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With $1.3 billion in coronavirus cash left to spend, the Pa. government might be the big winner

Pa. GOP advances audit of 2020 election, says it’s not about fraud

State House Republicans vote for election procedures study

Pennsylvania lawmakers advance proposal to audit conduct of election; cite ‘litany of inconsistencies’

Pa. Republicans claim election fraud, even as they celebrate their own wins | Sen. Jay Costa

Jake Corman, the Pa. Senate Republican leader, on the election, voter fraud claims, and who won the presidency

Pa. Rep. Harris, House’s 2nd ranking Democrat, says he has COVID-19

Nonprofits and the pandemic

Coronavirus – COVID-19

COVID-19 patients could overwhelm Pa. intensive care units and staff. How can hospitals avoid a crisis?

Pa. hospitalizations pass April peak as state reports more than 6,000 new cases in one day

Pennsylvania gives update on antigen tests, contact tracing efforts

Gov. Wolf, other governors urge colleges to have students tested for COVID-19 before holidays

With record COVID cases, Allegheny County issues stay-at-home ‘advisory’

Allegheny County advises ‘stay home except for essentials,’ warns of public health order

Allegheny County sets another record for new coronavirus cases

Westmoreland County sets new coronavirus mark with 228 additional cases

Luzerne County manager weighs in on coronavirus increase

6 Western Pa. counties set new highs as Pa. reports record new coronavirus cases

COVID-19 deaths rise across state and northeast counties

Luzerne County tops 200 new COVID-19 cases for second straight day

What it’s like to work as a contact tracer in the fight against the coronavirus

Allentown Health Bureau too swamped to trace contacts for the hundreds of coronavirus cases this week


State plans Lackawanna testing site outside former Kmart

Sorry, America. Vaccines won’t end the pandemic anytime soon. | Opinion


State Senate candidate in tight race appeals decision allowing ballots to stand

Diane Herrin is projected winner in 156th District

Commonwealth Court to Allegheny County: Don’t count — for now — disputed ballots in tight Brewster-Ziccarelli Senate race

Joe Biden won 3 of every 4 mail ballots in Pennsylvania. Trump won 2 of 3 votes cast in person. What does that mean for the future?

Trump targets vote certification in late bid to block Biden

Trump says Philly Democrats stole an election in the ’90s. Is that true?

Trump campaign gets set for another long day in a Pa. courtroom

Luzerne County election director to face inquiry committee

Election board member will not sign off on election results, cites ballot problems

Provisional board member axed after call to poll watcher

Virus outbreak delays Westmoreland vote certification

Berks County election officials finish 2020 election vote tally


Why Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf may have to shelve ‘grandiose visions’ for his final two years in office


COVID-19 outbreak at SCI-Dallas grows

Lackawanna County prison has 11 positive cases of COVID-19 among inmates


Residents file suit, seek to overturn Montco schools closure decision

More Pittsburgh-area school districts switch back to remote learning as COVID-19 cases surge

As COVID-19 cases surge, should schools stay open? Around the Philly region, approaches vary wildly.

2 Berks schools among recipients sharing in $1.2 million technical education equipment grants

Two more Catholic high schools closing: Hallahan, McDevitt to shut in June

Here’s 4 good reasons for Pa. to reject any new cyber-charter school applications | Opinion

PIAA board tackles winter sports, masks in most recent meeting

Westmoreland County Community College and IUP ink dual admissions deal

PSAC cancels winter sports


Pennsylvania gaming revenue rebounds in October, but a new COVID-19 slowdown looms

Health Care

Don’t let the politicization of COVID scare you away from getting help | Expert Opinion

Local News

Lackawanna County defends new fees for online searching of public records

The tax incentive that gave rise to much of SteelStacks is set to expire

EPA soil sampling moves to Winona Homes


Residents demand reforms at Philly’s first-ever hearing on police contract

Controller: Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office can’t account for hundreds of guns

Philly’s housing agency taps nonprofits to build affordable housing on 240 city-owned lots

Men accused in killing of Philly Police Cpl. James O’Connor IV will face trial for murder and related charges

Free Blockbusters, with everything you’d find at a real Blockbuster, are now in Fishtown and Delco

Northeast Philly has more to offer than a selfie at Four Seasons Total Landscaping | Opinion


PWSA penalized, supervisor indicted for federal violations of sludge dumping

PWSA pleads guilty to violating Clean Water Act, pumping sludge into Allegheny River

Pgh. Mayor Bill Peduto unveils a plan to help the Ohio Valley transition from fossil fuels

Celebrities join fundraising effort for Tree of Life renovation

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh to suspend in-person service

Allegheny County judge’s resignation sends message against systemic racism, experts say

Report outlines struggles of Pittsburgh Public Schools’ tech distribution during pandemic


Beyond bridge tolls, PennDOT considering a variety of ways to supplement revenue for road fixes