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Move up ’24 presidential primaries


In Bucks County, a new program is sending first-time drug offenders to treatment instead of to a courtroom

Teen shot after home invasion in Butler


Biracial student journalist at Beaver County school stands her ground with KKK leader

Sto-Rox paper shortage helped by a tweet

Discussion over Leechburg’s Veterans Memorial Stadium continues

Filling classroom void: Guest substitute program brings real-life experience

A college president’s advice to students: don’t borrow! | Opinion


Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden and Amy Klobuchar accuse Mike Bloomberg of trying to buy Democrats’ election

Pete Buttigieg rebuts criticism of his sexuality: ‘I’m proud of my marriage’

Mike Bloomberg is getting a serious look from suburban Democrats who just want to beat Trump

Immigrant voters gain clout in Pa.; could they have an impact on the election?

Pa. officials worry about new voting machines, new law in 2020 elections

Pundits says Democrats who want to ban fracking can’t win Pa. Here’s why they’re wrong. | Opinion

Luzerne County election director issues plea for poll workers

What does it take to run an election?

Health Care

Can magic mushrooms and LSD treat depression and anxiety? Scientists are optimistic.

Trading quarantines amid virus concerns, Americans from cruise land in U.S.

As always, flu dangerous

Local News

Lackawanna County wants info on repairs of Electric City Parking Garage

Scranton city council to discuss legal defense over 511 taxes lawsuit during executive session

Jessup still weighing options on 19th century church

How Reading’s high eviction rate dampens participation in politics

Berks County Fire Chaplains Network off to a running start

Radnor stumped over tree removal, manager’s resignation

Football legend Cefalo to speak at Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick banquet

Stormwater fee opponent crowd predicted at Luzerne County committee meeting

Stormwater fee fight grows in southern Luzerne County

Next of kin seek return of loved one’s body, fault coroner for notification process

Schuylkill OKs money for medical transportation

Group that makes river rescues could shut down unless it finds a new Easton home

Modern Landfill begins groundwater testing as residents pitch demands

National News

States adopt ‘Bring Baby to Work’ plans, but lag on paid leave | Analysis

Natural Gas

Additional shale gas well pad planned for Arconic property in Upper Burrell


It costs more than $70,000 a year for a Philadelphia family of four to live without help; in the suburbs, up to $88,000

What contamination lurks on — and under — shuttered South Philly refinery

This one-of-a-kind conference in Philadelphia celebrates the real people behind the Underground Railroad

At Archbishop Chaput’s last Mass, he tells Philadelphia Catholics: ‘I’m very grateful to you’

Councilmanic prerogative is Philadelphia’s invitation to corruption | Opinion

As a West Philadelphia hospital expects to end services, City Council wants to find solutions


Fee could raise an estimated $2M to tear down Allegheny’s County’s blighted properties

Walkabout: Pittsburgh’s formidable fleet — rescuing food to eliminate hunger

Black History Month 2020: When Pittsburgh was the center of Black baseball | Opinion

Pittsburgh area’s mild winters creating mountains of salt

State News

Group home operator serving intellectually disabled? Leave your real estate worries to this firm.

Surveyors tackling resurvey of Mason-Dixon Line

At a Pa. Catholic seminary, hope for church beyond scandals

NEPA’s snowmobiling season might be a bust, but weatherman says don’t rule out March

Daughters of the American Revolution chapter leading effort to celebrate nation’s 250th birthday

Toll of litter and illegal dumping in 9 Pennsylvania cities — including Reading — is focus of state study

Another vigil at Berks detention center as efforts to close it stall


New traffic signal coming to Route 100 and Shoemaker Road in Pottstown