For a new lieutenant governor, John Fetterman looks unconventional. His life story might be more unusual.


State News
Confusion over statewide Safe2Say program remains 2 days before going live


Under new Pennsylvania mandate, schools must make it their business to prepare students for careers
Taking the Lead: Women hold presidency at all four Cumberland County colleges, universities


Slot machines, fantasy sports, mini-casinos: Pennsylvania online gambling a year after legalization
The future of sports betting? NBA team’s telecast to open new doors


Moody’s downgrades two ANIZDA bonds, concerned about overreliance on biggest businesses to pay debt
Ferro will shut down its Canton plant
Fiat Chrysler settles with Pennsylvania over emissions cheating


Catholic Church Scandal
Diocese, Zubik, Wuerl sued in latest round of accusations


Washington D.C
Report: FBI probed whether Trump secretly worked for Russia
‘I thought I’d grease the skids’: Freshman congressman tries to bring 6-pack to House floor
Trump border wall donations to be returned


Government Shutdown
U.S. aviation system starting to show strains from shutdown
Some federal workers get $0 paychecks
More than 2,000 Pa. federal employees ask for unemployment benefits
Subsidized housing complexes in Squirrel Hill, elsewhere, feel the pinch of shutdown


Local News
Refugee resettlement agency consolidating Pennsylvania operations in Lancaster
Pottstown man runs regularly … for president–for-president
Two days after raid at City Hall, mayor’s office, officials mum on “ongoing matter”
WVSA plans to pursue legal action over stormwater fee


Report: Philly narcotics cops falsified paperwork and lied to investigators
Soda tax takes toll on stores near the city’s edge
More than mushrooms: Kennett Square squeezes more shops, people in a tiny borough Eagles win, Miller Lite is picking up the tab

New Jersey
With hair rules clarified, Buena wrestler Andrew Johnson scores a pin in his return to the mat after controversy surrounding his dreadlocks


Will riders like plastic bus seats? Port Authority will find out
Uniontown Hospital unwinds partnership with UPMC, talks with WVU Medicine continue
The start of adulthood | Japanese “Coming-of-Age” ceremony at Pitt honors students turning 20
Silver Sneakers remains strong in Western Pa. as Pittsburgh YMCA drops programs