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Collett hosts ACA enrollment events in Hatfield, Warminster

Bill Tracker: Freezing property taxes for senior citizens

West Philadelphia lawmaker Movita Johnson-Harrell expects to be charged with crimes, sources say

Criminal charges filed against Philadelphia official: attorney general

A looming cliff: It’s time to fund our roads right

Eyes of Texas on surprise medical bills


Chesco D.A. files more criminal charges linked to Mariner East pipeline

Elliott Group begins transforming former Jeannette Glass into new plant, jobs

Dollar General in Pittston to celebrate grand opening on Saturday


SCI Mercer inmate charged with killing cellmate, claims preemptive strike

Westmoreland DA drops charges against key witness in New Kensington cop killing case

Union: Assaults up at crowded SCI-Dallas; DOC defends stats, practices

Union has safety concerns at SCI-Dallas

Alleged kidnapper died of multiple gunshot wounds

Family of inmate who died at county jail files lawsuit


Pennsylvania can turn its higher education disaster around | Opinion

The PISA test scores cast doubt on U.S. education efforts

Community mourns sudden death of West Mifflin student-athlete

Scranton School Board reorganizes with Gilmartin as president


Rep. Sue Helm plans to seek an eighth term in the Pa. House of Representatives; ‘I like what I’m doing’


By the numbers: How Pa. uses slot machine revenue to subsidize the horse racing industry

Health Care

State declares whooping cough outbreak in Indiana County

Restrict ‘junk plans’: Search engine fixes don’t solve the problem

Local News

Lackawanna County sued over use of prisoners at recycling center

Minora’s departure means new solicitor for Scranton City Council

Nearly 50 graduate from county’s reentry program after completing drug and alcohol treatment

Graphic graffiti gets city’s attention, potholes filled in Wilkes-Barre

County council approves 911 upgrade, new voting machines

W-B council will consider projects for gaming grant applications

$571K in CRIZ fundscoming to Tamaqua

Councilman: City property tax hike could be less than projected

Lower Burrell receives $91,000 in grants for parks

New Kensington proposes tax increase to combat blight

Reading City Council proposes zoning changes that would aid Alvernia’s downtown expansion

Coats for Christmas bring warmth to Hope Rescue Mission in Reading

National News

Carbon emissions will hit yet another record high this year, experts project

Gun background checks are on pace to break record in 2019

New Jersey

New Jersey legislator introduces bill that would require students to learn cursive

NJ’s new DUI strategy a chance for even bigger change | Editorial


Why Mayor Kenney could threaten to pull a water bill discount for Philly’s ‘eds and meds’

Philadelphia City Council advances bill to reduce controversial 10-year tax abatement

Philadelphia’s Fair Workweek law gets delayed. Advocates call it ‘embarrassing.’

During meeting with students, PAFA president vows to ‘do better’ in handling sexual-assault cases

Thousands of jobs in Philadelphia and other waterfront cities revolve around the Delaware River, everything from canoe rentals to fishing guides to cargo shipping and handling.

17th and Pulaski: Residents of a Tioga block decry deadly violence

Vox Media shuts down Curbed Philly

German grocer Lidl to open first Philly store next week in Port Richmond


Pittsburgh police officer whose K-9 partner was killed in 2014 advances to sergeant

First Night will greet 2020 with fireworks, a parade and a few new (year) tricks

Highmark First Night Pittsburgh invites people to share their vision for the future

City councilwoman’s reptile-regulation ordinance approved

Pitt basketball’s black and gold jerseys receive mixed reviews

Point Park promises to address student concerns over diversity, inclusivity and equity

Superintendent Anthony Hamlet announces new strategic plan for city schools

Terrelle Pryor says he ‘stared death in the eye’ in hospital after stabbing

Allegheny County Council approves 2020 budget

Pittsburgh man accused of ethnic intimidation, harassing 2 off-duty EMTs in Murrysville

Petition wants to bring back giant rubber duck in honor of Steelers’ Devlin Hodges

‘A complete breakdown’: Pittsburgh charter school’s case is still stuck before state appeals board

State News

FBI warns of holiday scams as Western Pa. victims cheated out of $1M in 2019

West Penn warns of utility bill scam

Aliquippa football coach Mike Warfield tapped as feds’ new law enforcement coordinator

Survey: Pa. greenhouse gas emissions dropped 19% from 2005 to ’16

Liquor enforcement agency’s aim is compliance in Berks, across state

How a Berks County Christmas tree farmer keeps the spotted lanternfly at bay


Pa. lawmakers: Where they stand on impeachment

As Trump impeachment inquiry enters new phase, Reschenthaler calls it ‘broken’ beyond repair

Trump suggests Americans look beyond the DOJ inspector general’s Russia report

New Trump tariffs feed fears for Pa. steel, port jobs

Impeachment hearing: Start time, witnesses, how to watch and stream

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