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PA GI Bill gives college benefits to National Guard families

The Legislature’s failure to pass a minimum wage hike, while eliminating general assistance, was a gut punch to Philadelphia | Opinion


With Supreme Court ruling, the fight over gerrymandering reform moves to the states


Erie coke plant to keep operating pending ruling on appeal

Health Care

New medical facility opens

Local News

Annual Briggs Farm blues festival returning to Nescopeck for 22nd run

Despite rainy spring, farmers markets off to strong start

Scranton council caucus to discuss process of picking next mayor

Courtright likely influenced by region’s culture of corruption, experts say

Green Ridge Neighborhood Association to talk about fallout of former mayor’s guilty plea to federal corruption charges

In city, time for torches, pitchforks

Local History: Courtright not the only mayor to face criminal charges

CHRIS KELLY: The Fallout

Hazleton toddler bit in the face by dog

Dozens of classic tractor-trailers gather in New Stanton for annual show

Lawyers volunteer to help people with criminal records land jobs in model Montgomery County program

National News

‘Locked on and still hungry,’ U.S. soccer enters World Cup final on Sunday aware of its legacy

Natural Gas

Westmoreland municipalities count on windfall from natural gas impact fee


European bookmaker is betting big on Philly, and is hiring sports nuts with math skills

A police commander in West Philly wants to change how cops interact with residents. Can it work?

Two-day shipping or 113 years of experience? How an Italian Market kitchen shop plans to outwit Amazon

#DumpStarbucks: A Philly re-hashtag with an Arizona twist

For Jewell Williams, son’s shooting ‘latest tragic example’ of Philly’s gun violence epidemic

‘Close the camps!’: Philly protesters back on the streets for 3rd time in a week


Port Authority’s $140 million question: Where to build new maintenance garage

Residents call for more regulation of Neville Island metal recycling company

How the Steelers are tapping into the esports world in Pittsburgh

Young siblings help families of sick kids with ‘Hits from the Heart’ fueled by athletes, fans

A new tune: After Amazon secrecy, Allegheny Conference urges inclusion

State News

New Kids on the Block’s Donnie Wahlberg dances his way through Hersheypark

Flooding follows storms, heavy rain in Westmoreland, Allegheny counties

New legislation establishing Pennsylvania Farm Bill becomes law

Personal income growth slowing in region

How long we live depends on where, and the margins are razor thin

Income, residency help determine how long you will live

High number of fast-food options plays role in life expectancy

How NEPA counties match up in life expectancy results

Get wild with the Pa. Game Commission’s wild turkey survey

Intensifying downpours threaten the Chesapeake Bay

Children screened for lead exposure

Cannabis-based CBD grows vogue despite gov’t tests


Congress’ new SECURE Act bill is the most significant retirement plan legislation in years–20190707.html

Biden says he was wrong in comments about segregationists