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Lawmaker calls for separate PIAA playoffs for public, private schools


Lt. Gov. Fetterman: Clairton Coke Works ‘needs to be rebuilt’ to high standards


Candy company exec who mass-produced Peeps gets his own day

Top union official gets URA board chairmanship


This Philly hustler, once called a ‘drug kingpin’ and spent 30 years in prison, now owns a CBD café

First year of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana sales: Plenty of patients, a trickle of taxes

In first year, Pennsylvanians paid out $132M for medical pot

Clergy Sex Abuse

Vatican defrocks former U.S. cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse


Stone has to stay mum near the courthouse under gag order from judge

2nd arrest in robbery that led to NYPD friendly fire death

Suspended Chesco lawyer again charged with fraud

Spike in robberies near La Salle University has students worried, administrators scrambling

Court filing: Manafort faces more than 19 years in prison

Pa. woman pleads guilty after Wildwood beach fight with police captured on video

Employees at company accused of bribing doctors rapped, danced around a giant bottle of a highly addictive fentanyl spray

Rice Twp. man pleads guilty to $1M scheme


These Philly-area college students gave up their phones. They discovered an addiction. | Maria Panaritis

Student newspaper column about ‘white boys’ makes waves at Pennsylvania college

Penn State’s THON poised to raise millions to fight childhood cancer


Philadelphia Republicans call a ‘do-over’ in mayoral endorsement

To challenge Mayor Kenney, Philly GOP picked this Trump-loving single black mother — and I’m OK with that | Jenice Armstrong


Pennsylvania’s sports-betting handle doubles in January, but it still lags New Jersey by far

Health Care

High vaccination rate in Berks keeps measles at bay

Local News

Newspaper ads placed by former slaves seeking missing relatives to be read on stage at Villanova

McKees Rocks Bridge reopened following multi-vehicle crash

Stained glass windows stolen from historic Braddock church

Latrobe-area hotel to become a Hampton Inn in April

Alt-right organization’s stickers pop up in downtown Harrisburg

‘A senseless and illegal act’: $1,000 reward offered for info on albino deer’s killer

Cambria County Conservation & Recreation Authority seeks wind farm proposals

Langhorne nonprofit celebrates 20 years of helping immigrants

National News

Supreme Court to decide whether the 2020 Census can ask about citizenship

Fired worker kills 5 people, wounds 5 officers at business outside Chicago, police say

9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses

Smaller refunds, unplanned tax bills are new side effect of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Natural Gas

EQM Midstream’s Mountain Valley Pipeline subject of criminal probe


Banning cashless stores: A little legal research may have saved Philly’s City Council a lot of trouble

Philly DA’s Office: Judge’s ruling in Mumia Abu-Jamal case was too broad

Appeals court largely upholds Philadelphia win over Trump administration in sanctuary city case

Officials, civic groups criticize City Commissioners’ process to select new voting system

Indicted Councilman Henon draws two challengers


WPXI-TV part of sale of Cox Media stake to investment firm

State News

DEP says it will create PFAS drinking water standards

‘Sandusky lovers?’ Susquenita superintendent calls auditor general’s accusations ‘a slap in the face’

Will Grace Packer case put child welfare system on trial?


Oversight chair: Trump lawyers gave false info on hush money

N.J. attorney general subpoenas Trump’s inaugural committee

Ex-FBI official recounts discussion about 25th Amendment

Trump claims Japan’s PM nominated him for Nobel Peace Prize

Trump dangles declaration of peace with North Korea

Trump says he uses ‘many stats’ on border immigration. Here’s what studies show.