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‘We’re ready for some change’: Pa. educators want to see climate change included in new Pa. science standards

‘We need to make a profit first’: What’s at stake in proposed gas tax credit for Pa.

Health Secretary: Cannabidiol proliferation confusing public

Another Iowa?: Delays in counting mail-in votes are concerning


Pa. state lab can now test for coronavirus, but its capability is limited

COVID-19 testing now underway at state lab in Chester County

Pa. Health Department begins testing for coronavirus; UPMC races for its own test

State lab now able to test for coronavirus; still no cases reported in PA

A possible coronavirus case in Philly is under investigation, city health department says

Coronavirus prep: Supplies dwindle at Western Pa. stores as officials urge readiness

Pitt cancels spring break study abroad programs; calls students home from three more countries

If coronavirus spreads, could local colleges move education totally online?

Coronavirus fears change life in Northeast Philly’s Chinese community

Despite pleas from health officials, public demand grows for masks, sanitizers

Westmoreland officials, Excela have plans in place for coronavirus

Diocese of Scranton to take measures to prevent spread of coronavirus

Travel at your own risk,’ colleges caution students as spring break coincides with coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus concerns fuel Lehigh Valley shoppers to stock up on cleaning, other products

UPMC ‘ready’ for coronavirus

Pa. Sen. Casey calls for ‘accurate information’ on coronavirus as Dems slam Trump response

Virus exposes poor policy

Don’t let Big Pharma capitalize on coronavirus | Opinion


Family of man found dead in Fox Chapel says police missed major suspect

Pa.’s top prosecutor has taken over the case of an alleged ‘fake news’ reporter in Delaware County

Gangs of Harrisburg: Police battle daytime shootings linked to shadowy conflicts


Apollo-Ridge improves access to school breakfast, far more kids participate

Nonprofit group raises concerns about team prayer at Lackawanna Trail

Wilson High School raises $91,827 at Mini-THON events to benefit Four Diamonds Fund

Exeter School District pioneers stop-arm cameras to monitor other drivers; Wilson conducting trial run

My son was bullied so much, we had to put him in a cyber charter school | PennLive letters


Super Tuesday’s surprise winner: Pennsylvania, because the primary should matter after all

Joe Biden scores big Super Tuesday wins as Bernie Sanders takes California

‘It’s game time!’ Former Philly Mayor Michael Nutter campaigns for Mike Bloomberg in California.

Bloomberg to reassess after disappointing Super Tuesday results

ANALYSIS: Trump is coming to Scranton to mine Democrats

Health Care

Flu season may be peaking in Pennsylvania, Health Department says

Local News

Scranton City Council seeks attendance records from Courtright years following DeSarno audit report

Scranton makes sweeping changes in city-issued gas cards, vehicle purchases

Chris Kelly: A common-sense approach to putting the brakes on administrative abuse

Reading hires a capital projects manager to help move the city forward

Delco sets up Sustainability Commission to save money, help the environment

Judge: No asphalt plant at Rockhill Quarry

Dedication set for New Kensington playground with memorial to murdered girl

Wilkes-Barre sewer meeting set for March 18 at King’s College

Casey Avenue cleanup set for Saturday

Mayor: Erie could get $101 million from water prepayment deal

Natural Gas

Criminal investigations target shale gas industry


Philly man on death row 23 years for killing 4-year-old Northeast girl is ‘likely innocent,’ DA Larry Krasner says

City Councilmember Kendra Brooks wants to bring rent control to Philly. It won’t be easy.

Philly City Council wants to lift 100,000 residents out of poverty. Here’s its plan.

Philly’s ‘moonshot moment’ plan outlines how to lift 100K from poverty

Council’s Poverty Action Plan is a ‘moonshot.’ Philadelphia will need follow-through to achieve it. | Editorial

She took sanctuary from deportation in a Philly church with her 4 kids for 554 days. She’s about to leave.

Ex-teammates and coaches devastated by the loss of former Temple running back Zaire Williams–20200304.html

2 shot at West Philly market, a year after owner fatally shot a masked armed robber there

Kenney nominates 8 education veterans and a public school grad with charter ties for his new school board

Philly City Council wants to lift 100,000 residents out of poverty. Here’s its plan.

An aide to Philly’s new sheriff says he questioned ‘slush fund’ spending — and she fired him

Philly battle over same-sex foster care exposes an unequal system | Opinion

In South Philly and beyond, communities have the right to reject supervised injection sites | Solomon Jones

After botched supervised injection site rollout, there’s a path forward | Opinion


Wilkinsburg’s 1st black female mayor seeks to change perception of community riddled by crime

‘Trauma is the lens through which many people in our community see the world’

Pittsburgh ranked top 5 best cities to go for St. Patrick’s Day

Pittsburgh’s St. Patrick’s Day parade to honor late public safety director Glenn Cannon

Pittsburgh rehab-services provider ordered to pay $400,000 for violation of overtime law

State News

As lanternfly proliferates, quarantine imposed on companies traveling through Allegheny, Beaver counties

Luzerne County added to lanternfly quarantine list

Spotted lanternfly quarantine zone expands

Pennsylvania county restricts immigration agents after courthouse arrest captured on video

‘Unbelievably disturbing’: ICE agent’s arrest of undocumented defendant prompts Northampton County executive order demanding warrant

Active-shooter church security training returning to W.Pa.

PA should abandon fossil fuels for clean, renewable energy | PennLive letters


Local municipalities receive PennDOT liquid fuel payments

County plans bridge replacements

Airport may have new Florida airline

Interstate 78 drivers beware: Automated ticketing for speeding in work zones starts Monday

Starting today, you can get fined for speeding in Pennsylvania work zones