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Pa. lawmaker wants to tie school district dollars to students’ return to the classroom

State Rep. Mark Rozzi: Victims deserve justice. We are giving them a dual path.

Rep. Donna Bullock: Unequal treatment will never yield equal justice

Is this year the year that local police departments finally get radar? | Tuesday Morning Coffee

PA needs another “shot in the arm” with broadband access expansion | Opinion

Test student on basic civics knowledge

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Pennsylvania surpasses 25,000 COVID-19 deaths

Rising covid cases in Pennsylvania not as steep as late 2020 surge

Despite vaccinations, virus keeps spreading in new surge

35 Pa. counties have substantial spread of COVID-19; positive test rate rises for second week in a row

Coronavirus positivity rate continues to surge in SE Pa.

Residents 60-plus can call hotline for vaccine appointment

Fully vaccinated Berks senior living organization residents volunteer at COVID vaccine clinic

Chester County Health Department introduces new COVID-19 vaccine registration system, opens appointments

Westmoreland commissioners to host 2nd info session on covid-19 vaccine

A year full of lessons from COVID-19’s impact on older Pennsylvanians | Opinion


Rising lumber prices a pain in the pocketbook, push new house prices up $24,000

United Steelworkers set strike date at ATI facilities

Idlewild sets opening date, hiring 600 workers


Collegeville woman charged with lying to police after her son killed her daughter, DA says

Retaliatory shootings at an Upper Darby cemetery have neighbors on edge and police frustrated

Luzerne County inmate died Sunday from suicide

More coronavirus cases reported at Westmoreland jail


Pa. to get almost $5B in school aid from federal relief bill

Bucks schools fed millions of students during the pandemic. Is it a model for universal free lunch?

The racial achievement gap in suburban Philadelphia schools points to the broken Pa. school funding system. | Maria Panaritis

CMU election debate Zoombombed in ‘disgusting’ and ‘inhumane’ attack

CCAC is planning for in-person fall

State university system chancellor Greenstein would ax his own job if there’s no OK of merger rescue plan

Misericorida, King’s and Wilkes not mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for students


Pennsylvania’s 2022 U.S. Senate race: Who’s in, who’s out and what comes next

Tony Norman: Voter suppression is ready for its close-up

Local News

Beautiful Blocks program continuing in Scranton, expanding to Carbondale

United Way of Berks announces new grants and strategies

County hires new election director

Health care and city workers, animal advocates, bakers and more: Here are the women Morning Call readers nominated as difference-makers in the Lehigh Valley

State College again defends how police handled incident that led to death of an autistic man

National News

Buffalo Bills’ home gets new name: Highmark Stadium


Philly gun arrests are on a record pace, but convictions drop under DA Krasner

Philadelphia prison inmate being questioned in his cellmate’s sexual assault and death, source says–20210329.html

Friends and family mourn Oxford Circle boy gunned down last week

Man, 55, killed in North Philly shooting

Kimmel Center plans to reopen this fall with ‘Hamilton,’ and major arts groups back on stage

Advocates demand Philly make its vaccine rollout more inclusive of people with disabilities

‘Fecal samples’: The next frontier in fighting West Philly gentrification?

Eviction filings are at a historic low. Philly has 90 days to keep it that way. | Editorial

Philly Christian agency’s move to allow LGBTQ adoption should be nation’s blueprint | Opinion


Pittsburgh launches new website to assist crime victims

In major policy speech, Biden to lean on Pittsburgh industry and jobs to sell $4 trillion plan

Pittsburgh Public Schools police officers accused of checking in but not coming to work

Man critically wounded in Hill District shooting; another shot hours before in Larimer

3 Pittsburghers accused of defrauding state’s Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program

Easy come, easy go? Trustee goes after loan repayments made to county authority by bankrupt airline

Pittsburgh Public Schools prepare for students’ return to in-person classes

As Allegheny County judge offers remote court access, lawsuit could be dismissed

From a marina to floating patios, plan for reimagining Hazelwood riverfront set to be unveiled

Crack’d Egg asks court to allow maskless customers in restaurant

State News

Honoring Pennsylvanians who served, sacrificed in Vietnam War

Pa. court backs tossing $2.9M verdict against Bethany Children’s Home in wrongful-death case

March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month | PennLive letters

Wall of Faces project to honor Vietnam casualties nears completion; all Pennsylvania photos found

11-year-old’s death in ‘drowning machine’ prompts investigation into lack of warning signs

CDC extends eviction ban through June as 30% of Pa. households fall behind on rent

A federal eviction ban has been extended until June. Here’s how to get help with rent payments in Pa.


Tolls going up on several spans connecting NJ, Pennsylvania


Rachel Levine’s appointment as assistant health secretary breaks barriers

U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb talks goals to reduce methane emissions from natural gas infrastructure