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Yudichak, Barletta team up with Miss Keystone on book for kids

Lawmakers, King’s College graduate debut SHINE book

The GOP’s war on democracy makes an unwelcome stop in Pennsylvania | Will Bunch

Listen to voters

Highly moral cosmetologists


Pa. legislature wouldn’t change its redistricting process. So Pa. residents are drawing maps for them (for cash prizes)


Gov. Wolf appoints advisory group to improve home health care working conditions

Gov. Tom Wolf proposes tougher air pollution regulations


Final cut for Harry’s Market in Wilkes-Barre, closing after 73 years

Firm purchases nearly 50 acres in Jermyn for trucking facility

Catholic Church

Bishop asks pope to oust abusive Pa. priest


20- to 40-year sentence in Chester County road-rage killing

State charges father-and-son plumbers with fraud

Two Scottdale men get probation in illegal slot machine case

“Major” synthetic marijuana ring busted in Berks

21 homicides this year the most in Reading since 2005; DA calls for more police officers


Pennsylvania’s new list of struggling schools looks beyond usual suspects

Sem students send message to vandals

Seven Lackawanna County schools to receive help from state

16 local schools on new state improvement lists

Abington Heights High School wins PennDOT plow art contest

Unwed, pregnant teacher fired from Catholic school asks bishop for her job back

Nanticoke Area earns spot on Advanced Placement list

Which Lehigh Valley schools need to improve? Pennsylvania releases list

Chester Upland elementary school gets library, thanks to help from Widener students

Penn State among state, national institutions that received bomb threats

College students want to fight rape culture with a porn filter. But are the two related?


Old Forge lawyer to seek 114th House seat as Republican


Pittsburgh’s appetite for sports betting apparent at Rivers Casino’s launch

Place your bets: Rivers Casino opens Pittsburgh’s first legal sports book

Want to place a sports bet at Rivers Casino? Here’s how it works.

Q-and-A: A local bookie explains his sports-betting operation and why the Rivers Casino won’t kill it

Game on: SugarHouse becomes first Philly-area casino to offer sports betting

Local News

Luzerne County ethics code gift provision raised in election trip controversy

WVSA hosts information session on controversial stormwater fee

Wyoming Valley Levee trail repair project complete

Martz leader Scott Henry dies

Judge Thomas Vanaskie retiring from 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals

Jessup turns focus to residential development

Carbon Co. commissioners approve 2019 budget

Irwin OKs budget, funds fire company, holds tax rate

South Greensburg gets nearly $100,000 for playground renovation

New Stanton sewage plant expansion moving ahead

Kiski Valley sewage officials trying to take aim at delinquent customers

‘This block is very hot’: Neighbors saddened, scared by fatal shootings in Reading

Berks Heim purchase offers could be finalized by February

Study: Berks GDP sees steady growth

National News

A 7-year-old migrant girl died of dehydration while in Border Patrol custody, CBP says

Natural Gas

Workers at Washington County gas plant injured in fire

Opioid Crisis

4,500 kits containing overdose reversal drug distributed in hours

From lagging to leading: Doctors group says PA is now a trailblazer in opioid response

Health director: Overdose drug kits distributed quickly and points to need for Narcan

As State Gives Out Opioid Overdose Drug, Many Sites Run Out

Free Narcan event heavily attended in Erie


Thousands of Philly homeowners could get tax breaks under new proposal in City Council

It’s official: in 2019, Philly students won’t go back to school until after Labor Day

District aims to help schools under new benchmark model

America will likely be majority-minority in 30 years. New census figures show Philly region is following the trend.

This Philly baby was born with cataracts. His case shows the wait for benefits is improving

Philadelphia school kids will get added protections from lead paint perils

Council punts on pharma bill banning gifts to doctors

Philly’s riskiest, deadliest roads in Black and Brown neighborhoods

Will Trump’s ‘Opportunity Zone’ tax break help residents along North Broad — or push them out?

Whose side is Philly District Attorney Larry Krasner really on? | Opinion

Grocery stores should expand SNAP-matching programs to feed Philadelphia | Opinion


Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese outlines plan to compensate victims of clergy sex abuse

Pittsburgh’s clergy sexual abuse compensation fund to open in January

Allegheny County judge resigns after being removed from cases

Auditor: Port Authority buses are late too often, but they’re getting better

Port Authority buses run late one-third of the time, auditor says

Rabbi Myers, anti-Semitism experts reflect on Tree of Life massacre

First housing money OKed from Pittsburgh’s Housing Opportunity Fund

Wow Air says it is laying off employees, cutting airplanes

Incomes grow as Pittsburgh’s population shrinks, PEW analysis finds

State News

Body of Export Jason McClary, soldier killed in IED attack, is returned home

Report: Pa. DHS failing vulnerable children due to lack of oversight at placement facilities

Bear attacks, drags Pa. woman outside home

Hoax email bomb threats disrupt schools, businesses nationwide

W-B woman wins Publishers Clearing House prize

South Scranton Wine/spirits store reopens today


Separate corporate flight entrance eyed at Arnold Palmer airport


Court: Trump can’t let companies deny birth control coverage

Congress passes overhaul of sexual harassment policies