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Legislators pitch a bill to rescue Pennsylvania’s nuclear plants

Push resumes to recognize official Pennsylvania amphibian

Saturday and Sunday hunting topics sparking debate across Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s Opening Day For Deer Hunting Season Could Get Moved To Saturday

State Senate committee to consider Sunday hunting at Tuesday hearing

Dinniman tells students free press crucial to America’s freedom

Pa. legislators shouldn’t wait for the next shootings to pass sensible gun laws | Editorial

Lawmakers who commit crimes would lose pensions under bill approved by Pa. Senate

Western Pa. lawmaker introduces bill to legalize recreational marijuana

Leach leaves committee in light of abuse allegations

Philadelphia House Delegation unites to raise communities out of poverty | Opinion

Pa.’s most vulnerable requires the continuation of the General Assistance program | Opinion

State Rep. Bernstine introduces bill on disclosing terms in publicly funded construction projects


5 things to watch for in Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget plan


GM confirms white-collar job cuts to happen over next two weeks

Heresy? The operator of the country’s ‘cleanest, most modern’ coal plant is trying out gas and solar

Jeannette pharmaceutical lab reaches agreement with FDA over sterilization concerns

Retirement will cause Reading’s oldest rental store to close

Shell to build innovation center at Potter Township cracker plant site

PA, NJ business owners, workers have mixed response to minium wage hike

DEP orders Erie Coke to address numerous violations


Pa. State Police now limited in flagging undocumented immigrants to ICE

Bucks County man pleads guilty in $530k turtle-selling scheme

Recent violence prompts increased police presence around Penn Hills bars

Public corruption retrial of Westmoreland sheriff Held likely off until after primary

Former Lackawanna County Prison guard expects to testify in own defense

Police department in Berks County testing license-plate readers


Pa. opens hotline for school bullying, threats. Sobering facts show why it’s needed.

Spring-Ford wins $35K PA STEM grant

Amid lack of transparency, resident calls for new Scranton school director to resign

Freeport, Leechburg and Fox Chapel high schools notch wins with anti-drug videos

Students abused by automotive teacher sue CTC

Temple among first local universities to openly display Progress Pride flag

Police say Duquesne University student jumped to his death


Voter registration deadline is Monday for 114th District special election


Parx Casino wants to open a satellite sportsbook at the Valley Forge Turf Club

Health Care

Capacity doubles at area hospital’s ER

Department of Environmental Protection announces settled with Wayne Memorial Health System over malfunctioning X-ray machine

Local News

Residents want Swoyersville to fight stormwater fee

Wilkes-Barre seeks Community Survey input

UPDATED: Luzerne County DA Salavantis seeking third term

Officer withdraws from K9 attack civil suit

City: Torching frozen pipes caused last week’s fire in W-B

Courthouse Square sidewalks in Scranton to get repaired

Scranton council advances bridge repairs

Scranton Lackawanna Head Start program receives more than $8 million in federal funding

High price of corruption

Greensburg woos developers for downtown hotel project

South Buffalo looks for ways to bring public sewage to township

Reading leaders planning for city’s future

Birdsboro approves revised ARL agreement

Norristown holds pair of redevelopment forums

Anti-blight initiative good move

National News

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Natural Gas

More wells saw pressure spikes tied to CNX Utica well problem; efforts to ‘kill’ well underway

Gas well pressure issue leads to testing of water supply for northern Westmoreland County communities

Gas driller backs off demand to have Dimock Twp. man thrown in jail

New Jersey

Ex-N.J. official claims ‘illegal’ votes by Indians cost him reelection. Democrats call his words racist and hateful.


City hauls 338 abandoned cars from Kensington in anti-opioid effort

Immigrants find health — and home — in Philly’s Buddhist centers

For leader John Dougherty, union-paid generosity began at home

Philadelphia is considering banning cashless stores. Now’s your chance to be heard

Northeast Philadelphia priest accused of sexual abuse and placed on leave


On Rosa Parks’ birthday, advocates push for transit fairness

PWSA, city to rework cooperation agreement

PWSA rates would increase by nearly 14 percent under recommendation

5 reasons why autonomous cars aren’t coming anytime soon

Mon Incline remains out of service after water main break floods station

Andy Warhol had it his way in Burger King Super Bowl commercial

Dolly Parton Imagination Library planned for Pittsburgh

State News

Future looks bright for hemp in Westmoreland County and Pennsylvania

What you should know about CBD, America’s new favorite alternative medicine

State-wide award will honor those who protect children from abuse

Skier dies after incident at Camelback Mountain resort

Body found on I-81 in possible road-rage incident: state police

Six midstate counties on code orange air quality alert

Deer culling to be delayed


After missing massacre by minutes, Oakland man becomes White House guest at SOTU speech

Pennsylvania lawmakers set expectations ahead of President Trump’s State of the Union address