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Does new Pa. law ban arming teachers? Depends on whom you ask.

York County senators join calls for fireworks crackdown

Pa. Senate shouting match is not how we expect our government to function | PennLive Editorial

Rep. Bernstine says scholars program ‘great opportunity’ to talk public policy


Gov. Wolf vetoes voting machines bill; funding for new machines in limbo

Gov. Tom Wolf nixes $90M voting machines bill tied to nixing straight-ticket button

Gov. Wolf vetoes bill to help counties pay for required upgrade of voting machines

Voting machines bill vetoed in fight over election changes

Pedri, local lawmakers criticize Wolf’s veto

Voting machines bill vetoed in fight over election changes

Pennsylvania offers aid to schools for homebound students

Wolf Administration announces ratification of contracts with largest state workers’ union

Sen. Elder Vogel Jr.’s farming bill signed into law

Gov. Tom Wolf signs Murt bill outlawing ‘ghastly practice’–signs-murt-bill-outlawing-ghastly-practice


Pennsylvania sets aside security dollars for private schools

New state budget a $160 million boon for basic education in schools


County to hold public hearing July 30 on Clairton Coke Works settlement


Allentown teachers offered retirement incentive in one-year contract

Hanover Area will try to recover more than $47K in overpayments

Northeast Pa. Catholic institutions spread out in new ranking

Foreign visitors in NEPA for cultural immersion experience

Health Care

New law brings state-run health insurance exchange to Pennsylvania

Local News

Uncertainty of state funding for voting machines frustrates Luzerne County manager

West Wyoming ambulance group set to shut down

Closer look at Courtright’s plea agreement

Nonprofit seeks executive director, plans to help other nonprofits

Latinos now make up 23 percent of the Berks County population, new census numbers show

Lancaster historian named new executive director of the Berks History Center

Judge puts plug in sale of Chester Water Authority

National News

Southern California reels from magnitude 7.1 quake


In Philly, your house being ripped off isn’t always enough to get help from police and the DA

Kenney admin’s new policy: Don’t text city business; don’t use personal devices

The Game Changers, a group of young trauma survivors, heal themselves to help others | Mike Newall

Son of Philly sheriff critical after North Philly double shooting, 2nd man dead

Free solar training programs line up jobs for unemployed in Philly’s growing ‘green’ market–20190706.html

Got a winner of a good-health idea? At CHOP, employees are given grants to bring them to life.

How Rittenhouse Square got its fountain, and how it’s used today

Summer months see spike in ‘Crypto,’ an illness-causing swimming pool parasite

Philly misspelled Patti LaBelle’s name on her honorary street

Hahnemann closure: What’s it like to work at a hospital planning its final days? | Perspective

Time for Philly to get a better handle on financial controls | Editorial

In Philly, no tanks needed to celebrate July 4th | Opinion


City joins brief in support of LGBTQ workplace cases before Supreme Court

In 1969, Pittsburgh women wanted fairer want ads — and got them!

City plans Women’s World Cup watch party in Schenley Plaza with big screen

Strip District development will push into the North Side, officials say

Diocese paid nearly $11 million in abuse settlements, legal fees

Furries feel the love from Pittsburghers as Anthrocon begins

State News

SPCA offers tips on keeping pets safe during summer months


Wilkes-Barre extends South Main St. temporary closure until early August


White House steps up effort to get citizenship question on 2020 census

Marianne Williamson compares U.S. election system to Iran’s

Need insulin, will travel: U.S. diabetics go to Canada for lower prices