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Pa. Democratic lawmakers want to revive cash assistance for state’s poorest residents

John Boyd beat homelessness. Katie Muth took his story to Harrisburg and the debate it sparked went viral.

In 2017, Pa. lawmakers outlawed ‘lunch shaming.’ Now, alternative meals are back.

Pa. got $1B more in taxes than expected. Officials say federal tax changes, online sales taxes made that happen.

Chiefs: Too many loopholes in texting-and-driving law

Agriculture, Pennsylvania’s No. 1 industry, supported through new state farm bill

Borrowing bill a 2 for 1

Dairy veto irks Ward, Gregory


State budget allocates more funding for low-income housing


Five myths about corporate lobbyists and minimum wage | Opinion


Prostitutes arrested at greater rate than ‘johns,’ report finds


No more snow days? Central Pa. teachers warmly accept the flexible time


Straight-party voting popular in Luzerne County

Health Care

LVHN planning facility expansion

What is necrotizing fasciitis? Here’s what a Pennsylvania family wants you to know about disease caused by flesh-eating bacteria

Get hit with an unexpected medical bill? You’re not alone. Here’s why that’s happening | Opinion

Local News

Kirby Park attracts hundreds for Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration

Ceremony, tours mark anniversary of Battle of Wyoming

Ceremony marks Battle of Wyoming

American Legion puts on patriotic party for veterans

Law firm gives away bike helmets to kids

Show of patriotism at Scranton July 4th service

Scranton must spend $127,000 in unused 2014 federal funds

Cooperation with IRS part of Courtright’s plea deal

North Pocono salon owner collecting school supplies, plans free haircut event

2020 city budget talks begin next week

Locust Lake reopens to patrons

50 years of neighborhood memories at Leechburg block party

Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival attracts vendors from across the country

2019 Wyomissing Fourth of July parade a homecoming for many

Declaration of Independence read at Hopewell Furnance to celebrate Independence Day

Radnor says no to more bamboo


Philly celebrates July 4th with patriotic flair on the Parkway

Contamination from Philadelphia refinery that exploded could pollute New Jersey groundwater. Here’s how.

Protesters ‘detained and cited’ after trying to disrupt 4th of July parade in Philadelphia

What do Philadelphia, Venezuela, and Independence Day have in common?

Police: Four injured in July 4th shootings in Philly

E-scooters may be rolling into Pa., but are Philly streets prepared? Pro/Con | Opinion

Instagram’s ‘Kensington Beach’ page is shocking, but it’s raising awareness about the opioid epidemic | Jenice Armstrong

Is it ever OK to say you’re from Philly when you grew up in the suburbs? | Opinion

Temple researchers eliminate HIV in infected mice


ICA termination ends Pittsburgh financial oversight, difficult relationship

‘Flashes of Freedom’ fireworks dazzle at the Point

Pittsburgh celebrates Fourth of July with annual fireworks show

Two critically wounded in shooting in Cultural District

Allegheny Land Trust wants to preserve green space in Bethel Park

Volunteers comfort shelter dogs through the Fourth of July fireworks

‘Small houses’ being built in Penn Hills for homeless military veterans

State News

Pennsylvanians not getting Real IDs as fast as officials would like

There are more bald eagle nests than Pa. game commission can count

Buffalo Township woman hopes to break barriers in push to be Miss America

Lower Burrell administrator named head of statewide municipal group

What do we have to thank for reduced Lyme disease in Pa.? Trees, maybe

Ricketts Glen State Park adds 143 acres

NEPA counties to get impact-fee funds

Utilities commission announces revenue

‘Open’ court in TV blackout


Adoration and anger in the crowd at Trump’s July 4th celebration at the Lincoln Memorial

Rep. Justin Amash, lone GOP critic of Trump, leaves Republican Party