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A $10 minimum wage in Pa.? Two GOP senators are calling for it

Debating $15: Should Pa., US raise minimum wage?

Local lawmaker reintroduces ‘Breonna’s Law’ to ban no-knock warrants

Chancellor Greenstein’s frank comments should inspire us to save PASSHE | By State Sen. Judy Schwank

Here’s why a bill to ban transgender athletes in Pennsylvania won’t become law

Bucks County police chiefs support radar bill for local speed enforcement

Pa. House would require students to pass civics test to graduate | Monday Morning Coffee

Pa. needs a common agenda to fight for policies to end gun violence | Opinion

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Inside Pennsylvania’s race to expand who’s eligible for the coronavirus vaccine

Some counties lag in COVID-19 vaccinations for elderly

Luzerne County coronavirus cases and hospitalizations still rising

COVID-19 cases increase across region

Chester County holds memorial events honoring COVID-19 victims

Pitt virologist discusses vaccine hesitancy, variants, why we may never fully eradicate covid-19

What the pandemic has taught us about care for seniors

Pandemic means far fewer eyes on kids’ welfare in Pennsylvania and other states

WHO report says animals likely source of COVID


Census data delay scrambles plans for state redistricting


Working from home in slippers? Proceed with caution

The pros and cons of working from home during a pandemic | The Numbers Racket

Amid loss of Iron City contract, City Brewing eyes ownership, management changes, adds jobs in Latrobe

Olympus Energy pays $1.2M to extend waterlines near Marcellus well sites in Upper Burrell, Allegheny Township


Time is running out for Wolf to repopulate shorthanded charter school appeals board

Wilkes-Barre Area teacher furloughs determined by 2017 state law

Five years after last search, Allentown School Board again looking for new superintendent. Community members say it’s time to look locally

Substitute teachers do not replace full, professional staffing

Fencing club owner maintains Penn State has tried to cover up sexual assault incident

Health Care

Tower Health and its Philly area hospitals are for sale. Is anyone interested?

Wright Center illuminates basic problem

Local News

Scranton ordinance would ban controversial conversion therapy for LGBTQ minors

More apartments on the way in Scranton

New exhibit aims to highlight various cultures of anthracite region

Local pro teams feel impacts of pandemic

Barber leaving Luzerne Foundation at the end of June

One year of COVID-19: Greater Hazleton officials say curfew a tough decision, but it helped

Over $9 million allocated for rent relief in Schuylkill County

National News

Chauvin trial: A dozen people will decide whether a police officer broke the law

Why doesn’t the U.S. value child care? A historic look.

Editorial: Let’s celebrate women’s role in our history


Shuttered El stop illuminates depth of Philly’s entrenched social problems

Mayor Kenney’s lack of involvement in Somerset El closure isn’t just a transit issue. It’s a leadership failure.

Latino leaders lost during COVID-19 pandemic leave a void in the Philadelphia communities they shaped

Temple medical school dean John M. Daly dies

10 ideas to stem the tide of Philly’s gun-violence crisis | Opinion


Sick leave veto, police review board on Allegheny County Council’s loaded agenda for Tuesday meeting

Car Bazaar parking garage flea market to put a Pittsburgh twist on boot sale tradition

Some libraries slowly reopening their doors

Pittsburgh school board president faces two challengers in May primary

Fresh look: Shadyside’s Walnut Street getting new lights, pavement

‘A perfect place to be’: Arlington Park gets a Saturday spring cleaning

Many young workers opting for target date retirement funds

Great Allegheny Passage, named 20 years ago, continues to grow in popularity, importance

State News

Losing faith in government? Look to your local town council

Pennsylvania state parks, overwhelmed in 2020, prepare for more visitors in 2021


Wrong-way driving deaths show sharp increase nationally

When will Route 1 overhaul be done? It’s ahead of schedule, but years from completion.


Republican Senators need to do the right thing and pass the DREAM Act | Opinion

Other Voices: Improving the standard for equality across Pa.