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State Sen. Kane calls for probe in Chester County vaccine shortage

Pennsylvania should ensure digital privacy

Gun owners must report lost and stolen firearms

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Wolf administration praises southwestern Pa. agencies’ vaccination programs

Pa. community groups key in helping underserved populations get covid vaccine

COVID-19 vaccine appointments for more than 1,000 Pittsburghers canceled

Some Pennsylvania providers won’t be getting their promised first-dose vaccine this week

Westmoreland commissioners plan for vaccine registry

Bucks County COVID vaccine clinics to start Tuesday at community college campuses

Vaccine registration software creates headaches for Lehigh Valley health bureaus

Despite vaccine, Redstone Highlands reports covid spike at Greensburg facility

Pa. Dept. of Health setting up testing sites in 5 more counties, including Berks and Lebanon

Local medical providers treating COVID-19 patients with promising antibody infusion therapy

Employee claims Kadima workers were sent threatening text

Reported covid cases in Westmoreland County remain steady

Montgomery County reports 172 daily new positive cases of coronavirus

CVS looks to simplify vaccine site for federal pharmacy push

Biden says the U.S. will have 600 million COVID-19 vaccine doses by the end of July

Houston doctor was fired after giving out COVID-19 vaccine doses that were about to expire

Increasing available vaccines


Gov. Wolf proposes paying anyone wrongly convicted $50K for every year spent in prison


Mixed reaction locally on plan to hike minimum wage to $15 per hour

Editorial: Let’s follow example of Wawa, Sheetz


The nation’s oldest juvenile lifer, Joe Ligon, left a Pa. prison after 68 years

‘They don’t deserve to die in prison’: Gov. Wolf grants clemency to 13 lifers

Accused Capitol rioter from Mercer County again ordered released from jail

12 years later, former county councilman McCullough’s appeals run out

Gunman in Chester murder arrested in South Carolina, DA says

State trooper charged with promoting prostitution, illegal gambling


Pa. education groups urge state to prioritize school staff vaccinations

School groups to Wolf: Vaccinate teachers ASAP

A debate in the Philly suburbs on bringing more students back to classrooms is ‘as political as the presidential election’

White House says it will defer to CDC on reopening schools; new guidelines expected today

Kiski Area looks to data quantifying ‘learning loss’ during pandemic

Some Boyertown School District staff get COVID vaccine through local pharmacy

Pa. teacher’s trip to D.C. on day of Capitol rioting leads to calls for his firing and some words of support

Legendary high school basketball coach Julius Prezelski dies

Misericordia starts widespread COVID-19 surveillance testing on campus


John Fetterman: ‘Race played no role’ in shotgun-wielding chase of Black jogger he mistook for criminal

Former deputy election director describes discarded ballots incident

Candidates line up for GOP nomination for open Pa. Senate seat; Democrats still searching for one

Lehigh Valley spent $1.5 million more for 2020 election than 2016. It could be the new norm.

Health Care

Pandemic-fueled alcohol abuse creates wave of hospitalizations for liver disease

Local News

Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce supports small business fund

How preserving an Oley Hills forest protects water, plants and animals

Lower Burrell passes hazard plan to receive money for federal disasters

Delmont secures $15,000 grant to develop borough recreation plan

Wilkes-Barre City Council unites on votes, short on answers to callers

Revised snow-removal regulations pass on first reading in Hazleton

National News

Taxes on digital ads, cigarettes among veto overrides in the Md. House

Michigan senator stands by Capitol riot ‘hoax’ comment as colleagues criticize his ‘conspiracy theorizing’

New Jersey

The South Jersey wrestling official from the dreadlocks controversy is suing over his suspension

Opioid Crisis

Pennsylvania official says surge in drug use killing nearly 13 people a day; 2020 could be worst year yet in opioid crisis


How COVID-19 could kill Philly’s wage tax and take down the city’s finances

Philly DA refiles charges against former police inspector Joe Bologna in assault of student at the George Floyd protests

It looks as if the reopening timeline for Philly schools could depend on the school

Philly schools chief Hite mum on state of standoff with city teachers; stresses schools are safe

City legislators demand Kenney work with them over COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Philly’s gun violence increased in 2020 as COVID-19 lockdown measures went into effect, study finds

Philadelphia’s florists have seen love on display throughout the pandemic. Valentine’s Day is no exception.

The Philly election you haven’t heard of with a half-billion dollars at stake

Outlaw says altered image of police motto used by NBC10 ‘insulting’ and that station has apologized

With eviction avalanche looming, court documents fail to ensure due process for tenants | Editorial

Philly’s new indoor dining guidelines fail both restaurants and customers | Opinion


Pittsburgh City Council’s two Black members endorse Mayor Peduto for re-election

Mayor Peduto in a hairy mess

Beards for Pittsburgh residents would be protected in revised law

Slow snow removal causes frustration in some Pittsburgh neighborhoods

UniSound launches Black teaching artist-in-residence program

900 ‘Valentines for Seniors’ delivered with love by North Hills library lovers

Plugging holes: SEA to spend $9.9 million to replace leaking convention center roof

URA board gives more time to Lexington Technology Park developer

State News

French Creek State Park to allow pets next year


Convict Trump or face dire democracy damage, prosecutors say

Philadelphia-area lawyer who defended Trump accustomed to political disaster

House Democrats advance Biden’s COVID-19 bills, including $1,400 stimulus checks and $15 minimum wage plan

Cartwright calls for changes at USPS

World News

Tokyo Olympics: Yoshiro Mori resigns, but gender issues remain