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‘This isn’t just a math game gone awry:’ advocates want publicly-drawn maps to be a part of redistricting

Struggling Pa. families need more support; Lawmakers, Wolf need to boost TANF payments | Opinion

Senator Corman says proposal to move Pa. appeals courts to regional elections won’t be on May ballot

Don’t exempt state police from hearings

House Bill 38 should be defeated | PennLive letters


Tolls considered for I-83 bridge in Harrisburg; opponents call it ‘a new tax’

PennDOT begins process to start tolling 9 bridges to pay for replacement spans

PennDOT hopes to fix major bridges across the state, including on I-79, but make them toll bridges

PennDOT P3 Initiative looks to tolling to repair, maintain state’s bridges

PennDOT considers tolling 9 bridges, including one in Berks

I-83 South Bridge: PennDOT eyes replacement, possibly tolling it to pay for costs

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Pennsylvania health department defends COVID-19 vaccine output

Health department responds to Yudichak criticism on COVID-19 vaccine distribution

COVID-19 vaccine appointments will be delayed by the winter storm, Pa. and N.J. say

Few Black people in Pa. have received COVID-19 vaccines

As vaccine waiting lists grow, community pharmacies unsure when supply will arrive

Vaccine appointments rescheduled due to severe weather

Severe weather delays covid vaccine shipments to Pennsylvania

COVID increases need for foster and adoptive families in Pa.

Berks County could soon have a community COVID vaccination site

Berks County gets 178 COVID cases, most for a day this month

Pennsylvania should open up nursing homes to visitors: ‘What they are doing to our seniors is despicable’

Intimate partner violence, Pa.’s silent pandemic, can be silent no longer | Fletcher McClellan and Paige Oustrich


Woman slain, assailant fatally shot by police in Lawrence County

Police say Stowe Township man killed brother, brother’s girlfriend in their home

Wanted man dies after Nanticoke shooting


Advocates gearing up for fair education funding push

Scranton School Board: union president’s remarks hurtful, promoted stereotypes

Covid report card: A look at first semester cases in Allegheny, Westmoreland school districts

Reading School District looks to save $400,000 by refinancing bonds

Bethlehem NAACP calls for full return to in-class learning; school district says hybrid learning is still safer

Two more Pa. state universities aim to fully reopen

3 Western Pa. public universities plan for campus reopening this fall

At Penn State, a generations-old philanthropy to fight childhood cancer, ‘Thon,’ weathers a pandemic


Pa. congresswoman Madeleine Dean’s profile rises amid Senate buzz

Malcolm Kenyatta is running for Senate in Pennsylvania

State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta announces U.S. Senate run

Pa.’s suburbs show the power of ‘eds and meds’ in turning red districts blue | Opinion

U.S. Supreme Court will consider Rep. Kelly’s petition over Pa. mail-in voting law

League of Women Voters, NAACP partner to host forum on running for local office


Report: Pa. casinos see revenue increase in January

Health Care

The ACA marketplace is open again for insurance sign-ups. Here’s what you need to know.

Local News

Lackawanna County to distribute $6.2 million in federal rent relief

Scranton awards $150G in CARES Act funding for UNC housing navigator position

Tenants evicted from condemned West Reading apartments now staying in hotels

Commissioners dash calls for Westmoreland health department, trumpet broadband upgrade

National News

U.S. unemployment claims jumped to 861,000 last week as layoffs stayed high

Montana relaxes gun restrictions, allows guns on campuses and inside state Capitol


Waiting for a bus and shot in the leg: A victim tries to make sense of the shooting at Olney Transportation Center

This mother-daughter duo is fighting the stigma of period poverty with the nation’s first crowdfunded menstrual hub in Philly

Some Philly parents are getting worried their kids are ‘never going to be in school’

City Council joint committee hearing looks at strategies to safely reopen Philadelphia schools

Philly detective from Major Crimes Auto Squad arrested, fifth officer charged in a month

Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium will host Philadelphia’s first 24-hour, walk-up vaccination site

As Philadelphia fumbles on vaccines, Black residents are left on sidelines

GIANT prepares to open flagship store in Philly, betting that shoppers will want to visit


Rep. Ed Gainey calls on Peduto, Pittsburgh officials to act to prevent evictions

Mayoral-candidate Ed Gainey joins calls for Pittsburgh to enact an eviction moratorium

Health workers union to endorse Rep. Gainey in Pittsburgh mayoral race

Port Authority’s Oakland-Downtown Pittsburgh ‘rapid transit’ project begins federal review

Grant will help STEM and robotics education at Pittsburgh Public Schools

Peduto to be final speaker at virtual Paris climate agreement event

Peduto to speak during event marking U.S. return to Paris Climate Agreement

That 4 p.m. anxiety for Downtown street parkers? It started 100 years ago

Hairstyle protection law doesn’t impact ban on Pittsburgh police growing beards

Chelsa Wagner joins crowded field in race for Allegheny County judge

State News

A once-touted Mariner East pipeline bribery case is poised to end with no convictions

Pennsylvania appoints new state park manager for Tobyhanna


U.S. faces a long road to an electrified vehicle future

Allegheny County eyes April start for Springhill Road project in Harrison


Pat Toomey: This is why I voted to impeach Trump | Opinion

Ted Cruz returns to Texas from Cancún after Democrats call for resignation