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Pa. essential workers say they have to choose between their health and a paycheck

Workers to Pa. lawmakers: Take risks to keep us safe and paid during COVID — and after

Editorial: Pa. essential workers deserve raise to minimum wage

The Legislature is guilty of the same overreach of which Gov. Tom Wolf is accused.

Strip immunity from aid bills

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Pennsylvania posts 839 new covid-19 cases on Monday

Who will get the first shot when the coronavirus vaccine arrives?

New hospitalizations for covid-19 remain low for Allegheny County

12 new COVID-19 cases reported in county; 839 statewide

Four new COVID-19 deaths statewide, but one in NEPA

Beaver, Lawrence COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Pennsylvania child care facilities struggling under pandemic conditions

Parties indoors are ‘playing with fire,’ N.J. governor warns; Philly outlines steps to reduce coronavirus risk in communities of color

Nursing home resident describes constant fear of COVID-19, isolation from family and beloved dog

Here is where Allegheny Health Network is conducting covid-19 tests this week

Beaver County police: poor mask behavior could be disorderly conduct, trespassing

It’s not too late to learn life-saving lessons from reopening failures | Opinion

Pa. college students and their families need Toomey to step up on COVID-19 relief funding | Opinion


Jobless could wait months for stimulus if $600 aid is altered, says Pa. official

State: New stimulus package would affect unemployment


Wawa agrees to pay $21.6 million to settle case brought by retirees forced to sell shares

Pa., N.J. vineyards brace for invasion of the spotted lanternflies

Steelers camp cancellation hits Latrobe-area businesses in bottom line

Poland-based company expected to spend more than $300 million to build large manufacturing plant in Pa.


Philly teen stabbed ex-girlfriend to death at Montgomery County train station, DA says

Wilkes-Barre Police Department testing body cameras

Westmoreland officials fear growing jail population could lead to virus outbreak

Two new COVID-19 cases in York County Prison, warden says


Pennsylvania school leaders to state: We need more help

Parents in Mars Area School District asked to fill out a survey for reopening plan

Valley View School Board approves plan to start year with online learning

Scranton School District could create equity plan

Weary parents are on the fence about sending their kids back to school — even if they can

York County school districts’ focus shifts to virtual learning amid shutdown uncertainty

Carbondale Area administrators consider hybrid return to classes

Teachers enter new year of uncertainty

PIAA board to hear committees’ recommendations for return to sports

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, an education system re-boot is needed | Opinion

Millersville University to offer mostly online classes for the fall in light of rising number of COVID-19 cases nationally


Another Pennsylvania poll shows Joe Biden leading Trump

Health Care

Allegheny General Hospital’s new $78 million center caps a rush to expand W. Pa. cancer treatment options

Barring visitors from hospitals can worsen patient care during COVID | Expert Opinion

Mothers, midwives, doulas and others share their stories in fight to keep Reading Birth and Women’s Center open following Tower Health announcement

Local News

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area does poorly in ranking of ‘most educated cities’

Crispell’s conflict: Ex-Luzerne County election director must pay ethics violation fine

State ethics commission fines former county election director Crispell

Demolition will make way for new LCTA headquarters

Reading & Northern’s Lehigh Gorge train trips returning to Jim Thorpe

Mosquito season in Berks about to get more uncomfortable

Nanticoke route for Rockin’ the County announced

Westmoreland controller does about-face on mask wearing

Westmoreland County allows furloughed workers to pay into pension accounts

Questions raised about West Chester’s finances, plans


Philly is stepping up enforcement of coronavirus rules for outdoor dining

Philadelphia detective, under investigation for racial incident, busted for DUI and threatening an officer

SEPTA is launching a COVID-19 memorial fund following seven employee deaths

State NAACP condemns Philly chapter president’s anti-Semitic meme, won’t act without national guidance

How Philly’s troubled system leaves some tenants blindsided and locked out of their homes.

SEPTA and other transit systems are in dire need of more coronavirus relief | Opinion


New Downtown apartment building features music rehearsal rooms, duckpin bowling and maker’s space

North Side shelter unveils memorial to anti-violence minister who was fatally shot on site

Emsworth’s primary lock will close for repairs starting in late August

More frequency, better connectivity cited by Allegheny County residents as goals for NEXTransit campaign

Pittsburgh officials: Floating cinema promoter hasn’t sought required permits

AHN Cancer Institute at Allegheny General unveiled in Pittsburgh

Allegheny County to distribute rabies bait by land, air to vaccinate raccoons

State News

PLCB appoints new executive director

Man’s body found at Delaware Water Gap, fourth drowning in recreation area this summer

Free speech and firearms raise tensions in suburban Pennsylvania

PA Game Commission shoots down proposal to set minimum caliber for deer, bear


U.S. Senate approves Pittsburgh attorney for federal bench