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Tug-of-war plays out over speed camera bill

No delay of game? Bookies still think sports betting will be ready NFL opening day

Rodale Institute gets $500,000 boost for organic work$500,000_boost_for_organic_work

With help from state, Rodale Institute looks to expand organic research

Don’t rush to legalize pot


Westmoreland to have more trials more often to whittle backlog

Westmoreland case puts spotlight on protecting children from online child predators


PIAA not planning to attend Tuesday’s meeting of 137 school leaders who will discuss playoffs, exit from association

Expert is touring Luzerne County schools to give safety tips

Queens of the Castle program teaches basketball skills

From dropout to Berks community college president

Rene Portland, longtime Penn State coach and ‘Mighty Macs’ star, dies


Pennsylvania leads nation in youth voter registration uptick, says Dem data firm analysis

PA lieutenant governor candidate Jeff Bartos has strong ties to Reading

Health Care

Construction of Allegheny Health Network hospital set to begin in Harmar

Local News

Study targets Toby Creek watershed

Berwick event honors Stuart tanks, veterans

Keystone State Games Festival of Sports major economic boost, official says

Demand for second ice rink at Toyota SportsPlex discussed

County meeting set for Back Mountain

SPCA In Focus: Nonprofit director discusses need for volunteers

County’s newest assistant public defender no stranger to area

Power plant project in Jessup eyes the finish line

Runners lace up in memory of fallen patrolman

Dickson City moving forward with Main Street revitalization

Scranton council to hear from operators of city parking garages, meters today

East Deer officials hope to erect veterans’ banners along Freeport Road

Reading Public Museum sets up bee house for native pollinators

More than 200 participate in Phoebe Berks’ community day

AmeriCorps team tackles blight in bayfront neighborhoods

National News

Four charts that explain why the war on poverty isn’t over

Police reportedly called on Black man opening his own business

New Jersey

As states overhaul school funding, not everyone gains. Take New Jersey

Opioid Crisis

Overdose response effort off to slow start: Few referrals from medics, police


Why recycling is now a money loser, not a moneymaker for Philly

Four black, male Philly educators – all victims of racial profiling – tell their stories

‘A political revolution’: Meet the left-wing group that’s slaying Democratic giants in Philly

100 people dressed in ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ garb to protest Pence in Philly on Monday

Health officials report significant overdose spike in Philadelphia

As child abuse allegations in Philly schools rise, ‘teacher jail’ thrives and reputations are at stake

In Philadelphia, there have been 712 victims of shootings so far this year

I’m worn out by all of these #livingwhileblack cases | Jenice Armstrong

‘Greening’ vacant lots improves mental health in Philly communities


After years of delays, Liberty Bridge should be finished by Aug. 26

28 people injured in bus crash in Downtown Pittsburgh

Port Authority riders give service high marks

‘Where are these folks supposed to go?’ Hazelwood renewal comes with fears of displacement

Judicial wisdom: Public interest prevailed in county courthouse

State News

Good news? It’s easier to get into the top 1 percent here than in many other counties

The strange case of a cyber strike that (briefly) renamed a government agency

Experts: Invasive tick likely in state

Sexual abuse is the story, but grand jury process is the issue before Pa. Supreme Court

Did a tornado touch down Sunday in Heidelberg Township?

Tragic summer puts water rescue units in the spotlight

Municipalities take aim at invasive pests before they wreak havoc


Gas prices down in nearly all states as Libya resumes exports

In which Pa. counties are you most likely to hit Bambi?

Erie bus drivers keep an eye on Congress


Trump fires off explosive threat to Iran’s leader

World News

Man firing into Toronto cafes shoots 14 people, killing 1