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Pa. Victim Advocate Jennifer Storm says personal vendetta foiled her bid for another term

‘I spoke truth to power’: Ousted Pa. Victim Advocate Storm slams Senate GOP over vote to deny her another term

Pa. Victim Advocate criticizes Senate “no” vote as “political vendetta”

Two women just made history in the Pa. legislature. Will that be the last thing they have in common?

Counties need partnership, not partisanship for meaningful improvements to election policies | Opinion

Bridge (toll) too far? Not if it works

Coronavirus – COVID-19

With dire report from the White House, state issues four new COVID-19 orders to limit spread

Pa. imposes a broader mask mandate as officials try to stem a surge in virus hospitalization

Pennsylvania expands mask mandate as coronavirus cases rise

Levine adds travel, mask and testing restrictions as COVID-19 surges

Pennsylvania intensifies efforts to contain coronavirus pandemic

Pennsylvania’s new COVID travel restrictions and mask requirements: What you need to know

Pennsylvania sets another record for new covid-19 cases, nearly 6,000 cases reported

Allegheny County reports 288 new covid-19 cases

223 new COVID-19 cases reported in Luzerne County

Berks County records 191 new coronavirus cases as longer-term trends reach new highs

Bucks County reports 12 deaths, record 1,676 new coronavirus cases

Despite skyrocketing coronavirus cases, no new restrictions for Chester County

Montgomery County records 1,828 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths over 7-day period

Hospitals preparing for surge of COVID-19 patients as state announces new measures

National Guard personnel stationed at Ridgeview facility in Shenandoah

Messiah Village nursing home does things right experts say, but still takes a big hit from COVID-19

People are still engaging in risky behavior, despite rising COVID-19 cases. Psychologists explain why.

FDA allows 1st rapid virus test that gives results at home

Gov. DeWine imposes 10 p.m. curfew for most Ohioans


Pa. election turnout may set record, nearly all provision ballots counted

Allegheny County judge to weigh mail-in ballot issue in Nicole Zicarelli challenge

Pa. Supreme Court affirms decision to set distance limits for watchers of ballot canvassers

Trump legal effort championed by Giuliani in court as another suit is dismissed

Rudy Giuliani and Trump’s last-stand push to overturn Pa.’s election results get a frosty reception in court

Luzerne County Election Board wraps up its review of Nov. 3 ballots

Michigan GOP backtracks after refusing to certify election results


Advice for Tom Wolf on dealing with the Legislature during the pandemic … from Tom Wolf | Opinion


Shoppers stock up on supplies as covid-19 cases climb again

Restaurant owners concerned over high COVID-19 numbers

Detractors fume over negative impact of pipeline

Some Lancaster restaurants to voluntarily close dining rooms after spike in COVID-19


Woman hospitalized after Monessen shooting

Mass testing at Berks County Prison reveals no coronavirus infections among inmates


WPIAL disciplines Peters Township for marching band costumes

Riverside, Carbondale Area, DV report COVID-19 cases

Some Montgomery County parents oppose two-week virtual school mandate by health officials

Area colleges reviewing new COVID-19 testing recommendation; Misericordia switches to remote for rest of semester


Live! Casino holds ribbon-cutting ceremony

Health Care

As coronavirus cases rise, 800 Bucks County nurses go on strike over ‘dangerous’ staffing levels

Local News

Scranton City Council introduces budget, seeks details on plans to close shortfall

Scranton parking revenue expected to lag into 2021 from pandemic

Chris Kelly: Welcome to Mr. Bond’s Neighborhood

Thousands of toys seized during fraud investigation donated to charities to benefit Berks children

Reading will not avoid a tax increase for 2021, the city’s financial overseer predicts

Revitalization efforts continue in Coatesville


Six-week shutdown could mean a ‘year without Christmas’ for Philly businesses–20201118.html

District Attorney Larry Krasner replaces his top homicide prosecutor

Nearly 750K votes later, Philly’s ballot counting is officially over

Peco pulls the plug on Smart A/C program, which saved power during heat waves

‘Weight of Death’ docuseries illustrates the depth and breadth of Philly’s gun violence | Helen Ubiñas

Penn to donate $100 million to Philadelphia School District to help with asbestos, lead abatement

Two men shot inside Germantown barbershop

As COVID restrictions resume, Philly restaurant owners are again denied a seat at the table | Opinion

Local restaurants are being pushed to the brink. The love of strangers can save them. | Maria Panaritis

Do Black lives matter only after someone’s death? | Opinion

Police killed my mentally ill stepbrother. Now, we have to call police again. | Opinion


‘Marshall Plan for Middle America’ calls for billions to be spent to help Western Pa. go green

Judge Tranquilli resigns ahead of misconduct trial

Allegheny County Judge Tranquilli resigns before misconduct trial

Pittsburgh Innovation District sees $1.9B in investments for office, residential and campus projects

100 Pittsburgh police officers quarantining for possible COVID-19 exposure

Pitt chosen to lead NIH trials in covid-19 care for patients with blood clots

Pittsburgh, partner encouraging women to seek spots on city’s boards and commissions

No tax hike sought in PPS 2021 budget proposal

Mattress Factory museum sues insurer over $600,000 in lost revenue

Port Authority, transit workers reach tentative union contract

Foundations against racism

Police: 1 killed, 1 injured after being shot in Pittsburgh’s Hill District

Steelers stars distribute holiday meals to area families

Community partners to broadcast free Wi-Fi for schoolchildren from top of Cathedral of Learning

State News

Thousands in Pa. are put on a child-abuse registry with no hearing. They say it’s ruining their lives.


Trump fires agency head who vouched for 2020 vote security

Trump cuts troop levels to 2,500 in Iraq and Afghanistan

Rep. Kelly unveils bill to overhaul elections, requiring states count mail-in votes ahead of Election Day