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Lawmaker, residents ask PUC to review Norfolk Southern rail inspections

Gun show dealers, participants express concern over Pa.-proposed ‘extreme risk’ law

Pennsylvania victims aren’t invited, but will be represented at Vatican conference on clergy sex abuse

State Rep. Boback pushing for government funding for stormwater mandate

The general mess around Pa.’s General Assistance | John Baer

Businesses statewide should accept cash

Editorial: State leaders must find humane way to fight truancy


Tenants emptying out Century III Mall after being given notice to vacate

Analysis: Hundreds of steel firms granted tariff relief

Dunmore cupcakery moving downtown

Wabtec, union workers in Erie at odds over contract


Pennsylvania prisons’ unprecedented mail policy will be tested in federal court this week

Judge to decide if Ashley cop’s accusers can remain anonymous

Midstate woman charged under law intended to halt witness intimidation


Charter schools left out of Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to boost starting teachers salaries

School threat system fields thousands of tips in first month

Reported threat closes Keystone Oaks schools on Tuesday

Seeking exceptions gives Highlands ‘options’ for budget, business manager says

Twin Valley support workers take on school board

Shell again looking to reward teacher, students of the year in county

Misericordia agrees to purchase Payne Printery building, property


Dozens eyeing Marino’s vacant U.S. House seat

Bowman-Hosley announces run in 12th Congressional District


Falling through cracks: Gun control won’t work unless laws are enforced

Health Care

Families grieving a pregnancy loss hit especially hard by medical bills: ‘I wasn’t prepared at all’

Mostly retired doctor from Berks still makes time for house calls

Local News

One Luzerne County municipality gets out of stormwater mandate, and another seeking reprieve

Collins retired from WB police force amid sexual assault allegations

Volunteers sought for the ABCs of county government

Ironing out plan to renovate eyesore in South Scranton

Dickson City police union files two grievances over new schedule

Scranton council to review ways to fight blight

Streetlight project may happen in April

Local church offers 2 outreach programs

Carlislers rally for “Hope Against Hate” to send public show of unity to KKK flyer distributors

National News

N.J., Del. among 16 states filing suit against Trump’s emergency declaration

New Jersey

Majority of New Jersey residents favor legalizing recreational marijuana, poll shows

Opioid Crisis

Using opioids to treat addiction is considered the gold standard. So why aren’t more doctors prescribing them?

Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick gets look at ‘ground zero’ of the opioid epidemic


Strongest growth in housing production in Center City Philly area since 2002, new report finds

Philly judge cites prosecutorial misconduct, vacates conviction of man who spent 28 years on death row

Philly’s new voting machines: A Q&A guide to the process, the controversy, and why it matters

Betsy Ross’ imperiled family Bible is saved by local conservation center

‘I wanted to thrive.’ How Kishon Carter found success, and college credits, after leaving high school.

Philadelphia promised to stand with Pittsburgh after the Tree of Life shooting. Time to do it. | Editorial

Philly GOP votes to let Daphne Goggins keep mayoral endorsement

South Philly Republicans: Mayor Kenney, City Council must reckon with ‘Johnny Doc’ indictment | Opinion


City begins a string of landslide remediation projects, costing $8 million

Pittsburgh council to consider new fund to improve city’s child care facilities

Pittsburgh creates $2 million fund to improve child care centers citywide

Programs at Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh get federal funding

In the “Compassionate City,” governmental unity has helped to reduce child poverty rates.

When it comes to travel, Pittsburgh Public school board leads the pack

Keith Burris named Post-Gazette executive editor

Demonstrators Downtown join those elsewhere in protesting Trump’s national emergency declaration

Demonstrators rally in Pittsburgh over Trump’s emergency declaration

Are more restaurants closing than usual in Pittsburgh? And if so, why?

Volunteers sought for third year of large, free dental clinic

City set to repair damage caused by 2018 Spring Hill landslide

Five-block Smallman Street makeover will include public plaza, bike lanes

Some students, faculty remain uneasy about CMU’s Army AI Task Force

New shops to open at Pittsburgh International Airport in spring

Pittsburgh Hays bald eagles deliver 3rd egg

Kindergartner brings loaded gun to Pittsburgh elementary school

State News

Racist, anti-Semitic fliers left at Pa. suburban homes spark community meeting

Ski-related deaths are rare, but precautions should always be taken

Bucks County residents push back against planned chemical plant

Some caught off guard as many see smaller tax returns

5 facts: James Buchanan, not the best president, but Pennsylvania’s only

No need for state to wait for safe water

DEP says it will create PFAS drinking water standards


Road in Exeter expected to remain closed for a ‘few weeks’

Highway service patrol coming to Reading area in March

Trans-Bridge proposes adding new bus service to Philadelphia, wants to hear from commuters

Report shows how more Pennsylvania drivers can go electric


Secure border is ‘better for the middle school kids’ than new school, Lindsey Graham says