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Grace Packer’s death could bring system changes to save abused children

Real estate agents join the push for education funding in Pa.

Pa. lawmaker wants to bring back registration stickers

Turnpike, transit agencies begin push for broader state and local transit funding

State House committee meets in Radnor for hearing on infrastructure

Seniors probe Pashinski about REAL ID

The Briefing: Bill challenges sudden insurance changes

New voting security measures could disenfranchise voters with disabilities | Opinion

ER contract points to fix

Pa. lawmakers to child-sex-abuse survivors: Take a number, have a seat | John Baer

Letter: Cybereducation bill offers strong proposal


A sad parade: 26 people sentenced since January 2018 for causing someone’s death


Transition fair showcase options for area students with disabilities

Bloomsburg University, Dieruff High pipeline benefits both urban students and rural college

Director of LCCC’s Hazleton Center to retire

Health Care

Out-of-network billing is a problem — but not a major one here

St. Margaret Foundation provides sleep chairs for patients’ families

Sick children treated by telemedicine more likely to be prescribed drugs: study

Local News

Luzerne County may hire lobbyist firm

Crispell case referred to ethics commission

County council to weigh voting system options

Pavilion installed at Back Mountain Trail access point

Are times changing?: Interest in Mon Valley police merger a good sign

8 Westmoreland County towns to benefit from new blight demolition fund

A good deal for wheels in Reading

Reading mayoral candidates speak at LGBT Center of Greater Reading

Editorial: Loss of Easy Does It site a big setback for community

Allentown rally calls for reforms to support immigrants

National News

Penn study finds genetic differences between heavy drinkers and alcoholics


Lieutenant governor’s marijuana legalization listening tour coming to Berks County

Locals voice opinions on cannabis

Opioid Crisis

Pennsylvania’s war on opioid addiction to highlight national event

Bucks County Blitz addresses collateral damage of drug crisis


Rising hunger among the elderly could mean higher rates of malnutrition

Kenyatta Johnson faces Lauren Vidas in race to represent Point Breeze, Philly’s second district

Free Library adapts Parkway building to make room for events, workshops, meetings — and a few books, too | Inga Saffron

Through hip-hop and dance, this nonprofit teaches girls of color how to code — ‘It helped me build who I am’

Man shot 17 times outside Philly nightclub; woman struck by getaway vehicle–20190407.html

Health department warns of possible hepatitis A exposure at South Philly Acme

Start-ups Leif, PeopleJoy say they help college grads tackle student loans


‘We can overcome adversity’: Parkland, Tree of Life shooting survivors discuss community resilience and love

Pitt officially unveils new blue and yellow makeover plus panther logo

Incumbent Darlene Harris finds herself in familiar fight in city’s District 1 race

State News

Man, child, 8, dead after fire; 2nd child critically injured in Chester

Harmar bald eagles suspected to have hatched an eaglet

Supreme Court mulls rule change over malpractice suits, Pa. counties where filed

Pennsylvania Real IDs slow so far

Is Pennsylvania welcoming to immigrants? | Commentary

The Rundown: State senate candidate has a good week, wins seat

Restore Pennsylvania seeks to make waterways cleaner


N.J. again cracking down on distracted driving. In Pa., not so much.

Passenger train from Scranton to NYC chugs forward

Scranton wants 4-way stop signs at dangerous intersection


Homeland Security chief Nielsen resigns

Kevin McAleenan is taking over Homeland Security. Will he be ‘tough’ enough on immigration policy for Trump?