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Some hoped letting groceries, mini-marts sell wine would kill Pa.’s state stores. It hasn’t

3 things Rep. Metcalfe’s one-sided hearing got wrong about RGGI | Opinion

Underfunded enforcement upends law


Fetterman says he won’t unblock Twitter critics


County police superintendent responds to criticism in Wilkinsburg mass shooting case

Wilkinsburg mayor rebukes Allegheny County police, prosecutors for ‘reckless handling’ of mass shooting case

2 charged in the killing of woman found strangled in McKeesport park

‘Stop and frisk’ to get illegal guns off the street should be tried, says Pa. pardons board administrator


A western Pennsylvania school district ran out of paper. That’s everything you need to know about school funding in Pa. | Analysis

Scranton teachers rally for fair funding, safer schools

Mt. Pleasant High School students win statewide award for suicide prevention video

New after-school program helping students at Avon Grove


Mike Bloomberg makes Wednesday’s debate stage, facing Democratic rivals for 1st time

Campaigns warn of chaos ahead of Nevada caucuses

Could Pennsylvania’s 43K new citizens make the difference in 2020 election?

Deadline arrives for candidates to get on primary election ballot

Lindy Li, claiming to be a victim of ‘Bernie Bro’ bullying, resigns from PA Young Democrats post

Health Care

How the coronavirus ‘jumped’ to humans is a story as old as evolution

Local News

WWII airman honored anew on 75th anniversary of death

Washington Township scraps planning commission, hires administrator

Pirates legend Bill Mazeroski’s house in Hempfield goes on auction block

W-B city controller cited with public drunkenness; Snyder calls it a ‘misunderstanding’

Beaver County sees influx of tax revenue; treasurer suggests dropbox

National News

Under a barrage of sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy

Natural Gas

Editorial: Two words haunt Mariner East pipeline project

Opioid Crisis

In Berks County, overdose deaths rose in 2019; opioids still an epidemic


Students will get back inside Ben Franklin High, SLA after a long delay, $50M in renovations

How a modern castle came to occupy the heart of Center City | Inga Saffron

A spike in the cost of electricity at the Philadelphia Flower Show is shocking some vendors

Two former top prosecutors have sued Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner, saying he fired them because of age

Fresh Grocer will close its University City store after losing a legal battle with Penn

Car-free streets a nice idea, but just one spoke in a complex wheel | Editorial

How Philly Democrats will get out the vote in 2020 | Opinion

More Philly campuses need collegiate recovery programs | Opinion


Allegheny County Democratic Committee favors moderates over progressives in primary endorsements

Scrutiny of Allegheny County Democratic Committee increases after Pa. House endorsements

FOP rejects another contract offer from city

Pittsburgh police union rejects Mayor Peduto’s 2.5% raise offer, dispute heads to arbitration

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

Mike Tomlin ‘hacked off’ at ESPN’s portrayal of Mason Rudolph-Myles Garrett situation

Carnegie Science Center names Kim Amey as deputy director

Park tax squabbles

Workshops to cover composting, recycling, rain barrels

Trump’s proposed budget includes spending boost for locks and dams in Pittsburgh area

State News

‘What’s going on is clearly illegal’: Ex-feds from Pa., N.J. say it’s time for Attorney General William Barr to go

New Stanton area hemp processor CAMO closes, stranding farmers

Cannabis festival won’t return to Scranton park

PPL’s plan to hasten clean-energy goal fuels questions about its future

Harrisburg is the state capital with the highest unemployment rate, new study states

Auditor general finds some flaws in Delco firefighter relief associations


Route 222 corridor upgrades are back on the table, but not for seven years