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Pa.’s tax climate ranked 29th in U.S.

Reminder: Pennsylvania’s ‘Do Not Call’ list is now permanent

Rep. DiGirolamo ‘bittersweet’ about leaving state office for county seat

In 2019, thousands of Pa. workers lost their jobs with little notice. Our lawmakers can fix that. | Opinion

Emissions testing: Time for some needed adjustments


Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf unveils mental health initiative that aims to ‘end the stigma’

New Wolf admin plan aims to reduce stigma of mental illness, encourage people to seek help

Wolf turns state focus to mental health


3 crashes, 3 deaths raise questions about Tesla’s Autopilot

U-Haul International to stop hiring smokers in 21 states

Area jobless numbers up again in November


Sources: The heroin that led to overdoses of 5 women in a Philly-area jail was brought in by a son

Convicted murderer died in prison; cause unknown

Ridley man free on bail after 11th DUI


Scranton School Board appoints new member


State Rep. Hill-Evans running for reelection

Health Care

With no patients to see, Ellwood City hospital parent files for bankruptcy

State licensing process delays opening of Hempfield hospital

Retiring CEO John Morahan has shepherded St. Joseph through many changes

Obamacare Lawsuit: Why Pa. needs to prepare for the worst | Opinion

Local News

NeighborWorks to administer modified Scranton homebuyer program

United Way of Berks County announces summer learning grant opportunities

Jeannette hikes property taxes by almost 6%

Meeting set on Toby Creek plan

Griffith pushes for more decisions at first county council meeting

Upcoming DAR book fair to benefit county library system

W-B native brings magic to sick children

National News

A Texas baby can be removed from life support over her family’s objections, a judge rules

Testing drivers for cannabis is hard. Here’s why


Big business in Philly campaigned for ‘real change.’ Change came — but not the kind it wanted.

North Philadelphia elementary school to remain closed due to asbestos concerns

Two Mummers who wore blackface ‘are never going to be allowed to march again’ for Froggy Carr Wench Brigade

Philly pays $4 million to settle lawsuit brought by man cleared of murder conviction in 2017

Philly’s average temperatures are rising, along with the overall global trend

I am proof that children shouldn’t be prosecuted in adult court | Opinion

After latest blackface incident, Mummers should break ties with racist groups | Editorial


Fitzgerald, County Council enter new era of coexistence

Rich Fitzgerald highlights goals for his final term as Allegheny County executive

County seeks new air quality regulations to combat unhealthy smog

Fearing climate change and worse air, Allegheny County to propose new pollution regulations

Report: 2019 homicides in Pittsburgh lowest in two decades; rest of county struggles to match

3 new Allegheny County Council members sworn in, new president selected

Seniors can still use blue, yellow transit cards for Port Authority rides

State News

Superior Court faults order in Scaife trust fund case

Buffalo Creek in running for Pennsylvania River of the Year

Here’s what you need to know about getting a Real ID in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania hunters could see 12 major changes in hunting seasons

Report on Medical Assistance Transportation Program change highlights impact on current riders


Westmoreland Transit buses run normally after county operations takeover

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport to concentrate on ground projects

Turnpike tolls to rise Sunday

PennDOT to replace drainage pipe on Forgedale Road in Rockland Township to alleviate flooding


‘Reconsider’ Roe v. Wade, over 200 members of Congress ask the Supreme Court

World News

Iran vows ‘harsh’ response to U.S. killing of top general