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More women, lots of new faces: Pennsylvania, meet your newest General Assembly

State lawmakers prepare for New Year’s Day swearing-in

Local native set to become state senator

Wishes for 2019: Leaders tell us their hopes, dreams

York County legislators lay out priorities for 2019-20 session


Group sharing suggestions for redistricting reform in Pa.


Wanting to get things done, Wolf prepares for a second term


Bomb-proof seats, fast-food software: New uses for old pillmaker sites in Philly suburbs

Gap in Viewmont closing by month’s end

Catholic Church

Vatican spokesman, deputy resign amid crisis period for pope


Teen, 2 adults the victims of weekend triple shooting in northwest Reading, police say

Man dies at Lehigh County corrections center, authorities say


Scranton case could impact law that allows economic furlough of teachers

West Scranton High School students use 3-D printer to honor local vets

What the average teacher earns in every Pa. public school district


Former sportscaster Conigliaro seeks 114th District seat

Health Care

Hospitals must post ‘chargemaster’ prices online. How useful will that be?

Local News

Area hotel developers owe back taxes on properties

Salvaging Scranton Lace brick by brick

Hazleton to decide soon on reserved parking

Jeannette, Penn Borough fire departments consider merging

Harrison approves salary, pay increases for several township employees

Allegheny Family Network offering free community shuttle in Highlands School District area

National News, social platform favored by alleged Tree of Life gunman, boasts amid probe

Amid an export boom, the US is still importing natural gas

Opioid Crisis

Reporting opioid abuse: Tipline is a new strategy for fighting an epidemic


City settles for $350K with woman who claims supervisors knew for years her harasser was a problem

Government shutdown shines a light on Philly’s federal workers living paycheck to paycheck

Immigrants are welcome in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia | Opinion

A night with Philly’s ‘violence interrupter’ teams who offer services to curb bloodshed


Out with a splash: Pittsburgh area closes 2018 with precipitation record

Pittsburgh Creche organizers hoping to raise enough funds to endow display

Jewish Federation gets $70,000 gift for victims of terror fund

State News

Chester County preserves 500th farm in open-space initiative

Yes, it did more than rain in 2018

$1 million lottery ticket sold in Spring Township

New year will bring new, higher prices for consumers

Every newborn in Pa. will get a college savings account and 12 other changes that could affect you in 2019

Area counties report jobs, business investment in 2018

Major pension overhaul — with reduced benefits — going into effect for new state workers, teachers


House Democrats ready strategy to reopen government, deny Trump wall money

House Democrats bracing for a robust freshman class

Elizabeth Warren announces exploratory committee for 2020 presidential run