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‘Everything inside of me broke.’ Newly elected Pa. lawmaker wants the Capitol to confront gun violence

Fathers’ rights? Sponsor of Pa. custody law bill stresses goal of ‘equal rights’

Game Commission backs Pennsylvania Sunday-hunting ‘compromise,’ as bill heads to House

Erie’s state delegation backs county, regional college partnership

Bill could freeze seniors’ taxes’-taxes

Wittig: gun law ‘changes nothing’‘changes-nothing’

Fiscal cliff gets crowded

Adopt law, remove cellphones from drivers’ hands

EDITORIAL: What could go wrong?

Party vote should be on ballot

Sunday hunt may put target on lawmakers


2 Berks-area senators’ thoughts on Pennsylvania’s $34 billion budget

Local lawmakers weigh in on state’s proposed $34.1 billion budget

Millions of additional dollars will flow into affordable housing projects as part of Pa.’s new budget


States should strive to end gerrymandering


Scaffold company plans to build future in Johnstown


Lack of treatment led to Taylor man’s suicide, prison lawsuit alleges


School taxes going up again for most property owners in Berks

Harrisburg superintendent thought district was ‘running smoothly,’: 11 findings from state audit

School Lane Charter School renewed through 2023

Bring back valedictorian

$4M in state money to make college free for more Cheyney students

Pa. aims to close tuition fund gap

Health Care

Maternal health matters after birth. We need ‘fourth trimester’ care | Perspective

Local News

County cyber attack: Database still down, but costs covered

County council members balk at borrowing for new voting machines

Luzerne County Controller’s Office releases audit report on Forty Fort airport

Another year on the hill

Takeover of Luzerne County roads may pay off for Butler Township motorists

Annual Hamfest draws amateur radio enthusiasts

Scrantonians weigh in on how the city should select its new mayor

Grants aim to improve NEPA’s health

Olyphant Freedom Fighter monument could be complete by spring

Addicts make excuses to use ‘one last time.’ Rally organizers say that’s a deadly compromise

Work to begin on recreation building

Grants to help SWIC offer more

Vendors, attendees brave weather on last day of Westmoreland arts festival

Alle-Kiski Valley volleyball guru struggles to rebuild flood-ravaged courts

Springdale chief lauds officers for keeping community safe

Volunteers sought to work at Tarentum community garden

Berks County area’s low housing inventory is forcing buyers to make decisions quickly

Now in its 44th year, Gov. Mifflin League’s Community Days continues to draw crowds

National News

The top DHS official defends conditions at Border Patrol stations

USA is soccer queen again

Armed Utah teachers practice responding to school shootings

Minor league baseball salaries hover at poverty level while major league teams earn big profits


Jobs open for Philly customs and border agents: Good pay, benefits, and an ethical decision

SEPTA Key Travel Wallet minimum load lowers to $1 at all stations

‘Run. Hide. Act’: Thomas Jefferson University apologizes for erroneous active-shooter alert


30 years later, Pittsburghers still scream for Bruster’s Ice Cream

Crowd at Schenley Plaza watches live as U.S. women win World Cup

State News

Fallingwater, other Wright buildings now on World Heritage site list

It’s easier than ever to get good beer delivered right to your door in Pennsylvania. Here are our favorite ways.

Editorial: Pennsylvania to blame for low Real ID applications

Work on Flight 93 Tower of Voices chimes continues 10 months after dedication

The spotted lanternfly may be on the wane in Berks


Abortion rights are under attack nationwide. We have to push back on every front | Madeleine Dean