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There were not more votes than voters in Pa. | AP fact check

Satellite offices gave Pa. voters more options to cast early ballots in person. Were they worth it?

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Pennsylvania reports 8,545 new covid cases, 267 deaths

COVID-19 Update: Over 1,000 new cases and 41 deaths reported in Allegheny County

Allegheny County reports 41 new covid deaths, 1,020 cases

103 new COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths in Luzerne County on Tuesday

10 more COVID deaths in Berks County; 38 reported since Christmas

COVID-19 vaccine rollout running ‘very smoothly’ in Philadelphia, city’s top doc says

Despite slow vaccine rollout, nursing homes optimistic about distribution

UPMC begins vaccinations in Pittsburgh area senior communities

Allegheny County’s Kane Centers to start vaccinating residents, staff next week

About 50% of Westmoreland County covid cases, deaths have come in December

LVHN and St. Luke’s will give out COVID-19 vaccines for free

COVID-19 related deaths are rising. Do you know all of your life-saving options? | Expert Opinion

Bus drivers are essential

The COVID-19 pandemic taught us brutal lessons in 2020. Will we heed them in 2021? | Ray E. Landis

First U.S. case of new coronavirus variant detected in Colorado

4-year-old New York boy dies after fighting COVID-19

Biden vows to accelerate vaccine rollout after data shows current pace would take 10 years

Louisiana congressman-elect Luke Letlow dies from COVID-19

UK approves use of 2nd COVID-19 vaccine with easier storage


33 more Pa. restaurants ordered to close for not following Gov. Wolf’s COVID-19 orders

8 Berks restaurants among 22 state is petitioning Commonwealth Court to close and fine

Berks County restaurant owners following COVID restrictions frustrated, suffering

In holiday surprise, laid-off workers at Shop Vac find that their Williamsport plant won’t close, after all

These companies suffered the biggest layoffs of the year in Pa., mainly thanks to COVID-19

With new restrictions, Bucks County locals rally to support their favorite restaurants


Suspect in shooting of McKeesport police officer arrested in West Virginia

Pennsylvania prisons’ unreliable COVID data hides the true extent of the crisis | Editorial

The COVID-19 outbreak PA doesn’t want you to know about | Opinion

Police investigating shooting in Hill Section

Defense attorney says his incarcerated client not getting mental health treatment


Former Scranton School District Superintendent facing criminal charges seeks to bar evidence in civil case

New Kensington-Arnold teachers want your help to buy students Chromebooks

Schools nationwide should teach ethnic studies | Opinion

Ridley won’t banish ‘Green Raiders’ nickname


Trump asks U.S. Supreme Court to take Wisconsin election case

Health Care

What happened to the flu? Mild season in Pittsburgh area could see an uptick, experts say

Construction carries on for new Dickson City hospital

Local News

Death of Scranton firefighter, 28, under investigation

Reading mayor extends closure of City Hall again because of COVID concerns

Reading to amend new trash-collection program

Delaware County judge upholds $276 million sale of the regional sewer system

Chester County local officials reflect on 2020, offer hope for 2021

Across Lehigh Valley municipalities, the doomsday pandemic tax increases haven’t panned out — yet

Five Lehigh Valley leaders reflect on what they’ve learned from the pandemic

Amid pandemic, Lehigh Valley group forms to help Black community

Coronavirus may delay Luzerne County event for vulnerable residents

Wilkes-Barre Mayor Brown, city council at odds again over amended budget

County 911 upgrade project on track, no worries over end of support

National News

Nashville man’s girlfriend warned he was building bombs

Louisville officer who shot Breonna Taylor, detective who helped plan raid may be fired

The cost of child care has gone from astronomical to ‘terrifying’

Farmers got a government bailout in 2020, even those who didn’t need it


The path to a more lucrative career could start with this new online tool from the Philly Fed

These Philadelphia-area Latinos had significant achievements in 2020

Donald Outlaw, cleared of murder, is Philadelphia’s 17th exoneree in 3 years

Listen: Philadelphia’s choral students sing out 2020 with a quiet work that says it all

5 things that must happen to save Philly’s small businesses | Opinion

Philly’s LGBTQ community outraged over whitewashing of Casarez mural

Philadelphia nearing 500 homicides this year as 2020 draws to close

New stimulus gives Philly’s struggling music scene its own shot in the arm


Pittsburgh’s parks tax to go into effect Jan. 1

Coaches vs. hunger: Basketball fundraiser nets close to $40,000 for Pittsburgh food bank

City, URA receive $7.5M in state development grants

Pittsburgh projects, including Lower Hill development, awarded $7.5M in state grants

City, county declare region’s 2020 Census response a success

Longtime Black activist feels ‘sense of hope’ regarding police reform in Pittsburgh

‘We’re all going through the same uncertainty and fear’

Pittsburgh residents encouraged to put their garbage and recycling out for collection Wednesday

State News

‘A force for good’: How Black voices say they will carry momentum from 2020

Michael Kovach: A more mindful approach to Pa. agriculture and climate change


Trump’s $2,000 checks stall in Senate as GOP blocks vote

Fact-checking Sen. Pat Toomey’s comment that Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf is ‘closing down businesses again’

What we learned from those we lost in 2020 | Madeleine Dean

Pittsburgh-area reps. Mike Kelly and Guy Reschenthaler vote against $2,000 checks for Americans