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Wolf, state system leaders agree to give embattled Cheyney University more time

Gov. Tom Wolf wants to offer first-of-its-kind college tuition benefit to Pa. National Guard member families

State Sen. Bartolotta reintroduces bill expanding practice authority for nurse practitioners

Bills target cyber costs

Rep. Pashinski hosting hearing on health care Thursday

Fairness Act long overdue

Sen. Regan: I’m proposing mandatory minimum sentences for fentanyl traffickers


Walmart to allow more time for greeters with disabilities to adjust to new demands

Shell donates $225K to boost Beaver County recycling program

Catholic Church

Greensburg joins other Pa. Catholic dioceses in launching sexual abuse fund


Family found dead in Morrisville grew isolated, spoke of ‘demons’ in weeks before grisly discovery

AG: Non-prosecution agreement in Lackawanna County Prison sex abuse case unenforceable


Former Plum teacher fired after ‘vague’ allegations sues district

More than 80 boys to leave Glen Mills Schools after Inquirer investigation of abuse

Glen Mills abuse represents a broken system that should be doing more for Pa.’s vulnerable kids | Opinion

West Mifflin Area students ask board to add transgender students to discrimination policy

Bucks County parents search for clues to drug use in mock teen bedroom at drug forum

Auditor General: Wilkinsburg schools have hope ‘for first time in generation’

West Jefferson Hills parents voice concerns over racist social media post

Ciavarella steps down as Hanover Area president amid bus issue, but stays on board

Hanover Area board president temporarily steps down

Can Hazleton Area School District do more?

Popcorn, peanut trees and actual green eggs: Read Across America at Kistler

Reading School District settles lawsuit with former superintendent

I-LEAD files lawsuit against Reading School District

State High Student Brought Bullet To School, Causing Brief Lockdown To Investigate Rumors Of Guns

Conrad Weiser qualifies for Governor’s STEM Competition

Strikes come at a time when teachers are more undervalued than ever | Opinion

Students say some going hungry on well-to-do Muhlenberg College campus. What they’re doing about it.


Candidates for 114th seat talk tax relief during debate

Voters try out paper-trail election machine options at Luzerne County demo

Vendors show off new voting systems at expo

Republicans convene Saturday to nominate potential successor to former U.S. Rep. Marino


They’re playing baseball in Florida, but don’t plan to bet on it

Health Care

UPMC says it’s eclipsed Highmark in Medicare Advantage insurance market, Aetna gains

UPMC took in $3.1B more in operating revenue last year than 2017

Local News

$5M office planned for Tunkhannock Twp.

Luzerne council rejects zoning change for DG store

Scranton planners hear update on Laceworks Village project

Clarks Summit borough officials set to open bids for Borough Building

City will pay $75K to settle discrimination suit

Traveling museum brings history here

Kiski Township’s Staff Sgt. Booker to receive second-highest military honor for 2003 battle

Generators protect Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County from disruptions during power outages

Hempfield officials find $125,000 union settlement agreement not done in public eye

Loyalhanna Watershed Association farm preserved by state agriculture board

Easton mayor gets 6 percent pay raise after heated exchange

Lower Merion police officer honored by Race for Peace Committee

Alert firefighter honored for 60 years of service

National News

Virginia first lady criticized for handing cotton to black students on mansion tour

GOP political operative arrested in North Carolina scandal

New Hampshire gives initial approval to recreational pot

Chicago will elect a black woman as its mayor for first time

Natural Gas

Mariner East 2 construction to restart in area of Chester County where water damage occurred


How do Philly assessors assign a value to the land under your house? And do they get it right?

How Philadelphia still feels the impacts of slavery

Philly History Museum closure deemed ‘a disgrace’ by public, but Drexel is praised for stepping in

Learning the language of survival: English lessons through civic engagement at the Free Library

Pizza deliveryman is ambushed in vacant home in Overbrook Park and killed by gunman

Philly school board to take its first votes on applications for new charter schools

Relatives of Philly man killed by police sue for wrongful death

How an obscure City Council rule leaves a trail of blight in Philadelphia | Inga Saffron

After search for preservationist buyer, historic Point Breeze church with ties to architect Frank Furness moves toward demolition

This North Philly bar near Temple hosted legends like Coltrane and Patti LaBelle, but its owner refuses to sell

How to steal a house: Take advantage of holes in city’s and state’s security on property and death records | Editorial

The frustrating charade of recycling in Philadelphia | Opinion


Pittsburgh Public rejects charter application from Imani Christian Academy

Feds decline to prosecute Pittsburgh police officers in bar brawl with Pagans

Suicide prediction score developed by Pitt hopes to prevent teen deaths

Pitt falls into second longest losing streak in program history with loss to Clemson, 62-48

Council sends Lawrenceville housing measure to Planning, but some doubt citywide ‘fit’

Pittsburgh Council shows support for $2M in one-time grants for child care centers

No urgency here: Prison board needs to ramp up suicide prevention

August Wilson Cultural Center searching for artists’ input for upcoming exhibition

Former cop facing drug charges in connection to death of teen girl

Pittsburgh poised to spend nearly $1M on water safety training, new rescue boat

Nearly 4,000 PWSA customers remain under boil water advisory

State News

Days after wind storm, some still waiting for power forced to seek shelter elsewhere

Power outages down to about 2,500 in wake of Sunday wind storm

Feds blame Pa. home blast on faulty natural gas line connection–20190227.html

Luzerne County man first to receive Pennsylvania Veterans Service Medal

Egg watch is on for the Harmar bald eagles

New chronic wasting disease cases prompt steps to prevent spread of deer infections

Pennsylvania court collections, disbursements rise by nearly $30 million over last decade

Methodist clergy in Berks area react to church’s affirmation of LGBTQ bans

Protesters want Berks County Residential Center converted to opioid treatment facility


Study author: Feds should examine reasons for sharp increase in pedestrian deaths

Pedestrian deaths up 41 percent in Pennsylvania

Pedestrian deaths hit highest level in decades: ‘Crossing the street should not be a death sentence’

Peters Council advances plan to convert Mallard Lane into public road

Bieber owner found guilty of operating without license

PennDOT rejects speed signs at Smithtown Road

Contractor slapped with higher penalties on I-83/Mount Rose Avenue project


‘Racist,’ ‘con man’: Cohen assails Trump before Congress

Trump and Kim abruptly cut short summit after failing to reach nuclear deal

House approves first major new gun bill in a generation, signaling political shift

AP FACT CHECK: McConnell’s misleading spin on voting fraud

How some Pa. lawmakers voted on effort to block National Emergency