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“Sextortion” bill would criminalize sexual coercion in Pa.

Bucks lawmakers support state, federal climate action

‘This is the best opportunity we’ve had’: Why advocates think this could be the year Pa. bans LGBTQ discrimination

NEPA communities urge passage of Gov. Wolf’s Restore Pennsylvania plan

Pennsylvania domestic violence law could turn police offices into depositories for relinquished guns–police-offices-into-depositories-for-relinquished-guns

Pennsylvania law locks up guns after a restraining order

Policy news out of Harrisburg: Lawmakers weigh another dairy study

Pa. lawmakers cling to pensions after pushing new state workers to adopt 401(k)-style plans

‘Appalling,’ ‘dishonest,’ ‘disgusting’: Top Pa. Republicans say Lebanon GOP chair must quit

Flood of information discussed during ‘water summit’

Let doctors practice: Daryl Metcalfe vaccine bill would undermine health

Make craft beer tax less staggering

Gun rights supporters set for annual rally at the Pa. Capitol

Pennsylvania looks anew at electing its lieutenant governor | John Baer


Business leaders sound off on minimum wage

Pottsville plant closure to mean loss of jobs for 85 full-time workers

Development to north sparks higher wages


Bucks County man gets two life sentences in fatal prom-night shooting


Here’s how much school superintendents make in Allegheny County

Here’s how much school superintendents make in Westmoreland County

Comparing superintendent salaries in the Alle-Kiski Valley

Lackawanna County schools turn to foundations for help

What is the future of Catholic schools in Schuylkill County?

Disabled students at Edinboro University say goodbye to the end of an era

130 colleges nationwide compete in esports, now Berks has joined the athletic evolution


Flurry of write-in votes expected in Luzerne County primary

Poll workers needed for primary

Security expert vouches for Northampton County voting machine


Mount Airy unveils $40M expansion

Local News

Luzerne County issues refunds for property assessment reductions

Buddies stand in solidarity with teen battling cancer

Big plans will bring new life to Camp Louise

‘Touch a Truck’ draws excited kids

Former Tuskegee Airman returns to Luzerne County

Artists wanted for West Side mural project

Scranton office building owner claims Lackawanna County owes $300,000 in rent

Lackawanna County’s oldest library celebrates 145 years

Postal workers union, food bank gearing up for Stamp Out Hunger drive

Collect fee from tenants

After losing their son to suicide, a Havertown couple seek to save others in their town. | Maria Panaritis

Hundreds attend 9th annual Reading/Berks March for Life

Fire, EMS companies in 16th Legislative District get $187K in grants

It’s last call for the Millbourne Fire Co.

Men walk in high heels to raise awareness of gender violence


Fetterman hears overwhelming support for legalizing recreational marijuana

Most support legalizing marijuana at forum

National News

More Latinos are becoming Muslims: ‘Islam is not as foreign as you think’

Republicans push tax relief through Kansas Legislature

New Jersey

Narcan, the lifesaving overdose-reversal drug, is scarce in N.J. cities that need it most


‘Breath of fresh air’ in North Philly: More job training, meals for hungry as Philabundance expands

Here’s what the primary election could mean for the future of Philly’s 10-year tax abatement

Just how many people live in Philly, the U.S.? Here’s why that’s a tough question to answer.

Cheerin’ and runnin’ in the rain. Today’s Broad Street Run was a poncho and garbage bag event

Muslim American Society investigating ‘oversight’ following controversial video at Philly Islamic center; event organizer ‘dismissed’

Manager at Philadelphia McCormick & Schmick’s tied up during armed robbery, police say

‘It’s just a test’: Philly parents preach calm at first SAT since college admissions scandal

How do judicial elections in Philadelphia work and why do we vote for judges?

An app wants to give Philly residents real-time alerts on crimes happening nearby. Is that a good thing?


CONNECT, councils of governments show an alternative path to municipal consolidation


PITTSBURGH MARATHON: Despite the soggy weather, Pittsburghers soak in the fun

Clothing shed by Pittsburgh Marathon, half marathon runners doesn’t go to waste

Some date back to the 1800s. Now all permanent records at Pittsburgh Public Schools enter the digital age

Moving on from a massacre: Squirrel Hill residents have help, but is it reaching those in need?

Walkabout: Youth orchard activates long-awaited Hilltop Urban Farm

Pittsburgh’s crime rates down since 2015

State News

Hope grows in lanternfly-killing fungi found near Berks fruit farm

East Shore township can’t block its cops from unionizing with the Teamsters, Pa. court says


The U.S. announces new deployments to the Mideast amid Iranian woes

Trump blames Kentucky Derby outcome on ‘political correctness’

Congressional hearing puts focus on struggling Pa. nuclear industry