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Pa. senator’s brain cancer battle inspires him to recognize survivors of the disease: ‘All are heroes’

Following Supreme Court decision, Pa. should have state-wide ban on LGBTQ discrimination | Opinion

Our view: Fireworks disturb the Erie peace

State DEP’s ‘regulatory capture’

Coronavirus – COVID-19

What’s the state of COVID-19 contact tracing in the Lehigh Valley? We found out.

505 new coronavirus cases, 3 deaths reported in Pa.

Pa. coronavirus update: Weekend brings more than 1K new cases as state reopens | Pa. COVID-19 county map

Allegheny County exceeds highest coronavirus case total with 96 new cases

Westmoreland County reports 13 new coronavirus cases

Washington, Greene report new COVID-19 cases

Region’s COVID-19 cases up by more than 25% over past week; death reported in Indiana County

Five new COVID-19 cases in Luzerne County reported Sunday

Berks County seeing a decline in coronavirus cases, but virus remains a threat

Pittsburgh doctor joins federal commission to protect nursing homes from future outbreaks

Testing stepped up in U.S., worldwide as number of new coronavirus cases surges


A look at the 2020-2021 stopgap budget: How Pa. is paying for prisons and COVID-19 relief | The Numbers Racket


State releases complaint form for businesses not following COVID-19 requirements

Pa. Health Department taking online complaints of covid-19 violations

Enthusiasm in N.J. and Pa. as malls open after a long coronavirus shutdown

Should you be reimbursed for home office expenses after working from home due to COVID-19?

Avalon Eat’n Park employee tests positive for covid-19

Kennywood looking for people for summer jobs

Grotto Pizza closes Harveys Lake, WB Township dining rooms after 3 employees test positive for COVID-19

Show of support: Directory spotlights Black-owned businesses

Fracking pioneer Chesapeake files for bankruptcy protection

‘Green’ doesn’t mean ‘go’: Pa. workers weigh risks, benefits of job reopenings

‘Heisey’s is open.’ Elected officials, customers rally at rebellious Lebanon diner


Easton has 2nd killing in little more than a week, this time Downtown

Slate cleaned: Over the past year, more than 1 million cases involving low-level crimes sealed in county under new law


Most local universities returning to in-person education in August

Erie County community college plan gains another backer


Biden campaign staff more than half women, 35% people of color

Health Care

Coronavirus fears leading heart attack and stroke sufferers to dangerous choice to forgo emergency room

Local News

Scranton pension funds rebound

Scranton ranks 21st among ‘most livable small cities

Man dies in fireworks accident in Scranton

Brown encourages Wilkes-Barre residents to write legislators about fireworks

Ridley to continue crackdown on fireworks

Burning question: When it comes to backyard fire pits, what are the rules?

Chris Kelly: ‘Kids for Cash’ judge trades prison for paradise

Bubbles for Bella’ vigil pays homage to 3-year-old Oakmont girl who died from abuse

‘So many people…failed’: Loved ones grieve death of 3-year-old in Oakmont

Community day held to raise awareness of addiction

Luzerne County’s real estate tax assessments evaluated for accuracy

Summertime and the living is easier in the green phase

County council explores meeting options

Radnor moves to change police hiring procedures

National News

Mississippi lawmakers vote to remove Confederate emblem from flag

Millions of Americans think they’re safe from flood waters. They aren’t


Philly judge creates program to help small businesses reopen and negotiate with creditors

SEPTA Regional Rail is coming back, but many of its suburban riders are still working from home

Protesters call for release of Black inmates, saying they were unjustly imprisoned under Rizzo

Police officer allegedly punched in face during arrest in South Philadelphia

Philly-area swim clubs are providing a summer escape amid the pandemic — if they have the space

Lose the fireworks, Philly | Editorial


As new COVID-19 cases rise, Allegheny County to ban alcohol sales in bars, restaurants

Allegheny County to halt on-premises alcohol consumption, enforce mask wearing in businesses, restaurants

Allegheny County shutting bars back down due to ‘alarming’ COVID-19 spike

Pittsburgh region’s youth eager to put pandemic aside, get back to having fun

State News

Joys and challenges of resuming community life for intellectually disabled individuals


Pa. Turnpike to display revised plans for Mon-Fayette Expressway

No new money for NYC passenger train in New Jersey plan

Editorial: Drunken drivers still a menace on our roads

With people driving less, PennDOT puts brakes on some road and bridge projects

Allowing Bigger Truck Loopholes Dangerous for Commonwealth Motorists | Opinion


Pa. Dems think public opinion on police reform is on their side

Trump tweets video with ‘white power’ chant, then deletes it