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What Pennsylvanians can expect if their state lawmaker unexpectedly resigns

Full house expected at Berks forum on property taxes

A bill expanding healthcare access for working disabled people may see Senate action

Educators in Interboro make the case for pre-K education

Burns’ bill would hold parents accountable for child’s bullying

Pennsylvania’s child sex abuse scandal still is a mess | John Baer

Tax reform gains ground


The great ‘Buy American’ debate: As Trump’s trade chief visits Pittsburgh region, manufacturing and tariff worries

La Colombe CEO said businesses should pay $15/hour minimum wage. But he doesn’t.

Are cuts on the horizon for U.S. Steel?

Rite Aid distribution center in Fairless Hills to close, costing 356 jobs

Pouring rights contract on tap at arena

Raymour & Flanagan to open in former Toys R Us store in Wyomissing


Why are Pennsylvania judges sentencing people on probation for debts they won’t ever be able to pay?

Man, 35, found shot to death in apparent home invasion in Penn Hills

Sweet Valley man charged with unlawful use of medical marijuana

Phoenixville Police will now issue a ticket for smoking pot in public


Four teens facing charges for bomb threats at Scranton, West Scranton high schools

Vaping lures alarming number of Lehigh Valley middle-schoolers, reversing decadeslong anti-smoking trend

Carbondale Area School Board meets with community to solve issues

King’s receives $400K grant for environmental remediation work

Police investigating reported rape of Drexel student

Police: West Chester student advertised pot-dealing business through dorm fliers


3 Westmoreland precincts get new polling places

County councilman Haas plans to run for Congress

Health Care

Get your flu shot | Editorial

State tuberculosis cases on rise

Increase in babies born with syphilis prompts Pennsylvania Health Department to issue an alert

Local News

Funding announced to repurpose former Times Leader building

Study eyes $50M levee for West Pittston

Engineers recommend levee for West Pittston

W-B neighborhood improvement program deadline extended to Nov. 9

Plymouth’s revitalization keying on history, riverfront, Main Street

Labor board examiner rules against Lackawanna County sheriff

Zoning decision in ‘castle house’ case delayed

VALOR’s Stand Down helps those in need

Irwin takes stance against vaping, bans from parks and playgrounds

Westmoreland municipal authority approves $1 million worth of water line projects

Registration required for Harrison recycling collection event

Murrysville, Scott, Mt. Lebanon to host glass recycling events

Reading fire damages 4 row homes, displaces 22

Reading City Council learns about housing funds at budget meeting

Lower Nazareth joins fight against spotted lanternfly

Beaver County officials continue to plan repairs at Brush Creek Park

$25K grant to help plant trees in Bucks County

National News

CarePartners Plus exploring joint venture for software built to prevent suicide in veterans

Ensure legal fairness: Detained immigrants deserve representation

Natural Gas

State suspends gas driller’s license for failure to pay impact fees


North Philly man cleared of murder after 27 years in prison, the 10th exoneration under DA Larry Krasne

Philly police union criticizes DA Krasner’s spokesperson’s tweet that mocked white supporters at protest

Philly needs to reboot street cleaning program | Opinion

Eliminating overdue library fines is a fine idea | Editorial

Why I joined other Philly cleaners to vote to strike | Opinion

After pushback from parents, new options proposed for displaced Ben Franklin, SLA students


City to pay $47,000 to man beaten by police outside of PPG Paints Arena

Netflix thriller ‘Sweet Girl’ starring Jason Momoa will shoot in Pittsburgh this fall

Pitt’s Tre Tipton won’t let injury stop him from impacting community

Philadelphia’s supervised-injection site ruling boosts efforts elsewhere — but not in Pittsburgh

A level playing field: Pittsburgh fire force should examine hiring practices

Pittsburgh outranks Honolulu in 2019 Condé Nast Traveler survey

Tri-COG Land Bank lists $45,000 vacant Edgewood lot as 1st property for sale

State News

Former Pa. education official banned from U.S. rowing over 1981 sexual misconduct

State police to take over night patrols in Rankin

Pennsylvania ranked No. 9 among states for childhood obesity

Woman sues Greensburg diocese, claims officials protected priest accused of rape

9 things no one will tell you about being a volunteer firefighter

Water experts to test polluted waters in the Buffalo Creek watershed to find the source

U.S. Navy secretary coming to Harrisburg to announce ship to get name of ‘significant importance to the region’

Ahead of Hershey performance, comedian Bill Maher says Pa. ‘may be the most important state in 2020’


The 8 most dangerous roads in Berks County, according to PennDOT data


Should Donald Trump be impeached? Pa. Congressional delegation says constituents support inquiry

Asked about the NBA’s spat with China, Trump instead blasts Kerr and Popovich

Is the GOP rethinking impeachment? Not Pa. Sen. Pat Toomey.

Group puts questions to ‘Meuser’ at meeting