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Pa.’s $500M nuclear rescue bill: A giveaway to one industry, or a clean-energy salvation?

Should Pennsylvanians pay more to subsidize TMI and other nuclear plants?

State Senate introduces nuclear bailout bill, similar to $500 million House plan

Officials hail announcment of e-commerce tenant for Nanticoke site

E-commerce company coming to Nanticoke

Officials discuss ways to help financially strapped Scranton School District

How Democrat Pam Iovino flipped a Pittsburgh area state senate district

Pa. senate questions college enrollment numbers

Argall details struggles trying to abolish school property taxes

Rep. Quinn introduces bills to regulate pipelines

O’Neal seeking answers about potential cancer cluster

We must make sexual extortion illegal in Pennsylvania | Opinion


Wawa is undergoing a huge expansion, from grain bowls to fair-trade coffee to catering

Walmart wants to give Pa. patrons ‘affordable way’ to buy alcohol. Sheetz and Wawa seem to want same.

Sheetz seeks to sell alcohol at store near Norwin elementary school

Arconic to cut health care benefits to retirees

Star Barn venue bars gay weddings over owner’s religious beliefs

Operator of Mariner East 1 pipeline agrees to $200,000 fine for leak in Berks County

State low-interest loan approved for DelGrosso’s

Catholic Church

Pope names moderate successor to Cardinal Wuerl as Washington, D.C., archbishop


Jail time for Penn State frat brothers in hazing death surprises experts: ‘It is very, very rare’


Scranton School District recovery officer suggests school closures, other options

Hempfield schools get clean report in new state audit

W-B Area sets groundbreaking

Get union out of coaches’ box

1st parent agrees to plead guilty in college bribery scandal

Education Department rejects vast majority of applicants for temporary student loan forgiveness program

Tuition reform at state system schools moves along


Mixed results on candidate challenges for primary

Montgomery County to hold voting machine demonstrations

Health Care

Pa. Court rules UPMC-Highmark consent decrees end June 30

UPMC-Highmark agreement can’t be extended, judge rules

Hahnemann University Hospital announces 175 layoffs. CEO describes shaky financial condition

New drugs allow safe transplant of hearts and lungs from donors with hepatitis C, could boost supply of organs by 25 percent

Local News

Wilkes-Barre Police get to the bottom of all the buzz

Sugar Notch officials: Disbanding police force not on the table

Sugar Notch not disbanding police department

City officials oust residents from ‘unfit’ apartment building

Dinners for Kids charity honors Metz family

Commissioners appoint former Keystone Mission director to county post

Pantuso absent at commissioners meeting after reporting on unpaid taxes, trash fees

Police chief staying put … but for how long?

Four Mon Valley communities start path to consolidate police forces

Cheswick to vote on police merger with Springdale Township

New Kensington approves liquor license for planned bed and breakfast

PPG, DEP reach $1.2 million settlement on cleanup of Ford City disposal site

Reading Parking Authority board, executive director debate parking spots

Group looking to change Reading’s charter is told to take petitions to the county government

Editorial: A welcome conclusion to Berks Heim debate

Allentown budgeted $300,000 for legal fees in 2018. It spent more than $1.1 million.

Syrians protest Allentown’s refusal to raise flag at City Hall

State awards $100,000 to enhance Pottstown safety, streetscapes

National News

Joe Biden: ‘I will be more mindful, respectful of people’s personal space’

Bernie Sanders to appear in Fox News town hall meeting in Pa.

Opioid Crisis

Alle-Kiski Valley people affected by drug overdoses tell their stories


Philly to begin offering new photo ID cards, following NYC, other cities

Philadelphia Community College and its faculty union reach tentative labor agreement

Supervised injection site supporters countersue feds, saying their Philly mission comes from religious and medical imperatives

Why Philly skyline turns police blue Wednesday night; and how Israel and Ireland diplomats rally local business folks for the old world

Philly Democrats revoke endorsement recommendation for Sheriff Jewell Williams

Williams, Butkovitz talk policies at mayoral debate; Kenney a no-show

Suspect arrested in shooting death of Philly police commander’s son in FDR Park

Bill, Hillary Clinton to visit Philly for event with former Eagle Nnamdi Asomugha

Street congestion is bad, but solutions exist | Editorial

Supervised injection sites being forced upon people, neighborhoods that don’t want them | Dom Giordano


Port Authority limits boarding at busiest bus route’s popular Downtown stop

Hill House Association wants to dissolve operations by June

Law firm files suit against another firm in dispute over malpractice case

PNC commits $150 million to its Grow Up Great initiative for preschool education

Health officials say region’s need for blood is now an ongoing shortage

Remembering Stanton Heights tragedy 10 years later

Families of three slain officers remember “good men” lost in Stanton Heights

For families of fallen Pittsburgh officers, Stanton Heights anniversary marks ‘void that you can’t fill’

Council gives tentative approval to final fixes on Thunderbird Cafe renovation

State News

A politically connected law firm complained to Gov. Wolf’s cabinet about a Philly judge. Three months later, the judge was fired.

Delco cop injured rescuing man from apartment fire

Firefighter from West Chester on the mend after falling through floor in house blaze

Upper Bern Township egg farm owner vows to rebuild hen house after fire kills 28,000 chickens

56 immigrants from 16 countries become official U.S. citizens at Berks ceremony

Paul Muschick: Could there be other Grace Packers? Let’s fix the frayed system


Pa. has second-most deficient bridges in U.S.


Kushner identified as White House official denied security clearance

Ad touts Conor Lamb’s support for Obamacare

SAVE Act would help Pa. and NJ residents with preexisting conditions | Opinion

Somerset dairy farmer urges Congress to bring whole milk back to schools

Reschenthaler votes against releasing Mueller report to Congress