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As Pa. Senate session winds down, last-minute push would allow two-year window for clergy abuse victims

House OKs bill to expand prescription drug assistance programs

Scott Wagner’s Facebook rant is a reminder the Pa. Senate is better without him | Opinion

Opening Pennsylvania’s primaries won’t end polarization, experts say

The quiet death of a bill that could have helped Philly | Editorial

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The Rundown: Sexual abuse demonstration coming to Senate offices in Harrisburg

Bridge dedicated

Sexual abuse bill should include civil window, victims’ fund: Sen. Dan Laughlin


Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt


We should be outraged that incarcerated Pennsylvanians now have to pay $150 to read | Opinion

Why are so many Pa. prison inmates committing suicide?

New prison mail policy lands state in hot water with ACLU


Riverview teachers, school board to talk Monday, first meeting since strike authorization vote

A cautionary tale: Girls admit to falsely accusing a boy they disliked

More local colleges are scrapping SAT requirement


Ahead of the November elections, Democrats go all in on health care

As midterms approach, Republicans find immigration is once again a potent line of attack

Lou Barletta, citing grandson with cancer, lashes out at Bob Casey over health-care campaign ad

Democrat Susan Wild raised $1.3 million last quarter for PA-7 congressional bid

Wolf, Casey stump for Dan Williams in Coatesville

On Scott Wagner’s wacky moment | John Baer

Once-quiet candidates in 14th Congressional District launch ads, exchange barbs

Defaced Democratic billboard in Berks leads both parties to call for civility

Dems, GOP both see voter registration gains in Erie County

Health Care

UPMC-Highmark split is forcing worried seniors to switch insurers

Local News

Urban urges increase in Luzerne County non-union health care contribution

Luzerne County staff size changes highlighted

George to present 2019 W-B budget plans today

Wilkes-Barre uses flu clinic to test emergency plan

LHVA looks to connect trails to rails in Scranton

The view of California, Pa., depends on where you look

East Deer official: Underground fire at former Pittsburgh Glass Works not hurting air quality

Reading gets positive audit, but work remains

Editorial: Making a splash for Reading recreation


Looming legalization raises questions about how marijuana may change Canada’s culture

Opioid Crisis

As opioid crisis creates orphans, grandparents take on parenthood again, often with few resources

New standard


Seattle is the leader in worker protection laws. What can Philly learn as it considers a ‘fair workweek’?

Why do you hit every red light? How pedestrians, construction, and computerized signals choke traffic.

20 arrested after hundreds of dirt bikers ride through Philly to honor slain rider

3 men shot as they left party near Temple University

Teen critically injured in Cedar Park shooting


Undercover Pittsburgh detectives brawl with reputed Pagans in South Side bar

Some Pittsburgh school board members are skeptical of Children’s Fund proposal

Duolingo coworkers cross 15 bridges in 20-mile ultimate Pittsburgh nerd hike

State News

Indiana County native last living member of the Venona project, a Soviet code-breaking team

Butler VA holding town hall meeting Wednesday at Armstrong County outpatient clinic

EPCAMR will host litter cleanup effort at Centralia site

Parents discovered a lack of help for special needs children. Now they’re pushing the state for more licensed therapists

Central Pa. Growers And Researchers Work To Stop The Spotted Lanternfly

Berks County Conservation District offers money to control spotted lanternfly


Trump says climate change isn’t a hoax, but it may not be man-made and will ‘change back’

Few changes found in FAA funding bill