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Pennsylvanians to get more time on sex abuse charges, suits

In historic move, Pa. legislature passed clergy abuse reforms. Here’s why they’ll have to do part of it again.

Mark Rozzi’s bills to aid child sex abuse victims on the way to governor

Secrecy, deal-making rule in process to pick Pa.’s interim judges

Pennsylvania moves to raise cigarettes, e-cigs, other tobacco products to age to 21

Bill raising purchase age for tobacco products, e-cigs to 21 passes Pa. House and Senate

Pa. House, Senate approve bill upping the tobacco purchase age to 21 for most Pa. residents

Bill to shed light on pharmacy benefit manager practices passed in Pa. House

PA House passes Matzie bill making pharmacy benefit managers’ practices more transparent

Killion: Deana’s Law imposing stronger penalties on repeat DUI offenders

Last-minute bill amendment addresses scanner, privacy issues at the polls

Philadelphia wants to ban guns in parks and rec centers. Harrisburg probably won’t let it.

Help save soldiers’ lives

Time to end charter fund disparities

Health impacts of the natural gas industry are hurting Pennsylvania residents | Opinion

Insurance approval delays caused my patient needless suffering. Reform is imperative | Opinion

I survived childhood bullying. These Pa. House and Senate bills criminalizing it are not not the answer | Opinion

EDITORIAL: It’s time to ban gifts for lawmakers


Gov. Wolf vetoes Pennsylvania bill outlawing abortions over Down syndrome

Wolf vetoes Down syndrome abortion ban


Not fulfilling: Labor leader blasts Amazon for using out-of-state help on Findlay facility


Former Villanova campus ministry official to serve 78 months in prison for child porn

Pa. State Police make big cocaine bust; five face federal drug charges

Jerry Sandusky expected in court for new sentencing in abuse case

Suspended cop accused of sexual abuse agrees to plea deal


Penn-Trafford tops in Westmoreland County on state assessment tests

Future of Cheyney U. at stake: Middle States meets to make final decision on school’s accreditation


Lower Burrell lawyer to run against Brewster in Senate’s 45th district


Mini-casino rejected for Beaver County

Local News

At second hearing, officials and residents rally against SCI-Retreat closure

Officials urge Wolf administration to focus on truth when deciding fate of SCI-Retreat

Council fails to advance Wilkes-Barre’s proposed 2020 budget to a vote, new mayor to submit his plan

Luzerne County responds to claims against councilman

Green Goods brings homegrown medical marijuana to its Scranton dispensary

Did you see that marijuana banner flying over Scranton?

Scranton Sewer Authority requests auditor general’s review of 2016 sewer system sale

Lonnie Walker IV delivers turkeys to the needy in Reading

Berks County commissioners expect no change in taxes in 2020

Reading ‘beer cave’ kept 19th century brews cool, but now it’s mostly a safety concern

National News

E. coli cases lead to a recall covering 97K pounds of salad products

Lawsuit: Catholic Church pressured sex abuse victims into unfair settlements


‘Enough is enough’: at Philly school board meeting, community demands action

SEPTA’s new train car manufacturer scrutinized for using supplies mined by children

He was their rock. Years later, his unsolved murder still burns. | Maria Panaritis

What to know about the Philly Marathon route, road closures, and security

2 Philly cops charged in separate criminal cases

Two teens wounded in separate city shootings

Legislation introduced in Council to change real estate tax abatement

Hahnemann closure puts $51 million in Medicaid funds in play. Will the money stay in Philly?

Ex-Philly Sheriff’s Office employee sentenced to one year in prison for accepting $40K in bribes

SEPTA appoints PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards as general manager

PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards to lead SEPTA

Philanthropy fails in its approach to inequality. Here’s a way to change it. | Opinion

Council reached consensus on ten-year-tax abatement reform. They should show their work to the public. | Editorial

Attacking black athletes who dare to think and speak for themselves has become a sport of its own | Opinion

Philly DA names office’s first ever artist-in-residence, James Hough


Pittsburgh sinkhole that swallowed a bus could take months to repair

State News

DEP staffers called to testify before grand jury on shale gas crimes

‘What if it was your family?’ Hundreds of Delaware County town’s residents pack EPA landfill meeting

Hundreds pack meeting in Norwood on landfill; EPA says no risk

Fix risky dams: Water-over-the-dam mentality cannot prevail

Trouble in Toyland: Consumers warned about dangerous toys in latest report


Opening of Harmar’s Jacoby Road delayed until next year

Airport announces new app; passenger flow streak ends

Airport set to unveil app soon

PennDOT to slash $700 million in scheduled upgrades in Berks

Can passenger rail service return to Berks? Forum looks at what it would take

Could it be a Christmas miracle? Coplay-Northampton Bridge expected to reopen in the weeks ahead


Lindsey Graham launches a probe into the Bidens, Burisma and Ukraine