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Pa. Gov. Wolf urges GOP leaders to move on $145M plan to aid small businesses: ‘We have this money’

Wolf, legislative GOP not talking as $145M relief plan for small businesses languishes

Gov. Wolf urges Republicans in General Assembly to free up $145M for small business relief

Redistricting will be the definitive political fight of 2021 in Pennsylvania. Here’s how it’ll work.

Mullery reintroduces bill to fight blight, revitalize communities

Sharif Street ponders running for the U.S. Senate — and lessons learned from talking about manure

Pennsylvania lawmakers at Capitol work amid heavy security as Gov. Wolf schedules 2-day closure of complex, activates National Guard

Corman talks transparency, yet again

State capitals are preparing for unrest after far-right threats, and residents are dreading it: ‘I feel like I’ve been held hostage’

Police outline plans to protect Pa. Capitol, including street closures, National Guard, air surveillance

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Gov. Wolf: Pa. will soon unveil plans to vaccinate older people

Pa. residents 65+ eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations sooner

Temporary waiver will allow qualified pharmacists to order, administer covid vaccines

Pennsylvania records 313 additional covid deaths, 7,175 more cases

238 new COVID-19 cases reported in Luzerne County on Thursday

Westmoreland County adds 14 covid deaths

More than 1,100 COVID vaccinations complete in Berks County

Highlighting lessons learned, Berks officials review their response to COVID

COVID-19 cases increasing in kids, teens, and young adults, CDC study finds

VA Pittsburgh to offer walk-up covid vaccinations to eligible veterans

COVID-19 vaccines starting to reach Philly area’s intellectually disabled community

Pandemic pay continues for contracted nurses but not most Westmoreland County employees

Signs of the COVID times

Biden unveils a $1.9 trillion plan to stem the coronavirus and steady the economy

How the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting another epidemic among teens: STDs | Expert Opinion

Pennsylvanians want to know why more people are being vaccinated in other states while we wait | PennLive Editorial


U.S. weekly unemployment claims jump to 965,000 as coronavirus takes toll

Five Berks County restaurants ordered to close by the state for violating COVID restrictions

Dozens of licensed restaurants, bars and clubs in Pa. cited for violating COVID orders


Rankin shooting sends father, son to hospitals

More than $45 million worth of illegal drugs seized by Pa. troopers in 2020

Delco prison gets new interim warden


Scranton School District to wait for vaccines before starting in-person instruction

School districts anticipate four times as much pandemic relief money

Bucks County schools find ways to honor MLK in pandemic

Temple University professor and media icon Bryan Monroe dies suddenly at 55


A former Philly insurance executive is eyeing a run for Pennsylvania governor

Fetterman fundraising off Luzerne County voter fraud case; Lt. Gov. selling “My dude in Forty Fort” shirts

Luzerne County Election Inquiry Committee starts drafting recommendations

Health Care

Affordable Care Act open enrollment ends Friday in Pennsylvania

Local News

NBC’s Peacock awards ‘biggest Dundie in the world’ to Scranton

Inauguration events planned in Scranton

Biden picks Scranton woman as DNC treasurer

Rediscover Scranton initiative aims to retain, attract workers and families

Berks County Community Foundation awards $141,300 to 7 programs to improve residents’ health

‘Hindsight really is 2020’: Area experts provide outlook for the economy

Upper Darby receives $1 million grant for new community center

In reaction to budget veto Wilkes-Barre City Council lowering fees it raised

County council candidate says he never entered Capitol during protest

Easton native Michael LaRosa appointed top spokesperson for first lady Jill Biden


Undaunted by the pandemic, Philadelphia’s second casino is set to finally open its doors

How low-income people are spending their $600 pandemic stimulus payments

A decade after wrongful arrests by rogue Philly police, fight for compensation drags on

‘He was the kindest person in the entire world. This is so screwed up,’ sister of slain dog walker says

Philly athletes missing college opportunities as lost seasons keep recruiters away

This developer has a plan to save the Painted Bride’s mosaic. The neighborhood wants to stop him.

Virginia men arrested for gun offenses during Philly vote count face new election-interference charges

Some Philly students will likely return to in-person learning in February, superintendent says

Philadelphia school district opening six specialized regional centers for special needs students


Peduto makes it official, seeks 3rd term as Pittsburgh’s mayor

Pirates, medical partners could ‘potentially utilize’ PNC Park as a covid-19 vaccination center

Pittsburgh Controller Michael Lamb names new deputy

State News

Joanne Rogers, widow of Mister Rogers, dies at 92

577-acre farm in Chester County to become public nature preserve

Buffalo Creek and Loyalhanna looking for votes for Pa. River of the Year

Fayette County was already struggling. Now the pandemic could break it | Mark O’Keefe


Overwhelming opposition to Capitol attacks, majority support for preventing Trump from serving again, poll finds

Pa.’s Scanlon says she saw tour groups in the Capitol before attack

Rep. Scanlon saw Capitol tour before attack; panic button wasn’t attached in her office

Charges: Retired Pa. firefighter threw extinguisher at Capitol Police

Brian Fitzpatrick’s infuriating ‘no’ vote on impeachment shows a total lack of political courage | Editorial