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Fed up with incessant fireworks, eastern Pa. lawmakers want to repeal law

Abortion rights: Pa. Legislature prepares to take on another fight to dismantle

‘We’ll be there, masks and all’: Closed out of the Capitol for months, sex abuse survivors reluctantly return to push for emergency reform

Rivals take aim at Pa. state Sen. Doug Mastriano’s WWI research

One question resolved, one remains in DA controversy

Tolling bridges isn’t the answer

Registration stickers drive debate

Pennsylvania should join nursing compact

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Pennsylvania touts COVID-19 vaccine rollout, but exaggerates senior success

A huge spike in Medicaid enrollment in Pa. shows how devastating the coronavirus has been

A Delco vaccine site deserves praise but highlights the strange scramble under Pa.’s baffling suburban plan | Maria Panaritis

66 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Luzerne County on Sunday

AstraZeneca says U.S. trial data shows vaccine 79% effective

Fake COVID-19 vaccines: Pennsylvania State Police issue warning


Developers look to build 1.2 million square feet of warehouses in Covington Twp.


Lackawanna County Prison exploring purchase of mail-scanning device to detect contraband

Pa. arrests more than 20K for marijuana possession during 2020; up slightly even during pandemic


Safe2Say app, meant to let students report threats and bullying, has been ‘weaponized,’ superintendent says

Alle-Kiski CareerLink GED program flourishing

Delco schools moving to full in-person classes


Pennsylvania still struggling to get mail-in voting deadlines under control

Local News

Lackawanna County municipalities due millions in relief funding under American Rescue Plan

Countryside Conservancy to construct trail near state park

It was spring clean up time on Reading’s south side

61 kids and counting: Bucks family opens home, hearts to foster kids and siblings in need

Upper Burrell supervisors consider proposed Marcellus shale well

Local AmeriCorps members help land conservation, education

Luzerne County Council to discuss lease relocating tourism and visitors’ center inside historic train station

Two framers assess county charter nearly a decade after it took effect

Greater Hazleton economics: Too early to tell toll from COVID-19

Stronger relationships: Schuylkill County hospitals, schools government communicate better because of pandemic

Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton have never had a female mayor; here’s what it will take to change that

National News

Cutting through a bonkers tax season: Here are the biggest new changes

QAnon’s ‘collateral damage’: Families struggle to pull loved ones back from the brink


Workers have been fighting for stronger protections for years. COVID-19 made their struggles more dire.

With Biden cash, execs sees a rare chance to cut Philly’s job-crushing business taxes

Philly started allowing walk-ins at FEMA vaccine site to improve equity. It might be working.

Rent has increased the most in the least expensive areas, Zillow report finds

Inside Jamie Gauthier’s tumultuous first year on Philly City Council — and what comes next


Hundreds gather Downtown to honor those killed in Atlanta-area shooting spree

Speakers discuss discrimination, violence and stereotypes at vigil for Atlanta victims

Several hundred, including actress Sandra Oh, rally in Oakland to ‘Stop Asian Hate’

Gender pay gap is closing as women’s wages rise at Pittsburgh region’s nonprofits

Ahead of infrastructure bill, Congress brings back earmarks. But what does that mean for Pittsburgh?

Port Authority considers formal policy to use public art in transit projects

As lease with city becomes an issue, Pittsburgh zoo rejoining AZA for new accreditation

Pittsburgh mayor’s race launches with $400,000 hitting candidates’ coffers

SPECIAL REPORT | Ravages of COVID challenge Downtown Pittsburgh’s rebound

Conservative rally in Downtown Pittsburgh targets masks, election results

University of Pittsburgh sees spike in covid cases

State News

New streams in Pennsylvania to be tagged as High Quality for extra protections

Carbon stored in Elizabeth Township forest will help pay for its preservation

This family almost — almost — threw away money from the Treasury Department for their baby’s college education

Child abuse reports have dropped sharply in Pa. and experts are worried

MAP: Women STEM degrees by county | The Numbers Racket


Highland Park Bridge interchange to include PennDOT’s first use of public art in the area


Gun safety: Try, try again