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Pennsylvania’s vaccine program is flailing. Nurses in the statehouse are out to fix it.

Pennsylvania State Police will escape legislative scrutiny in 2021 budget process

Child care providers say Pa. policy shifts are causing financial strain

State should regulate clear-cutting

Argall holds town hall to answer COVID-19 vaccine questions

Coronavirus – COVID-19

COVID-19 Update: Pennsylvania approaches 900,000 cases

Can vaccinated people still spread COVID-19? How long does immunity last? Here’s what science knows now.

Risk of community spread of COVID lessening in Pennsylvania; Berks still in ‘substantial’ group

Nursing home group cites evidence COVID-19 vaccine is already working for their residents

Ross OKs using community center gym for covid vaccination clinic; no opening date announced

Bucks County: Sharing COVID vaccine appointment link caused delays

71 new COVID-19 cases reported in county on Tuesday

UPDATE: Montgomery County reports 507 coronavirus cases, three deaths over four-day period

Child stricken with mystery COVID-related syndrome: ‘People just don’t know about it’


Guest Column: Governor Tom Wolf explains his budget priorities

Lt. gov shouldn’t duck the press


Budding business coming to Scranton

Nestle selling North American water business, which includes 2 Lehigh Valley plants, for $4.3 billion


Police in Delaware County are still looking for the gunman who opened fire in a Walmart

Former Hershey Christian Academy basketball coach charged in U.S. Capitol riot

FBI: Former girls basketball coach at Hershey Christian Academy involved in insurrection

Former teacher get five years probation after chat with teen


Scranton school directors plan to strengthen fight for fair funding from state

New Kensington-Arnold facing $1.5M deficit in 2021-22 budget

Superintendent: Greater Latrobe no longer bound by strict school closure benchmarks

How public schools fail to recognize Black prodigies | Opinion

Biden reframes his goal on reopening of elementary schools


5 Republicans seek party nod for special election in 59th state House district

The Gale brothers of Montgomery County are teaming up to run for governor and U.S. Senate

The push to punish Pat Toomey points to a future tied to Trump for Pennsylvania Republicans

Western Pa. GOP focuses ire on Pat Toomey, as Republicans battle for control of the party

Editorial: Reading activists right to push for more voter involvement

Local News

Pandemic curbed Scranton’s parking revenues

Reading mayor outlines plan to fight gun violence in city

Reading Science Center receives $357,000 grant to operate STEM program for girls

Tenants of West Reading apartments forced to move after building fails inspection

Reading Mayor Eddie Moran signs contract with the city’s firefighters

Sale of Luzerne County-owned property discussed

Tamaqua CRIZ may assist with bed and breakfast funding

National News

How an ex-Philly cop made it his mission to expose police shootings of Black people

New Jersey

N.J. Gov. Murphy announces new climate office and $100M to electrify ports, buses


Philly is staring down the barrel of a $450 million budget gap and the pain won’t stop there

‘Really painful decisions’ could be in store over city’s projected $450M budget gap next year, official says

Philly City Council members announce new police station, other initiatives in Kensington

Philadelphia seeks 16.9% water rate increase, citing revenue erosion from pandemic

Philly police officer charged with sexually assaulting 8th grader

Philly Fighting COVID got a city contract while groups emphasizing racial equity didn’t

Man killed in North Philly shooting

Jonathan Saidel as Ambassador to Malta? A big union wants Biden to appoint the former Philly controller


Judge to decide landlord case challenging Pittsburgh rental registry ordinance

City officials work to help Pittsburgh residents facing eviction

‘Tiresome’ winter weather presents challenges for Pittsburgh-area road crews

Groups kick off campaign to bring attention to city school board elections

Pittsburgh mayoral endorsements start to roll in as candidates begin drive for signatures

4th gun in 12 days caught at Pittsburgh airport

State News

For those collecting unemployment benefits, Tax Day may come with a surprise expense they can’t cover

Extension of federal unemployment programs leads to ‘bold’ fraud attempts in Pa.

Pa. jobless benefit scams at $2.5M; Arnold woman pleads guilty to defrauding system

Driver suing state police troopers, officer over traffic stop in Aliquippa

Pa. Lottery ticket sales on track for a banner year


In COVID-19 relief bill, Pa. GOP lines up to oppose more spending amid pandemic

COVID-19 bill would scale up ability to spot virus mutations

Senate Democrats’ push for President Biden to forgive $50,000 in student loans would make 36 million debt-free

Biden town hall: President optimistic on elementary schools, virus aid bill