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There’s trouble in the air in Pennsylvania | By State Sen. Jay Costa and Zach Barber

Pa. House Dems push package of voter bills that fall in line with national group’s policies

Bill Tracker: Proposal offers senior property tax relief

Harrisburg backs creation of state law that allows undocumented immigrants to have driver’s licenses

Pensions position, lawmakers prepare as coronavirus economic impact trickles into Pa.

Yudichak, Kaufer host rally for tax-credit bill


How much would a payroll tax cut add to your paycheck? Philly accountants lay it out.

Foresight Energy is latest U.S. coal miner in bankruptcy


Coronavirus in Pennsylvania: Bucks County cases bring total to 14 as schools begin to close, colleges go online-only

Bucks County reports first two coronavirus cases

Pennsylvania isn’t releasing details on coronavirus cases because of a decades-old law

Coronavirus testing is expanding but likely not fast enough to contain undetected spread

New cases of COVID-19 reported in Montgomery County–reported-in-montgomery-county/article_d0a525ca-5fa2-52af-89cb-072e6b191daf.html

As coronavirus spreads, businesses anticipate impact

Philly announces first coronavirus case; first patient dies in New Jersey; St. Patrick’s Day parade canceled

Philadelphia says avoid large gatherings, but Wells Fargo Center says sporting events and concerts are still on

Philadelphia’s St. Patrick’s Day parade canceled

Philly needs to make tough calls on coronavirus — canceling St. Patrick’s parade was the right one | Editorial

Pittsburgh’s St. Patrick’s Day parade to go on despite coronavirus fears

Pittsburgh VA to screen for COVID-19 anyone entering its facilities

Western Pennsylvania nursing homes restrict access amid coronavirus fears

NEPA summit will gauge readiness for coronavirus outbreak in region

Friends of the Poor cancels St. Patrick’s Day dinner over coronavirus concerns

Westmoreland 911 quizzes callers about coronavirus as county prepares outbreak plan

West Chester University cancels all in-person classes because of coronavirus, instruction will go online

Coronavirus concerns: West Chester University president explains move to online learning

Blooomsburg extends spring break amid coronavirus threat

Muhlenberg College ending in-person classes because of coronavirus; most students must leave on-campus housing by Saturday afternoon

Alvernia University restricts international travel due to coronavirus

Western Pennsylvania school districts prepare for coronavirus

Hanover Area barring students 14 days after returning from out of country

PIAA taking state championships ‘day by day’ as coronavirus concern rises

Some Delco public schools to close for a day to prepare for coronavirus

Two Unionville schools close over virus concrns, Henderson reopens

American Airlines suspends flights between Philadelphia and Italy

Google tells more than 100,000 employees in North America to work from home


Private contractor offers to end running Delco prison

Doctors, landlord arrested in $2M pill-mill scheme that allegedly stole Medicaid information from homeless and veterans in Tioga

Retreat prison no stranger to closure controversy

Off-duty deputy shot in Philadelphia-area robbery attempt

Man camouflaged in western Pa. woods shoots van full of children: police

Two shot dead, two wounded near Chester basketball court


Anonymous group pays off lunch debt for Lebanon County students

New Ken-Arnold looking at borrowing $4M amid $2M deficit

Lackawanna College to offer Early Explorers: Outdoor Exploration for children

The college that almost wasn’t: WCCC marks 50 years


In another big primary night, Biden wins Idaho, Mich., Miss. and Mo.

After a canceled rally in Cleveland, Biden celebrates Michigan win in Philly. Thanks Sanders for his ‘tireless energy.’

Disappointing results Tuesday leave Bernie Sanders’ campaign at crossroads

‘It’s a different type of campaign that we’re running here’ | 2020 Women Speak Up

Voter Registration Update: Pa.’s blue and red divide deepens as April primary approaches | Analysis

Students, League of Women Voters register young voters in East Stroudsburg

Judge strikes state House candidate Hayes from ballot

Health Care

Main Line Health opens 94,000-square-foot outpatient center in King of Prussia

Pennsylvania reports 9 new flu deaths

Local News

Scranton councilwoman responds to personal attacks at packed meeting

New online platform ‘Neighborly’ aims to better connect needy with social services

Mother and two children die in Dunmore fire

Northwest Reading residents express concerns at community meeting

Reading nonprofit’s truck stolen, later found as ‘community comes together’

Justice Bell arrives in Reading in honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment

Delmont may raise sewage rates to keep pace with consent orders

Luzerne County won’t pursue legal action challenging stormwater fee

County will not pursue stormwater fee litigation

Plymouth Borough OKs township fire deal

Brown announces plans to clean Wilkes-Barre’s streets

Black Creek recycling center closed awaiting new container

Board splits Second Amendment vote

Natural Gas

Shale drillers are staring down the barrel of the worst oil bust yet


Philly L&I can’t fill open building and code inspector jobs. It’s not alone.

These Philly area businesses were scammed out of millions. Now, the IRS is demanding they pay up.


Burgess, Lavelle propose creation of city Commission on Racial Equity

Pittsburgh Council to consider legislation aimed at eliminating racial inequalities

Pittsburgh zoning change would eliminate parking spot requirement for row housing

Two ex-Allegheny County constables charged with $132K fraud

After 167 years, a piece of Pittsburgh history readies to close its doors

Mattress Factory receives grant to digitize Greer Lankton archive

Phipps’ Center for Sustainable Landscapes earns new top-level designation for green building

State News

Diocese lawsuits: Open courthouse doors to abuse victims

Liquor Control Board returns license fees

Penn National’s female jockeys scrap, shine and succeed. Why aren’t there more?


PennDOT looking at creative ways to replace Parkway East bridge near Squirrel Hill Tunnel

Can’t hear train a-comin’


Justice Department must disclose secret Mueller grand jury evidence to Congress, appeals court finds