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Red flag laws and the push for one in Pa., explained

Allow cities like Philly and Pittsburgh to make their own gun laws | Editorial

What’s cooking in Harrisburg: Interesting proposals include a ban on funeral protests

Logan supervisor asks for training help


Fingers crossed on good signs for state budget


Giant Eagle removes some leaf lettuce from shelves amid E. coli concerns

Busy shopping plaza locked down for hours following bomb scare

Catholic Church

Justice on two fronts: Supreme Court decision both confuses and clarifies


SCI-Fayette under ‘boil water’ advisory


School districts struggle with rules for administering medical marijuana

FBI: Alaska gamer behind Lafayette College bomb threat used Russian web service to mask identity


Rivers Casino gets OK for sports betting, sets hours of operation

Health Care

Affordable Care Act ruling creates new anxieties for consumers, health industry

Report: Substance abuse up in maternal hospital admissions

Local News

Luzerne County flood authority says use of basin for new stormwater project not set in stone

Joe Maddon’s annual Thankmas dinner held in Hazleton

Cubs Manager Maddon hosts annual Thanksmas dinner

Luzerne County approves reduced tax anticipation loan

Job cut amid county election bureau confusion

Fix of backyard holes in Scranton finally on the horizon

Scranton library director is closing the book on his long career

Olyphant to undergo $450,000 electric meter upgrades; phase out meter readers

Greensburg medical marijuana dispensary set to open Thursday

When 3 Alle-Kiski Valley YMCAs merge, some will pay more, some less

Leechburg struggles to come to grips with the Diebold saga

Lower Burrell’s budget calls for police raises but no tax increase

Effort honors memory of soldier, provides for Berks area military families in need

Editorial: It’s time to pick up the pace on region’s turnaround

Cambria Child Advocacy Center awarded grant

National News

The U.S. is ‘working on’ extraditing Gulen, a top Turkish official says

Teen vaping boom in U.S., survey finds


Despite recent cleanups, Philadelphia schools still expose kids and teachers to asbestos

‘True colors’ vs. ‘political grandstanding’: War of words erupts from Philly’s two top prosecutors

How Philly is using city jobs to tackle poverty

Philly’s technology have-nots are increasing and that’s a problem | Editorial


Group serves community with food, toys and laughter

A landmark suffers: It’s time for the old Kaufmann’s to start a new life

County residents praise quality of life but still worry about race relations, quality of air and drinking water

New director takes over leadership at Literacy Pittsburgh

Goodfellows: For Homewood family, the hopes of a traditional Christmas in jeopardy

Details about Elizabeth Borough police chief’s leave are sparse

Miniature horses make big impact on local community

Allegheny County inmate who died identified as 59-year-old man

State News

Cops shop with kids for Christmas

State right to curb leakage

A seller’s market: Great market for sellers, not so much for potential buyers


Getting rail service restarted between Reading and Philly is a steep grade to climb


White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown

Middle class families need a livable wage that’s specific to their needs | Opinion