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Pa. legislative committee rejects request to conduct election audit

In rare move, bipartisan panel rejects Pa. House request to audit 2020 election

With audit rejected, lawmakers shift focus to future changes to Pa.’s election code

It’s not too late: RGGI can help PA combat climate change By Senator Katie Muth and Amanda Lapham

PennDOT says it’s out of cash, needs to borrow $600M to continue road, bridge projects

Hundreds of Pennsylvania road projects to halt next week without PennDOT funding; senators seek answers

Deana’s Law withers in state House

Criminal justice and college applications

Proposed EV tax inevitable

Heffley tests positive for COVID-19


Wolf signs no-new-tax budget bills for rest of fiscal year

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Pa. bans alcohol sales on eve of Thanksgiving, places new orders on schools; keeps eye on ‘fragile’ economy

As Thanksgiving nears, Pa. tells people to stay home and bars not to serve Wednesday night

Pa. to ban alcohol sales at bars, restaurants for 1 night

Wolf, Levine announce new COVID mitigation efforts

Wolf administration orders 5 p.m. last call for alcohol on Thanksgiving Eve

Wolf, Levine ban drinking at bars, restaurants on Thanksgiving eve

New Pennsylvania coronavirus measures: What you need to know about stay-at-home advisory, gathering limits, enforcement and more

COVID-19 volunteer program, facing multiple hurdles, aims for spring 2021 launch

Experts say valve masks don’t stop virus’s spread and if you see one, keep your distance

Allegheny County adds 962 new covid cases in 2 days, no new deaths

Pennsylvania adds nearly 12,000 new covid cases in 2 days

Berks County has 203 new coronavirus cases, the highest 1-day increase since April

Bucks County reports 17 new deaths, record 2,074 new coronavirus cases

COVID-19 pandemic is not halting everyone’s Thanksgiving travel plans

UPMC to public: Don’t let guard down in stopping spread of COVID-19 during holiday season | Opinion

Tokyo governor: Japan can host Olympics despite virus spike


Pa. Supreme Court allows count of 2,000 ballots challenged by Nicole Ziccarelli

Pa. Supreme Court says undated mail-in ballots in Nicole Ziccarelli case can be counted

Most Pa. counties certify election results by deadline; a few will take longer

Philly region certifies election results as Trump legal challenges continue to falter

Westmoreland judge tosses more than 200 ballots elections board wanted counted

Pennsylvania counties certify election results despite isolated pushback from Trump allies

Allegheny County certifies election results

Luzerne County Election Board certifies Nov. 3 general election results

Lackawanna County certifies election results, Biden wins county by 9,657 votes

Schuylkill County certifies election results

Chesco officials certify historic victory for Joe Biden

The GOP warned Susquehanna County voters that Biden would ban fracking. Few believe it will happen.

Michigan certifies Biden win despite Trump’s GOP overtures

Biden transition gets government OK after Trump out of options

Pa. Supreme Court hands Trump another setback, rules ballots can be counted even if voter didn’t completely fill out the envelope, report

Congressman Mike Kelly, Sean Parnell seek injunction to stop Pa. election certification

Vanquished W. Pa. congressional hopeful, who’s part of of GOP ballot suit, praised mail-in voting earlier this year

Tony Norman: Pa: From COVID-19 hot zone to voter disenfranchisement hot mess


Labor & Industry still battling UC-related fraud


Big Marijuana company Jushi to triple cultivation in Pa. as cannabis sales continue to rise

Cannabis operator to expand in Scranton; create more than 100 new jobs


Tarentum shooting leaves 18-year-old dead, other teen injured

Man shot in chest after carjacking in Knoxville

1 person dead, another in critical condition after Wilkinsburg shooting, police said

‘Why my baby?’ asks the mother of a 12-year-old boy shot dead in Frankford

Dominican group pleads with city after store owner killed in North Philly


Pennsylvania sets new health measures for K-12 schools

School districts must sign off on covid-19 safety procedures or go virtual by month’s end

Covid-19 claims Jeannette elementary school secretary

Norwin reports 13 more coronavirus cases; pushes total to 78

COVID-19 killed some Pa. high school sports seasons, boosted others: ‘We gave it our all’

Health Care

The Medicare for All fight should continue in Pennsylvania | Opinion

Local News

Cognetti participates in virtual mayoral conference about pandemic with Biden, Harris

2 Reading restaurants close and another one could open, Downtown Improvement District board learns

Reading cuts proposed tax increase in half

Luzerne County Council to discuss state-requested pollution reduction plan

Proposed COVID-19 relief program to offer assistance for WB residents

County, municipalities receive DEP recycling grants


The Philly board that reviews police shootings hasn’t met in a year, worrying advocates

City board charged with oversight of Philly police shootings hasn’t met for a year

An urban farm feeding the poorest part of Philly fights to stay alive and growing

Philly’s reserve funds could be dangerously low by July. City officials hope for more federal aid.

Philadelphia has an affordable-housing crisis. Biden’s platform has a simple, but radical, solution. | Inga Saffron

Federal prosecutors charge 15 alleged Philly mobsters with racketeering, drug dealing and extortion

Patricia Carlin Sperling, early proponent for equality and social justice, dies at 98


Steelers will limit fans again after Thanksgiving game against Ravens

Rust Belt revival? Developer hoping exodus from big cities will help fill Strip District apartments

Area soup kitchens redefine holiday celebrations this year

At Allegheny County Jail, 10 workers test positive for COVID-19, another 50 quarantined

City to pay $95,000 to settle property negligence suit in Homewood

Mayor Peduto proposes adding COVID-19 sick leave under local ordinance

Pittsburgh City Council passes covid sick leave resolution, historical designations

Two Pittsburgh nightclubs closed by health department for COVD-19 problems

State News

Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores to be opened Wednesday evening, closed Thanksgiving: PLCB