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In Harrisburg, far more bills fail than pass

Volunteer issues part of bigger one

Our view: Don’t delay fire, EMS services fix

Catholic Church

Legal fees mount for Catholic dioceses amid sex abuse investigations


Pennsbury schools will reopen Monday, but boil-water alert remains in force

Some Apollo-Ridge students benefit from ‘school lunch fairies’ – and don’t even know it

Seniors treated to free breakfast

Warwick High School student dies after ‘medical emergency’ on campus, district says

Erie School District adds bus aides to keep rides calm


Does Pa. really need new voting machines? County commissioners question funding, timing

Democracy for all: Ex-cons should be allowed to cast ballots


Pa.’s first sports-betting casino attracts a younger crowd

Local News

Solomon Creek flood wall project ahead of schedule

Luzerne County Council set to start altering the proposed 2019 budget Tuesday

Local Jewish community celebrates start of Hanukkah

Scranton city council to vote on budget that won’t raise taxes

Old Forge holiday festival bursting at the seams

Picric acid discovered in mining kits in Hazleton

The global tear gas business is booming, and it’s been a boon for one Western Pa. town

Jury selection in Westmoreland Sheriff Held’s trial to begin Monday

Reading lights up its Christmas tree; Santa lights up kids’ faces

Johnstown Housing Authority gets high marks, bucks national trend


If you have a program to help paralyzed gun victims and they don’t know about it, that’s a problem | Helen Ubiñas

Archdiocese of Philadelphia closes three former parish sites

Report: Hunger and discrimination go hand in hand | Opinion

Is Philadelphia catching up to Lehigh Valley in warehouse construction?

Temple’s Marc Lamont Hill has supporters, detractors in Israel-Palestine controversy


Pittsburgh’s Healthy Ride bike-sharing program expanding after a rough stretch

Pittsburgh expects to follow up on ideas not selected for Ford’s City of Tomorrow Challenge

Josh Harrison’s parting gift to Pittsburgh? The contents of his house

Walkabout: High-minded idea for T stations has given way to gluttonous advertising

Menorah lighting outside Tree of Life shows that the light is still on

State News

Pa. game warden attacked while probing hunting violation report

Derry Township farmer grows ag legacy as state industry leader

Lackawanna River nominated for 2019 River of the Year

Western Pennsylvania road crews say they’re ready for Old Man Winter

This is why I don’t go to Pennsylvania Society | Kirstin Snow

Pennsylvania Society is more than just parties | Charlie Gerow

PA Unite Against White Supremacy rally held on Capitol steps

The Rundown: Wolf says turnpike drivers could soon get a break

Pa. ruling: Employers legally responsible for protecting employees’ data

Land testing at Don Guanella digs up concerns


Weather pushes back end date for PennDOT’s Rapid Bridge Replacement Program — until next year

Steuben Street Bridge closed for 2 weeks

Amtrak hits car parked next to tracks, causing no injuries, short delay

Board approves proposal to seek bridge repair plan


Washington to pay respects, bid farewell to George H.W. Bush

Rep. Schiff suggests Roger Stone may have lied to Congress

U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello’s exit interview

Food stamp work plan thwarted