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Officials announce anti-poverty proposals on anniversary of King’s death

Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy remembered in Scranton as officials issue call to combat poverty

Democratic senators commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. by turning attention to Pa. poverty

Reading event helps launch statewide effort to act, honor legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Local lawmakers lobby for nuclear bill

Senate bill provides help to struggling nuclear plants

State Senate version of nuclear subsidy bill introduced

Pennsylvanians could vote by mail under bill from state Rep. Rob Matzie

Pa. House to again consider child sex abuse bills

Pipeline bills partial fix

Toll ruling buys time


U.S. Steel: The desulfurization system damaged in December fire up and running again

U.S. Steel: Equipment damaged in Clairton Coke Works fire repaired

Mariner East: Sunoco proposes $200K fine, ‘remaining life’ study of leaky 88-year-old pipeline

Judge rejects FirstEnergy’s plan to get rid of environmental liabilities in subsidiary’s bankruptcy

Sheetz to replace Memorial Highway store with upgraded location, including indoor seating


AR-15 rifle used to kill ex-wife at Main Line Wawa was legally purchased, authorities said


ACLU threatens legal action against McKeesport Area schools over formation of black student organization

Glen Mills Schools appeals Pennsylvania’s emergency removal order over abuse allegations

Glen Mills appeals emergency removal action by Pa.

Taxpayer challenging Wilkes-Barre Area School District’s land purchase for new school

Dallas grads offered choice on gown color

Carbondale Area School District forms police department

Pa. State System universities to craft their own tuition rates every two years

State System allows universities to set their own tuition rates

Pennsylvania state universities freed to set tuition

New state university plan lets students know tuition earlier; State System schools get to set own rates

IUP student Adrianna Branin wins Biden award for halting assault

Mumps outbreak at Temple: What to know about the contagious disease

Bridging education to action: Wilkes University holds opioid awareness walk

13-county autism collaborative center opens at University of Scranton

University of Scranton tapped for autism center headquarters


Casinos are still a bad bet in Pa. | Editorial

Health Care

Pennsylvania flu hospitalizations up 62% in 2018

Villanova prof contracted sepsis and needed an amputation — and her health plan wouldn’t pay

Study challenges health benefits of moderate drinking

Issue of surprise ER bills fixed at Scranton hospital

Local News

Residents bring in legal counsel to fight stormwater fee

Family Service Association honors award winners at Spring Fling event

Joe Biden secretly visits Scranton

Lackawanna County Prison guard acquitted of sexual abuse gets job back

Big changes ahead for Nay Aug Park in Scranton

Water fight underway over wells, pump

HCA ratifies contract, union workers get raises

‘Unholy alliance’: Aqua sues to block $60 million Chester bailout as it pursues hostile takeover

Cheswick approves police merger with Springdale Township

Commissioners confirm the process of selling Berks Heim has ended

Birdsboro reservoir dam repairs to resume

Oral arguments heard in Vaughn Spencer’s hearing in Philadelphia

Editorial: Jazz Fest a reminder of great possibilities for Berks

Allentown Syrian group backs mayor, says now is not the time to raise the flag


Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana market growing

Natural Gas

Small Indiana County community assessed legal fees in injection well dispute

New Jersey

N.J. canceled a vote on legal weed. Now there’s a battle over how to fix the bill.

Opioid Crisis

After first year, opioid info sharing system touts successes


This Philadelphia police inspector was accused of sexual harassment. Now he heads the SVU.

30 Philadelphia women created ‘America’s First Animal Shelter.’ At last, they get their due.

Freedom Seder’s 50th anniversary to be celebrated in a Philly mosque to point up the rise of Islamophobia–20190405.html

Philly developers start cashing in on Trump tax break, as ‘opportunity zone’-funded projects advance

2 wounded in Kingsessing shooting

Philly sees concerning increase in new HIV cases driven by opioid epidemic

2018 Philadelphia Award goes to the founder of Coded by Kids

Proposed CCP contract is ‘a victory under the circumstances we’re living in,’ says union

Why criminalize students and control schools with a metal detectors mandate? | Opinion

School safety requires strong security like metal detectors | Opinion


State slaps fine on Pittsburgh nursing home for veterans

Hays Woods takes steps toward becoming city park

Baldwin Borough man killed while saving woman in path of train ‘a hero’

PNC Park apparently drops the ball, runs out of hot dog buns on ‘Buc Night’

Marshall postal facility to reopen

Paul Muschick: Q&A with Pittsburgh Mayor about city’s new gun control legislation


Creating a fairer map: Redistricting Reform panel kicks off public input tour

State News

State proposal could accelerate riverfront trail development along Allegheny River

Report: Pennsylvania largest net exporter of electricity in U.S.

Working on your tax return? Here’s how much taxes cost you in Pennsylvania

Pa. dairy farm ‘appalled’ by gruesome video showing workers abusing cows

Life-changing program: Adaptive equipment grants mobility, gives voice to special-needs kids

Senators’ visit highlights trio of upcoming events on chemical contamination


Judge dismisses truckers’ federal lawsuit challenging Pa. Turnpike tolls

PennDOT to replace Route 372 span on Bridge Street in Christiana


Cartwright announces $1.6M for Maternal and Family Health Services