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Bucks state senators assigned committees

Baker urges delay of proposed rule change in medical liability cases

Advocates urge the public to embrace the merits of cannabis

A new day may be dawning at Pa. Capitol when it comes to allegations of sexual misconduct

State representative from Pittsburgh holds forum on legalizing marijuana


State College shooter pleaded guilty to DUI crash charges days before killings

Mike Diebold’s pending release from jail irks some Leechburg residents

Allegations highlight power differential when cops pull women over

Lackawanna County homicides increase: Eight killings in 2018

Prison GED program’s all female class begins; calls for co-ed classes continue


Break-away fraternities create unusual situation at WVU

Catholic schools tackle declining enrollment with tax credit scholarships

City school bus attendant’s job inspired her to return to school


For second time, a Democratic candidate bows out of race to fill seat of convicted Philly lawmaker

Women make big gains in state capitols, but men still hold most top posts

League of Women Voters to hold forum as debate gears up over redistriciting


Revenue drops at Mohegan Sun Pocono and Mount Airy in 2018

Government Shutdown

Government shutdown cost U.S. economy at least $6 billion, analysis says

Some national parks open to visitors post-shutdown

Health Care

Sick and struggling in Coal Country

Hot Jobs | Area medical centers report ‘lots of options’ in nursing

Local News

These Malvern moms serve gourmet food out of a gas station

Investment group set to buy Burlington Center Mall, with reported plans for industrial project

Midweek polar vortex to bring 20-below wind chills: But first, more snow

Western Pennsylvania’s craft beer market grows with the flow

Fifteen Luzerne County municipalities increasing real estate taxes in 2019

Foster teens get their night to shine

3-alarm fire damages Cumru dry cleaner

Cold but nice at West Reading’s Ice ‘N Spice

Hundreds compete in Lego competition

Full bellies and warm hearts on Penn Street

Johnstown’s hidden treasure: Leaders would like to raise curtain again on vaudeville-era State Theater (video)

Trash-disposal crisis means consumers will pay more

Phillipsburg girl, 6, starts hot chocolate stand to help pay the bills after dad’s surgery

National News

Transgender military personnel in limbo over Trump plan

Price of Forever stamps to increase to 55 cents

Aviation school ready to take flight as pilot shortage grows


Philadelphia’s annual homeless count reveals new realities about the opioid crisis

Philadelphia says goodbye to its iconic 30th Street Station flipboard


Record rain makes Pittsburgh area rivers challenging to use

Pittsburgh’s neighborhood boosters face changing landscape

State News

As Highmark and UPMC break last ties, will Pennsylvania’s attorney general step in?


IRS will need at least a year to recover from government shutdown, watchdog tells Congress

Trump’s demand for a border wall shut down the government. At the same time, his company was firing undocumented workers.


Venezuelan showdown moves to UN as dueling presidents dig in