natural Gas

Years after record Marcellus Shale fine was dropped, gas leak continues in Lycoming County


What can Philly’s elected officials actually do about your property taxes?

‘Why should I vote for you?’ Council candidates make their pitch

Back Bernie Sanders, city-owned bank, bike lanes? Council candidates ponder groups’ questionnaires

First their school closed. Then its redeveloper ghosted. Now, Germantown residents say they’ve had enough.

Center City has come far, but it could get better

VisionQuest sues City of Philadelphia seeking to open center for migrant children

Court sides with Philly over same-sex parents in foster care

Philly ranks low in availability of well-paying jobs for people without degrees

Kate Smith’s racist song is ancient. But so are the wounds it reopened | Editorial

A call to judicial candidates: Help prevent the next Glen Mills crisis | Opinion

The unnecessary headache of traveling with SEPTA Key | Opinion


A rush for nurses strains colleges and hospitals as health care booms in Pittsburgh

Allegheny Health Network CEO vows to expand amid Pittsburgh health care war

City officials, residents disagree on transportation service from Hazelwood to Oakland

Downtown developer ready to go on $47.5 million innovation campus at Pittsburgh Technology Center

Vaccination rates are high in Allegheny County, but experts say there is room for improvement

Mark Madden: Half-empty PNC Park tells real tale of Pirates this season

What would a $15 minimum wage mean for Pittsburgh workers?

Pittsburgh’s Buddhist community in ’emotional shock’ over Sri Lanka massacre

Pittsburgh area events focus on female military veterans

8 Pittsburgh council candidates miss deadline for filing financial reports

2 shot in Pittsburgh’s Knoxville neighborhood

State News

Pa. Capitol to be lit in orange and green to honor victims of Sri Lanka bombings

Could Ohio project lead to offshore wind turbines in Erie County?


Sen. Casey discusses skyrocketing costs of child care during local visit

Is Biden running? Plans keep changing

Elizabeth Warren proposes canceling student loan debt, free public college

A Trump Fed choice steps aside, and another faces new doubts