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No take off: Gov. Wolf opposes airport authority bill

Practice what you preach: Mike Turzai should forget airport, work on Harrisburg

Harrisburg lawmakers back mayor’s request for state takeover of city schools

State senator asks education secretary to consider takeover of Harrisburg School District

Court says senator won’t have to pay redistricting case fees

What the hellbender? Why Pa. chose a state amphibian and other symbols you don’t know about (bug, drink, dog, etc.)

Audit intends to hold human service providers accountable for doing the job they are paid to do

Misconception that nurses just ‘play cards’ shows why we need safe staffing laws | Opinion

We need to protect children from diseases


Sheetz, others protest gas pipeline

Editorial: The pipeline people are back in town


Kids testify against former Derry mayor, held for trial in gun incident

Girl testifies she feared ‘getting shot’ by Derry mayor

Former Reading Mayor Vaughn Spencer sentenced to 8 years in federal prison for pay-to-play scheme


Threat closes Keystone Oaks School District on Thursday

Two more districts hit the snooze button on school start times

School bus company owner cautions that switching carriers can be tricky

Pa. Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera tours Reading school’s STEM lab

What exactly is receivership as it applies to Pa. schools?

Nation’s First Apprenticeship for Public School Teachers debuts with Norristown School District

Bensalem board approves new six-year teachers contract

Health Care

UPMC lawsuit against attorney general is dismissed

Federal judge dismisses UPMC suit in Highmark split

Autism in girls often isn’t diagnosed for a surprising reason, CHOP study finds

NEPA immunization rates

Local News

Coroner’s office seeking on-call deputies

County in talks with WVSA on stormwater fee

Scranton ‘Beautiful Blocks’ neighborhood improvement program seeks applicants

Dunmore resident: UGL truck traffic still an issue near plant

Officials to present draft Lackawanna County waste management plan at public meeting

Authorities investigating incident involving two Merli Veterans’ Center residents

Jessup needs long-term plan for cash

Outside funding for city transit to be examined

Weatherly council OKs purchase, demolition of 2 blighted properties

State police execute search warrant at Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office

Agents again raid Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office

Hempfield eyes creating one fire chief for its 12 departments

Section of Schuylkill River Trail in Pottstown finished

The renovations at Reading’s Hope Rescue Mission are completed. Now the public can have a look

Developer pitches plan for converting Sinking Spring golf course into huge apartment complex

Communicycle to give 1,000 free bikes to Beaver County children

Bucks, Montco departments hosting drug take back day Saturday


Medical marijuana dispensary set to open in Morton

National News

Texas executes a white supremacist for the 1998 dragging death of James Byrd Jr.

Boy Scouts kept a list of suspected predators for nearly a century

Florida House passes bill that restricts ‘sanctuary cities’

NRA sues Los Angeles over disclosure law for contractors

US measles cases now at 25-year high

Opioid Crisis

Narcan is just the start of fighting the opioid overdose epidemic l Opinion

Hopeful sign: Drug deaths drop in Pennsylvania for first time in five years–20190425-emychxldmvgpvhvofzce5rbhd4-story.html


Should Philly school nurses be able to send home unvaccinated students? District says no.

At 26 Philly schools, teachers churn through jobs at an alarming rate, hindering some of the city’s most vulnerable children.

Philly cop reassigned after Roxborough man claims officer held him at gunpoint for putting trash in his curbside recycling bin

Proposal for high-rise complex on South Philly’s Delaware River waterfront is back

Another charter school in East Falls? Some parents say: No thanks.

Five takeaways from Philly DA Larry Krasner’s 2019 budget hearing

Susan Talbott is leaving the Fabric Workshop and Museum

Feds: Philly police officer shared child porn while at work

Can Philly get residents to drink its tap water?

L&I delays crackdown on Temple University food trucks

Democrats endorse a Philly judicial candidate whose unpaid tax bill totaled $119,000

There are fewer 5-star rated Philadelphia-area nursing homes under new federal system

How much does the Philly government value our health? 4.7 percent | Editorial

After Kate Smith statue removal, Philadelphia can learn from Taiwan | Opinion


Hundreds mourn Sri Lanka victims during interfaith vigil at Heinz Chapel

Geneva Bible stolen from Carnegie Library traced to pilgrim museum in Netherlands

Pittsburgh’s Past vs Present

Genealogy workshop shows African Americans how to find their roots

White Oak fights reinstatement of cop fired over domestic violence arrest

Pittsburgh’s Point State Park fountain will flow soon

State News

Pa. woman killed when she falls into meat grinder at work

Real Estate summit promises growth in NEPA

Concept of ‘big box’ changing in NEPA

Report: Region’s air quality still among worst in nation


Not ‘a snowball’s chance in you-know-where’: The $1.2 billion King of Prussia rail line is a longshot | Maria Panaritis

Bridge replacement to close Harrison road for 3 months

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton airport loses Philly flight


Joe Biden is running for president, launches his 2020 campaign

Booker tax returns show income drop, high charitable giving

Rep. King, who was censured by his colleagues for racist remarks, compares himself to Jesus

‘Unlocking American Dream’: Bill proposes to seal non-violent, weed-related federal crime records

Federal Clean Slate law unveiled with bipartisan support