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Rally for Higher Minimum Wage

Pa. auditor general renews call for $15 minimum wage

Pa. lawmakers weigh tweaks to school project subsidy

Why open primary elections won’t solve Pa.’s polarization problem

Laudable or selfish? How Scott Wagner’s resigning from his Senate seat is being received

Pa. high school students sent lawmakers a message on guns in the classroom | Jamar Thrasher

On Politics: State House leader says Bryan Cutler would be ‘natural fit’ to succeed him; and Democrats name nominee in Meehan special election

McGarrigle, Killion hold economic roundtable with chairman of Senate Appropriations Committee


Lancaster fuel company cuts jobs as fraud investigation is under way

Worley & Obetz laying off more than 100 employees amid ‘potentially fraudulent activity’

Mack Defense wins $296 million Army contract; trucks to be built in the Lehigh Valley


Priest from Erie diocese waives hearing in sexual abuse case

State police seek public’s help in cracking cold case

Stephanie Weaver: Treatment court offers hope, help


Crestwood parents urged to become advocates for education funding

Northwest earns Governor’s Award

These are the students most crushed by the debt crisis


Parx Casino, after cool reception in Carlisle, looks at South Middleton, the township next door

Health Care

UPMC McKeesport, nurses agree to new contract

Nurses strike for patients; WB Gen owner locks them out until Tuesday

W-B General nurses say staffing levels at hospital are unsafe

Local News

Downtown Center exec talks revitalization

Missing Persons Day aims to bring closure to hurting families

Missing persons group aims to help local families

Bomber part of upcoming mini air show

Two inmates may lose 11 properties in Luzerne County back-tax auction

Lackawanna County budget director resigning

Boarded-up building sold in downtown Scranton

Scranton annual tax sale is Monday

Panel discusses anti-corruption solutions

Ardmore’s Suburban Square shows what’s in store for downtowns as shopping moves online

Three townships plan legal action to stop big CHJA rate hike

Terry Bradshaw invites Berks business leaders into the huddle

GoggleWorks receives its first endowment

Berks County commissioners disagree on Mount Penn council, affordable housing

National News

Mueller’s investigation cost $16.7 million in just under a year, new documents show

Opioid Crisis

National drop in opioid prescribing mirrored in Pennsylvania, doctors’ group says


No, you can’t swim in Devil’s Pool at the Wissahickon. Really

Environmental center to connect its 340 acres to Schuylkill River Trail

Peacock that escaped Philadelphia Zoo for I-76 found dead; search for 3 others continues

How City Council can stop Philly’s sky-high property assessments: vote for David Oh’s bill

Philadelphia’s place in U.S. rugby history | Philly History

Fresh produce giveaway grows into food safety net


Despite Pittsburgh law, 2018 Shrine Circus clear to continue — with animals

A year ago Trump’s ‘Pittsburgh not Paris’ comment ‘galvanized a response,’ mayor says

County Democrats keep secret ballot rule — for now

County jail inmate charged after threatening cellmate, officer

Lupus foundation closes South Side office, will push online presence

Netflix series ‘Mindhunter’ continues casting calls for paid extras in Pittsburgh area

Where the art is: An inspired online guide to the city’s art collection

State News

How Sunoco’s Mariner East pipeline is affecting real estate prices in Pa.’s Chester and Delaware Counties

KFC, dinosaur prints, rock’n’roll: The stranger-than-fiction forgotten history of Graterford Prison

I’m homeless. SNAP and Medicaid have been my lifesavers. | Opinion

Fire, police vehicles accompany body of Reading firefighter in procession

These are Pennsylvania’s fastest-shrinking communities

Another reason to bark about Pennsylvania’s dog licensing system

Lancaster ranked 32nd in U.S. News’ ‘Best Places to Live’ list


Watch for bridge work in Tamaqua


Trump tariffs on U.S. allies draw retaliation threats

World News

Ireland altered: The landslide vote to legalize abortion is landmark