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Sen. Pam Iovino: Pa. veterans deserve better access to the services they have earned

Bill to eliminate license fee passed in Pa. House

Pennsylvania’s liquor board is posting record profits. That worries some lawmakers.


‘The whole idea is peace of mind:’ Gov. Tom Wolf urges Pa. residents without insurance to get coverage


Sears, Kmart closing seven more Pennsylvania stores this winter

Wilkes-Barre Township, Berwick Kmarts to close

Sears to close Whitehall Mall store, the last one in the Lehigh Valley

Walmart sells beer, wine in state for 1st time; Westmoreland sales coming

GM sells its Lordstown plant to an electric truck startup

Former Wood-Mode workers upset after learning old medical bills aren’t covered


Boss of Delaware County’s private jail accused of racism, abuse of power

Testimony corroborated, contradicted in priest’s trial

Witnesses testify about New Kensington officer’s fatal injuries and a pair of jeans

Jailed for life on drug charge, Harrisburg man released after decade of efforts by friends


PSSA, Keystone scores in Lehigh Valley suburban schools exceed state goals; city districts still struggling

From cotton balls to computer coding: Dallas marks National STEM Week.

Questions raised in bond-release issue related to W-B Area high school site

DEP will respond to bond release request for W-B Area school site

Cambria County teacher apologizes to parents for Trump assignment

Scranton School District investigating incoming school director, sources say

Board misses opportunity

Wilson football players learn life lessons from autistic support students

PA college should look to NJ on student mental health services | Editorial

Two birds, one stone: Tuition discount helps recruit students, train nurses

Kutztown University Women’s Center celebrates 30th anniversary

Athlete in sexual assault case picked to coach women


Republicans have a problem with suburban voters, Democrats have a problem with rural voters. Where does that leave Pa.’s balance of power?

Pennsylvania voter survey offers warning for progressive candidates in 2020

Delco Dems: ‘Government is here to work for you’

Luzerne County officials mull voting issues in other counties

Berks County officials working to give voters more privacy in 2020

Key to uncovering Northampton County’s voting machine failure could be weeks away

Paul Muschick: Thank goodness we got voting foul-ups out of way before 2020 elections

Health Care

Mortality rates at Pa. hospitals drop

Hospital Safety grades: Group gives Wilkes-Barre General a D, Geisinger an A

Excela launches expanded cardiology services with new team of specialists

Cost council report shows care costs more in population centers

Local News

L&I announces apprenticeship partnership with Pittston Chamber

Residents don’t want proposed sale of Wilkes-Barre’s sewer system rushed

Proposed sewer system sale a hot topic at W-B council meeting

Scranton Ethics Board belatedly receives first complaint

Scott Twp. settles lawsuit over cemetery access

4 hospitalized after carbon monoxide exposure in Hazleton home

New Kensington veteran rewarded for his service with keys to free SUV

Safe Berks CEO leaving after 15 years as leader

Community wellness center to open in Reading


Philly cops are used to tragedy. But 6 kids shot in a month can crack their ‘emotional shell.’

Preservationists want historic districts. Residents fear the cost. Will a West Philly neighborhood get designation?

14-year-old in custody in slaying of animal rescuer in Northeast Philly

In Clout hot seat, did Gov. Tom Wolf endorse ‘my guy’ AG Josh Shapiro for governor in 2022?

A new power bloc is rising in Philly’s labor movement. Kendra Brooks’ victory is proof

L&I seeks to add inspections to new homes after water damage complaints across Philadelphia

After collapsed buildings and damaged homes, Philly strengthens construction oversight

Woman, 22, fatally shot answering door in West Philly

SEPTA poised to shift to Democrats’ control for first time in its history

‘Cry when you get home’: Teachers need therapy to process the trauma of urban classrooms | Opinion

Food stamps literally keep families alive in Philly. Help us stop the Trump benefit cuts | Opinion


City council begins discussion on property sales — with lots of no-shows

Lawyers again ask for federal court help in seeking release of suicidal county inmate from solitary confinement

Ex-Allegheny County narcotics detective cuts plea deal in teen niece’s OD death

Lawsuit claims that pro athletes who live outside Pittsburgh are illegally taxed at higher rate

Pro athletes, players’ unions seek to halt Pittsburgh ‘jock tax’

CMU celebrates 10 years of Traffic21 innovations

Spirit to add second LA nonstop from Pittsburgh

Opportunity Zones only work if everyone gets the same shot an opportunity | Opinion

State News

Pennsylvania tax revenues for 1st quarter at 6.1% above pre-recession peak

Allegheny County tops statewide liquor sales

Officials set do-over for SCI-Retreat forum

Non-union Pa. state workers file class-action lawsuit to recoup money paid to AFSCME 13


Western Pa. salt trucks ready for ice, slick roads as temps drop

Water Street Bridge closed until Monday


Keep schools open 10 hours a day? Kamala Harris wants to align student and work schedules.

Kamala Harris’ bill aims to extend the school day to 6 p.m.

The ‘Anonymous’ author’s book on Trump details consideration of a ‘midnight self-massacre’

Pat Toomey vowed to be an ‘independent voice.’ Trump’s impeachment could raise the stakes.

House GOP looks to protect Trump by raising doubts about motives of his deputies

Toomey’s bill banning animal crushing passes Senate

‘Stop putting politics ahead of our country’ on Trump impeachment, veterans tell GOP Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick in new ad

Praising Trump, Jeff Sessions formally announces his Senate campaign