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Pennsylvania Increases Tobacco Purchasing Age From 18 To 21

Pennsylvania creates criminal offense of sexual extortion

Objection raised to tobacco purchase age exception

Pa. lawmakers pitch bill to criminalize school bullying

Editorial: Harrisburg targets hunting changes

Pennsylvania boosts aid for clean water near military bases

Purple paint markings will soon mean no trespassing in Pa.

Mensch energy infrastructure bill goes to House



Pa. Insurance Department warns against robocalls claiming to sell health insurance during Affordable Care Act open enrollment



Corporate debt nears a record $10 trillion, and borrowing binge poses new risks

Final terms of NAFTA replacement near completion



Through good times and bad — how school nursing has evolved over time

With One-Third Of Students Battling Homelessness, Trade Institute Plans To Develop Its Own Housing

Abington School District got $25 million from Stephen Schwarzman. It’s still enduring the fallout.


Black mothers get less treatment for their postpartum depression

Delaware partners with Google to make searching for addiction treatment easier

Why mandated nurse-to-patient ratios have become one of the most controversial ideas in health care

Health Insurance Premiums On Federal Exchange Are A Bit Lower, Though Not In Pennsylvania

Food Safety Experts Urge Caution For Hunters In Areas With Fatal Deer Disease

At Penn, people in recovery are helping more patients with addiction enter treatment

Five deaths so far as flu shows signs of fast start in Pa.


Local News

‘Everybody flooded in’: Black Friday got off to an early start at King of Prussia Mall

Delco Council finalizes new prison board with appointment of three citizen members

Black Friday deals lure shoppers into Alle-Kiski Valley stores early, often

Winter storm to roll into central Pa. Saturday night; Lehigh Valley could get several inches of snow Sunday

Woman finds purpose, passion in aiding Alzheimer’s caregivers

District judge appointed to statewide committee

Schuylkill County commissioners renew excess inmate pact

Art made of spotted lanternfly wings to debut

Most Berks Countians to see 6% decrease in UGI natural gas rates

Proposed Chester budget packs 10 percent tax hike

Dolyestown planners consider zoning overlay at former Intelligencer property



Where to shop local in Philly on Small Business Saturday

Shopping in Center City is actually thriving amid fears of a ‘retail apocalypse’

This 8-year-old is the ‘world’s youngest female barber,’ and she’s from Philly

Philadelphia lobbyists keep making last-minute changes to bills, and reform advocates feel ‘set up’

Fashion District? A lot of shoppers are still calling it the Gallery.

Thousands of Philadelphia homeowners are appealing higher tax bills on their properties



Decades after a Pittsburgh plane crash, a family found its way back to each other

Mayor looks to slash ‘Gordian knot’ of city property sales

This is the first Small Brewery Sunday, but any Sunday can be one in Allegheny County

Thousands pack 1 million meals at Pittsburgh convention center

Former Fallingwater cook Elsie Henderson, 106, dishes on serving Pittsburgh royalty

Rope team rescues unconscious worker stranded on scaffold in Pittsburgh’s North Side


State News

Pa. residents brace for Trump administration’s proposed cuts to food stamps

Pennsylvania farmers use sweat, science to craft the perfect Christmas tree

Pennsylvania deer season starts on Saturday for the first time: What to know about changes for 2019 hunt

Most of UGI’s Lehigh Valley customers to see bills cut, under new single rate statewide



President Trump’s talk of Afghanistan cease-fire appears to surprise the Taliban, Afghan government