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Officials discuss ways to improve fire, medical services in state

No train, but ‘hyperloop’?

Bridge dedication planned


Pennsylvania creates Commission on LGBT Affairs, Gov. Tom Wolf says

Gov. Tom Wolf orders nation’s first LGBTQ equality panel

Fairview Twp. woman joins state’s LGBTQ panel

Clergy Sex Abuse

Challenges filed to latest version of clergy abuse grand jury report

Lawsuits allege sexual abuse by priest, friar

Looking back, looking ahead at Catholic clergy sex abuse | John Baer

Countdown begins to release of grand jury report into Catholic priest abuse


Months before Kayden Mancuso’s death, mom reported girl ‘didn’t feel safe’ with her father

Jenkintown payday lender who helped bring down two industry titans sentenced to 3 years in prison

Accused killer of Penn student Blaze Bernstein charged with hate crime

A police officer is charged with voluntary manslaughter in a fatal Lehigh County shooting

Officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in Lehigh County shooting

I want the Board of Pardons to release my brother’s killer from prison. Why won’t they listen? | Opinion

Ex-Allentown mayor Ed Pawlowski, convicted of 47 felonies, asks for help with legal bills


Woodland Hills School Board to hear administration’s preference for next superintendent

GAR joins W-B Area’s consolidation plan

Hanover Area approves new teachers contract

Temple business school dean apologizes for scandal, aims to rejoin rankings in 6-8 months

Cheyney University is a phoenix rising thanks to new partnerships | Opinion


Democratic National Committee chief visits Reading

York County Democrats look to fill 93rd District seat after O’Rourke withdraws

Slappy on ballot as Bernstine challenger this fall

Republicans charge Democrats with skulduggery at the Fayette County Fair

Barletta to make Senate campaign stop in Beaver


In the Poconos, a fight simmers over ‘exceptional’ streams

Pennsylvania ‘clearly behind’ in pollution goals: DEP official

Health Care

Chestnut Hill Hospital workers ask: You want us to travel how far for health care?

Local News

Cummings pitches reforms to medical marijuana law

Scranton councilman questions if coffeehouse deal flouts ethics code

Scranton celebrates National Night Out

Still no bids on former Dickson City DPW building

Olyphant to review nearly $120,000 bid for paving project

Lackawanna County seeking input on where to spray for gypsy moths

Marriage License Bureau offering extended hours Thursday

County zoning board approves exception for sober living house

Pittston Twp. Sewer meeting ends in middle of public comment

COG plans electronic recycling project

Vietnam memorial wall arriving in McKeesport

Former New Kensington Alcoa lab to host first art show Saturday

Sale on Westmoreland Land Bank properties extended through August

Westmoreland Cleanways to host hazardous waste collection in Latrobe

Berks communities, police come together for National Night Out

Berks County’s debut pop-up farmers market feeds the ‘locavore’ movement

Downtown Hanover: Property group ‘truly believes in revitalization’

National News

Missouri voters reject a right-to-work law banning compulsory union fees

2018 Election: Results in Ohio; primary results in Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Washington

Migrants say detention centers are ‘iceboxes’

New Jersey

Police: Two Camden detectives shot in unprovoked attack


Where are you most likely to be killed by a car in Philadelphia? (Hint: Not Center City)

New mysteries unearthed at Philly’s last potter’s field, where the Boy in the Box once rested | Mike Newall

How Philly spent $5 million and got … absolutely nothing

From rural villages to the gritty streets of Philly, kids displaced by Maria map their emotions


Violent Hill gang that agents say was led by rapper Jimmy Wopo indicted on RICO charges

Indictment: Slain rapper Jimmy Wopo helped lead gang accused of murder, robbery

Competing bidders had no shot at Beechview house city sold to its real estate manager

Norfolk Southern tracks cleared, but Carson Street still closed

Mess remains at South Side train derailment site

Now starting for the Penguins, a different housing developer

PWSA fixing North Side sewer line

Unions back Peoples’ pitch for PWSA

Track the tax: Don’t let higher transfer levy hurt housing market

Allegheny County Health Department to treat for mosquitoes

Democratic Socialists descend on Pittsburgh for first-ever Rust Belt conference

State News

Murrysville consumer advocate named AARP ‘Volunteer Superstar’

Special camp planned by state police

Master Gardeners to host session on spotted lanternfly Monday

Elder abuse reports, substantiations up in Pennsylvania

Pa. Treasury looking to reunite veterans with Purple Heart medals, pins


You better pay E-ZPass: Debt collectors can pursue unpaid tolls, appeals court rules

Local airports granted subsidy waivers


The Trump administration may plan to limit citizenship for millions of legal immigrants

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is looking for a change in direction in Trump’s trade policies