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Pa.’s sports betting taxes so high legal bookmakers may shun state

New Pennsylvania law allows school boards to discuss security measures in private

Mandate lead test for schools

I made the choice to have my baby. Don’t let Pa. lawmakers take that choice away from other women | Opinion


Protesters continue push for end to gerrymandering


Gov. Wolf should keep pushing to close Berks immigrant detention center | Editorial


Union announces tentative labor agreement with Giant Eagle


Troopers confiscate $7 million in drugs in last 3 months

Two providers respond to county RFP for prison GED program, county reviewing proposals


NativityMiguel school marks milestone with summer session

Former Temple president Theobald was fourth-highest-paid public university president in the U.S. the year he left, study says

Let the door hit you: University presidents make more when they leave

Pa. state universities to hike tuition nearly 3 percent


David, Dean focus on issues in 4th District

Bernie Sanders praises John Fetterman’s progressive agenda during rally at CMU

Report: Pa. could increase voter turnout with voter registration changes


Mini-casino licensee asks for more time to select casino site

Health Care

Unhappy end: Highmark, UPMC split needlessly disrupts care

Local News

Act 47, just the beginning of Wilkes-Barre’s fiscal recovery drama

Synchronization of Luzerne County government payroll set for completion Oct. 1

NEPA Rainbow Alliance returns to Kirby Park with 5K, family day

County official wants more budget updates

Long-delayed defamation trial against newspaper starts Monday

Scranton councilman opposes city rehiring its labor counsel

Scranton City Hall likely needs millions in repairs

Three years later, Sammi’s overdose death still drives rally for change

McKees Rocks developer veers away from 2011 revitalization plan for former railroad brownfield

Lonnie Walker IV assists in giving back to Reading Blacktop basketball league

Reading Pride Celebration Festival culmination of events

Reading water problems blamed on air in system

Grants encourage home ownership

Former city councilman pushes for Erie Lightway project

National News

City reverses policy on rule used to exclude Muslim swimmers

Good sports: More pro teams should consider lower food prices

New Jersey

N.J. adding $351 million to schools, and ‘moms’ help make it happen

Opioid Crisis

Construction industry hit hard by opioid epidemic; builders sound alarm


Philadelphia restaurateur was driver with developer Sean Schellenger when he was fatally stabbed in Rittenhouse Square

Nicetown marchers call for end to city violence


Pittsburgh Public Schools partners with Pa. on school improvement plan

Advocates gather signatures to put Children’s Fund on November ballot

Pittsburgh police shoot man in leg in Arlington

Pittsburgh police shoot armed man in leg

Bernie Sanders touches on familiar topics, but still excites at AFT convention

Pittsburgh feels the Bern as Bernie Sanders addresses national teachers conference

‘Best race in the United States’ Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix raises money for charity

State News

Why are cameras still out of order in Pa. courts?

Clergy abuse survivors finding their voices, and each other

Swimmer beware: Pennsylvania drownings highlight river risks

‘Mama Bears’ arrests signal new frustration of Delco pipeline protesters

Popular landscaping plant may soon be illegal in state

Approach to managing communities varies across Western Pennsylvania

Protesters arrested at Berks County Residential Center

Dirty air requires clean policy

Steve Chronister’s financial troubles go well beyond the Grandview incident

‘Frankenfish’ found in Central Pa. creek, raising concerns

How will Lancaster County’s public-sector unions be affected by Supreme Court decision barring ‘fair share’ fees for non-members?