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Pa. lawmakers approved a resolution ending Wolf’s coronavirus emergency declaration. Next up: a legal battle.

Coronavirus becomes latest battleground in power struggle between Pa. governor, Legislature

Wolf, lawmakers in legal clash over emergency declaration

Gov. Wolf, GOP lawmakers headed to court over fight to end the emergency declaration issued because of the coronavirus

Wolf, Senate Republicans headed to state court in fight over COVID-19 emergency order repeal

Legislators aim to end Pa. disaster declaration, Wolf bites back

Pa. Commonwealth Court panel hears argument over Marsy’s Law

Pa. House to require temperature checks if member or staffer tests positive for COVID-19

House committee takes first step to block Pa.’s entry into regional cap-and-trade program

Common ground on police reform

All disaster, all the time

Top Republican Mike Turzai to resign from the Pa. House on June 15

House Speaker Turzai resigns from Legislature effective Monday

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Coronavirus cases trend downward around Philadelphia, but masks are here to stay

Pennsylvania reports 410 additional covid-19 cases, 48 more deaths

Allegheny County reports 3 new deaths from COVID-19; cases remain low

Allegheny County reports 7 new coronavirus cases, 3 new deaths

Westmoreland adds 6 new covid-19 cases, no new deaths

12 more COVID-19 cases, one death added to Luzerne County tally

Rite-Aid announces Montrose COVID-19 testing site

New dashboard has latest Montgomery County coronavirus data


Wolf updates guidance on outdoor recreation in Pennsylvania

Wolf issues new rules for outdoor activities; no new COVID-19 deaths in Lackawanna County

Youth and high school sports, outdoor recreation can resume in Pennsylvania, Gov. Wolf says

Many outdoor leisure and sporting businesses get the nod to reopen under new state guidelines

Chester County coronavirus case numbers could delay move to ‘green’ reopening phase

Can every business in Pa. reopen? Why social media posts, lawmakers’ words provide no clarity


Giant Eagle takes steps ‘to stand up against racism and social injustice’

5 area counties receive grants, access to business loans to help to meet coronavirus challenges


2 people shot in Reading


High school sports activities get green light, but schools need to formulate plans

Wolf offers guidance for high school sports teams

PIAA: Gov. Tom Wolf issues guidelines for sports; School boards must develop and approve protocols

Gov. Wolf outlines path for sports to return in Pennsylvania

Lehigh Valley coaches, ADs breathe a sigh of relief as Gov. Wolf says PIAA sports can resume

Delaware County school board president apologizes for ‘tasteless’ Facebook posts

Conrad Weiser school directors censure board member over social media posts

Your View: Pa. needs federal help to reopen its schools

They once warned players about taking a knee; now high school football coaches are talking about racism

College and COVID-19: Classroom equity in an era of social distancing

About 100 employees at La Salle University face layoffs or salary cuts


Many Luzerne County voters already have requested mail-in ballots again for the November general election

Trump resumes in-person fundraising events to build cash lead against Biden


Some Pa. casinos are open — without poker, buffets, or valet parking

More PA casinos to reopen

Local News

Scranton mayor extends city COVID-19 state of emergency through June 21

Landfill threatens litigation if Dunmore council sends letter opposing expansion

St. Joseph’s Center cancels summer festival; will hold chicken dinner drive-through instead

Law enforcement officials say things are done right in Berks, but there’s always room for improvement

West Chester’s popular Gay Street will close to cars and allow outside dining

Black Lives Matter rally to take place at Squaw Valley Park on Thursday

Black Lives Matter demonstrators brave sweltering heat to march for justice

Heat doesn’t stop Black Lives Matters rally

Arena hopes to hold drive-in events in parking lot

County gets grant to help the homeless during pandemic

VP Pence to visit Butler County on Friday

Superior court turns away appeal from former Westmoreland sheriff

Middletown Police union condemns social media posts by a councilman as ‘bigotry’

National News

Minneapolis police chief takes on union, promises change

California deputy shot in ‘ambush’ attack at police station

Fed to keep providing aid and sees no rate hike through 2022


Mayor Jim Kenney approved tear gas use at Philly protests, officials say as City Council questions police response

Workers aren’t calling out unsafe coronavirus conditions for fear of losing their job. A Philly bill could help.

Two Philly tourism groups cut staff and a full recovery could take years

Philadelphia City Council bill would cap fees that delivery services can charge restaurants

Philly police chief says cuts to department’s budget will lead to layoffs

Thank you, Jeff Brown of ShopRite and the Pa. 30 Day Fund, for helping looted businesses | Jenice Armstrong

After his nephew was killed, Philly police inspector says more people need to ‘galvanize’ against gun violence

Days after he was freed from death row, Walter Ogrod’s tainted Philly murder case was officially thrown out

‘Black owned don’t loot:’ For some business owners, signs show solidarity — and provide protection

Under new contract, Indego will expand bikeshare in Philly


Citing ‘abject failure’ by Pittsburgh Public Schools superintendent, black female leaders call for no contract renewal

Burgess urges no vote on expansion of East Liberty transit district affordable housing funds

Pittsburgh will receive $1.5 million state grant for police overtime during Rosfeld trial, Tree of Life shooting

One killed, another injured in Mount Washington shooting

Lawrenceville industrial site goes up for sale

City closing Reservoir Drive in Highland Park to vehicles

Black Lives Matter protests swept small towns in Pa. this week. Here’s why that matters.

Pittsburgh food bank partners with DoorDash to help get fresh produce to those in need

Longtime Pittsburgh politician Bill Robinson remembered as advocate for minority rights

State News

Small-town Pa. protests are a sign of big changes

Weather service says tornado likely touched down in Beaver County; power outages reported

$100K grant awarded to Children’s Advocacy Center of NEPA

NEPA residents lag in census response