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Acclaimed after-school program SHINE lands in its ninth location

KAYDEN’S LAW: Bucks County lawmakers introduce bills to ensure children in custody disputes are protected

‘We are raising a nation of young people…with PTSD’: Rep. Gainey appeals for statewide ban on assault weapons

ACLU files suit to stop victims’ rights ballot measure

Lawsuit seeks to keep victim rights question off fall ballot

ACLU, League of Women Voters challenge Marsy’s Law question

Opponents of Marsy’s Law are suing to keep the crime victims measure off the Nov. 5 ballot

There’s a well-documented link between guns and suicide. Just what Pennsylvania should do about that is up for debate

Expunged records and monetary compensation are the least the state owes the wrongfully convicted | Editorial


These six charts tell you how Pa. voters feel about gerrymandering (Spoiler: They oppose it)


Gov. Tom Wolf sees STEM in action at Levittown school


Century III Mall redevelopment takes a step forward

In Western Pa., Trump trade policy adviser says U.S. manufacturers need to ‘focus on the positives’

GM’s chief meets with union officials for the first time in the UAW strike

Vertical farming company Fifth Season moves to Braddock

ARC grant to support Scranton incubator development

At grand opening, Wind Creek pledges to reinvest in Bethlehem property. In fact, hotel construction could start in early 2020


Lawusit against Lackawanna County Prison medical provider can proceed, judge rules


Collection agencies, graduation ceremony bans, letters from magistrates: Pennsylvania school districts consider options as they deal with exploding lunch debt

New Hempfield pre-K center puts spotlight on continuing need

Former Scranton school solicitor bringing legal action against district

Police arrest fifth teen over Scranton School District bomb threats

Why one Pa. school district takes a deliberate approach to shaping informed students

Cheyney Council of Trustees approves budget in last meeting before accreditation decision


During the LGBTQ town hall, 2020 Democratic candidates pledge their support

Should prison inmates be allowed to vote? Pro/Con | Opinion

Haas launches Congress bid with calls for civility, fiscal responsibility

Haas formally announces bid for Congress

Meet the two Democrats running for Allegheny County’s most competitive state house seat

Westmoreland commissioners authorize $7.1 million purchase of new voting equipment

Health Care

Geisinger opens new maternity ward at Scranton hospital

Local News

W-B council talks tree removal options

Short agenda, public comments aplenty at Wilkes-Barre city council meeting

Seven apply to become new county coroner

HCA official: Water boil advisory likely to last through Sat.

Scranton employees must read, sign, live by new ethics code

Revived Scranton ethics board holds first meeting

Generosity overwhelms homeless Chester County woman with cancer

Unity supervisors approve plan for GetGo store along Route 30

Kiski Township has new supervisor, police chief, part-time officers

A call to notice and help homeless teens in Berks County

Commissioners, Berks Heim unions cheer new agreement

National News

The EPA proposes a rewrite of the rules on lead contamination in water

Social Security checks to rise a modest 1.6% amid push to expand benefits


How race, class, and privilege shape the asbestos crisis at two Philly high schools

Building Trades leaders asked to pony up $15K apiece for Local 98’s indicted boss ‘Johnny Doc’ Dougherty | Clout

Angry families of murder victims protest DA Larry Krasner | Helen Ubiñas

Public housing agency to sell off West Philly towers to fund redevelopment at aging complex

Philadelphia City Council creates panel to probe child removals in abuse, neglect cases

Moldy African animal skins, skulls, 22 pounds of snails intercepted en route to Philly

Wawa gas station planned at former auto-shredding site near South Philly’s Navy Yard

Was Rittenhouse Square stabbing self-defense? Trial in controversial killing begins.

Philly’s childhood literacy rate is still too low | Opinion


Pittsburgh airport lobbying American Airlines for LA nonstop

Fight over union for Pitt graduate assistants now heads into state review process

On Yom Kippur, a Tree of Life shooting survivor grapples with forgiveness

Zappala won’t participate in DA candidate forum

Allegheny County council members accuse DA candidate Middleman of ethics violation

City names new chief operations officer

Peduto hires ex-Obama administration official as operations chief

150 new homes could be ‘Cornerstone’ of Larimer’s rebirth

Pittsburgh redevelopment authority postpones vote on construction at Civic Arena site

Make time for the public: Port Authority needs meetings on proposed stop cuts

Family swept out of house by Carrick water main break settles in cemetery caretaker’s cottage

State News

State AG sues national property management company over ‘rent to own’ scheme

ATF blames extension cord for Erie day care fire that killed 5 children

Some birds could disappear from Pennsylvania backyards because of climate change, report says

Study: Climate change could make dozens of bird species extinct in Pennsylvania

Woman sues Greensburg diocese, bishops, claiming sexual assaults by priest in 1970s

Diocese adds 2 clergymen to credibly accused list

Lawsuit says Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg covered up sexual abuse by high school teacher

U.S. Navy to build ship named for Harrisburg

Low wages spark need for assistance in NEPA during holiday season

Peoples commends the PUC adoption of new standards to increase energy affordability | Pennlive letters

‘My baby is not OK’: central Pa. residents pour out hearts over suicide

Berks, Montco among top counties for PFA petitions in Pennsylvania


New Kensington delays Carl Avenue repaving

Route 61 upgrade in northern Berks nears end, and so do drivers’ frustrations

PennDOT seeks motorists’ help in creating a safer winter driving season