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As Dinniman nears retirement, he sets sight on forming PAC for transformative education

Sturla booted from leadership position after 12 years, Pa. House Democrats moving in a ‘new direction’

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission will borrow $550 million to cover overdue transit payments

PennDOT considers tolling bridges to fund repairs for highways and bridges

DCNR policy, new fiscal code address expanded ATV trails on PA public land

Pa. State Sen. Doug Mastriano tests positive for COVID-19 after meeting Republicans at White House

Pa. House Republicans strike out on last-minute push to pressure Wolf to rescind election results, report

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Pa.’s COVID app tops 600,000 downloads so far

As coronavirus enters deadly new phase, Pa. lags nation in testing: Here’s why

Pennsylvania coronavirus update: One-fourth of all state’s cases added in last 14 days; hospitalizations rise

Pittsburgh-area hospitals set record for treating covid patients

Region records 375 new COVID-19 cases, six new deaths

Berks adds 180 coronavirus cases

More Luzerne County coronavirus-infected residents hospitalized and on ventilators, latest state update shows

Some churches scale back in-person worship amid COVID-19 surge

Area healthcare providers get millions in federal funds, but say more is needed

Fauci warns of ‘surge upon a surge’ as COVID-19 hospitalizations hit yet another high


Ziccarrelli continues to say certain mail-in ballots shouldn’t be counted, even after courts disagree

Pa. counties reported no major issues with Dominion voting machines, a target of Trump and his campaign

Pennsylvania high court rejects lawsuit challenging election

The Philadelphia suburbs were the key to Joe Biden’s Pennsylvania victory. Here are the numbers.

With the vote count now over, here’s how Pennsylvania broke for Joe Biden

Most Luzerne County voters cast ballots in person

Last-minute assignments, lack of training left Pittsburgh-area poll workers unprepared on Election Day

Pa. justice: In suing, congressman set out to ‘play a dangerous game’ at voters’ expense

Completed Wisconsin recount confirms Biden’s win over Trump

Joe Biden suffered a fractured foot while playing with one of his dogs, doctors say

President-elect Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team


Steady stream of customers for Small Business Saturday in Berks County

Cumberland County man is thrown a curve ahead of meeting with Mariner East 2 developer


Key question in Bill Cosby appeal to Pa. Supreme Court: Does defendant’s past matter?


Two hospitalized in Hill District shooting

Woman shot in foot on South Side Slopes

Bucks County woman shot to death in car in Montgomery County

State police issue warrant for New Kensington man in Leechburg shooting


The list: Pittsburgh-area school districts shift back to remote learning as COVID-19 cases surge

Montgomery County parents stage another COVID-19 school-closing protest, this time with a road rally

Berks Career and Technology Center instructional assistant named 2020 Pennsylvania Education Support Professional of the Year

Report: The most and least equitable schools in Pa. | The Numbers Racket

Facebook comment from Gov. Mifflin board member about Dr. Rachel Levine draws condemnation

‘It’s crippling’: COVID-19 pandemic has financially thrashed college athletic departments

St. Joseph’s men’s basketball team halts for 14 days because of positive COVID-19 test

Local News

Portnoff could collect delinquent Scranton trash fees beginning next year

After surviving 22 months in a Reading homeless shelter, he’s optimistic about the future

Lehigh Valley agencies strive to keep homeless safe as pandemic worsens, winter approaches

Report claims CWA makes $6.5M profit on Chester water rates


As Oregon decriminalizes drugs, Philly officials are paying close attention

Guns missing from sheriff’s office is yet another reason to eliminate the office | Editorial

Home inspections are a bargaining chip in Philly area’s hot real estate market

Can Philadelphia transform its police force from ‘warriors’ to ‘guardians’? This de-escalation training could help.

From Philly to Germany, thousands participated in the virtual Fraud Street Run, inspired by the Four Seasons Total Landscaping news conference

A ShopRite gift that ‘almost brings tears to my eyes’ | Maria Panaritis

Philadelphia’s top attorney, Marcel Pratt, returns to Ballard Spahr as managing partner


Booster shot? Vaccine news could stir slumbering Pittsburgh office market

Black Women for Positive Change helping to lead fight to de-escalate violence in Pittsburgh and U.S.

Pandemic puts the Scrooge to Port Authority’s holiday buses

Nafasi on Centre is a new hub for artists in the Hill District

State News

In 1933, police kidnapped 46 Black men and women in Beaver County. Why do so few people remember?

Devastating poverty is the bridge that joins Pa.’s rural counties and urban cities | Opinion

Traditions old and new on first Sunday rifle deer hunt in PA


Amtrak proposes adding passenger train route to Scranton