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Lawmakers call for Mariner East license to be revoked

Hill-Evans announces $4.5 million for low-income housing, domestic violence shelters

State Rep. Dowling introduces bill to increase capacity limits at venues

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Levine: State’s new COVID-19 tracing app should help contain the virus

Children must wear masks in Pa. schools; health officials wary of outbreaks on college campuses as students move in

Pennsylvania coronavirus update: Levine urges use of tracing app as cases rise by 735; says state won’t interfere if PIAA allows fall spo

Pa. leaders should heed new report’s warnings on COVID-19 nursing home disaster | Editorial

As the pandemic worsens the risk of at-home child abuse, advocacy centers can help | Opinion

Flu vaccines are important, safe in midst of pandemic, experts say

Baby boom ahead as COVID-19 kept millions of women from care

More innovative testing strategies

The road to a COVID-19 recovery has to include transit funding | Opinion

Pennsylvania adds 735 new coronavirus cases, 31 deaths

With 45 new cases, Allegheny County’s single-day count lowest since June

Allegheny County posts lowest new covid case count since June

13 new coronavirus cases reported in Westmoreland County

Montgomery County records 298 new coronavirus cases, 1 death, during latest 7-day period

2 Pitt students test positive for covid-19

Berks County Commissioner Michael Rivera tests positive for coronavirus


Pennsylvania officials move to get extra $300 added to unemployment benefits

Upon further review … of what?


Postal Service halts some changes amid outcry, lawsuits

Shapiro says Pa. will lead multistate coalition in suing against Postal Service changes

AG Shapiro, Sen. Casey won’t back down on Postmaster General, even as changes scrapped

Pa.’s attorney general sues USPS over mail processing changes

Federal lawmakers who represent Berks react to problems facing Postal Service

Scanlon and Shapiro fight to protect the postal service

Rep. Smucker ‘not available’ for interview about national USPS crisis


Some local delivery companies announce layoffs; Amazon announces 1,500 new jobs in Pittsburgh

Amazon’s hiring of 1,500 in Pittsburgh region provides boost during pandemic


LCCF corrections officers to receive training on how to recognize seizures

Pa. parole violators may be considered for ‘safe return’ through Sept. 4

Lackawanna County expects proposals for inmate medical services at prison, may change provider

Reading police investigating double shooting


Central, Northeastern wrangle with reopening, mandates days before doors open

Pittston Area shifts gears, will start school year with remote, online learning

Burrell School District to delay first day of school by a week for preparations

Parents decry Unionville-Chadds Ford’s turnabout to postpone in-person education

State College school board votes ‘no’ on switching to remote

Quaker Valley pauses workouts due to COVID-19 exposure concerns

Fall high school sports in Pennsylvania continue to look like a go

PIAA wants to move forward with fall sports

Coming to college in the middle of a pandemic

Pa. ranks third-highest in student loan debt nationally, study shows


Democrats make it official, nominate Biden to take on Trump

‘That girl from Philly’ Jill Biden says her husband Joe can heal America

Pa. roll call vote cast outside Biden’s childhood home

Three Pennsylvania ‘rising stars’ speak during the DNC’s second nigh

Kenyatta, Lamb, Boyle open second night of DNC

Women of color connect with Kamala Harris, see her VP nomination as turning point

Wavering voters targeted by Democratic National Convention; some say too much Trump-bashing, not enough substance

The campaign for Pennsylvania attorney general is heating up on TV

Bognet buys commercial time in Oregon urging residents to move to NEPA

Health Care

At Lehigh Valley Hospital, patients are missing meals and resorting to eating snacks as network addresses food service problem

Local News

Five new officers join Scranton police, but potential shortage looms

Drug deaths soar again in Berks County in 2020, officials say

Montgomery County solicitor moves to not represent Commissioner Joe Gale in federal lawsuit

Health needs study to be released at virtual town hall Thursday

Longswamp Township gets Pennsylvania grant to help extend sewer line

Wilkes-Barre testing to fill firefighter openings

Many attendees at Harrisburg town hall to discuss police advisory board say bill doesn’t go far enough


Philadelphia homeless encampment eviction on hold through at least Thursday while judge considers lawsuit

Kenney’s deadline to disband camps passes as protesters remain

Philly’s trash pickup woes are now delaying street repairs as recycling remains significantly behind

Meet Sister Jocelyn, Broad Street’s Mother Teresa

Advice for curbing violence from those who have been there, done that | Jenice Armstrong

No, Philadelphia should not fill Devil’s Pool with rocks | Opinion


Hundreds march to Pittsburgh mayor’s house as anger lingers over plainclothes arrest

Protesters gather outside Mayor Peduto’s home for second day

Experts: ‘Pop-up’ arrests by plainclothes police may be questionable, but nothing new

Peduto declares ‘Jordan Duckett Day’ in honor of teen who died during football practice in Windgap

Chokehold ban introduced in Allegheny County Council

Housing authority, Comcast partner to provide low-income families with internet access

Findlay sues Moon, airport authority over water and sewer service

State News

Militias in Pennsylvania say they protect everyone’s rights. Critics say that’s a sham.


Pa. Turnpike seeks second delay in quarterly transit payments due to COVID-19