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Catholic benefactor to Pa. senators: Stand with victims or their abusers?

Pa. sex abuse bill stuck on lawsuit issue

Reform to statute of limitations for sexual abuse remains up in the air on Senate’s last day

Temporary guardianship for grandparents bill passes as Wolf officials meet with those raising grandchildren

Pharmacy benefit managers defend their Medicaid role at Pa. Senate committee hearing

Lower Burrell approved for $210,000 grant for Little Pucketa rehabilitation project

1 million-plus students getting a pass: Pa. to delay Keystone graduation requirement, offer alternatives

Wolf to sign law delaying Keystones, changing graduation requirements

Hit-and-run driver strikes child exiting school bus in Exeter Township

Dogs take Harrisburg in effort to end puppy mills

Should pet stores only be allowed to buy from shelters and rescue facilities?

Departing legislative leader is about to learn what bank presidents do

DJs don’t deserve advantage

Rep. Sid Michaels Kavulich dies at 62

State Rep. Sid Michaels Kavulich, former sportscaster, died

Kavulich a champion for local sports

Reaction to Rep. Kavulich’s death

State Rep. Sid Michaels Kavulich, former sportscaster, dies at age 62

114th’s man of House had common touch


Marriott workers say they are drowning in credit union fees

America has a record 7.1 million job openings, making it a good time to ask for a raise


New Castle police investigating triple homicide that killed man, woman and 10-year-old girl


Pulling back the veil: Mandated booklet reveals more about W-B Area school

WPIAL: Connellsville armed police didn’t violate rules at Penn Hills games

Kiski Area beefs up security for daytime school events

Staff in Tamaqua Area School District will be armed

Vaping’s on rise among Erie County students

Enrollment down 4% at Pa. state universities, continuing 8-year decline

Licorice magnate gives record $17.3 million to Penn State Abington


Comfortably ahead, Pa. Gov. Wolf takes low-risk approach in reelection bid

Rothfus, Lamb differ on gun control, minimum wage, Blasey Ford

Brian Fitzpatrick’s campaign paid $6,000 to Philly man who posed as reporter to question opponent

Meuser intends to support Trump agenda if elected

In Pennsylvania’s 11th Congressional District, challenger Jess King shows impressive fundraising chops

Pat Browne’s campaign pulls erroneous ads

Region’s Democrats pile up cash for congressional races

Boerio, Reschenthaler campaigns post spending in new 14th Congressional District

Candidate Henry takes aim at school property tax

Some Carbon Co. voter registrations still being processed

Pennsylvania’s biggest campaigns are now even bigger disappointments | John Baer


Pa. casinos took in $268.5M in September, led by Parx

Local News

City parking authority moves on plans to buy Park & Lock East

Wilkes-Barre Parking Authority makes offer to buy parkade, continues to challenge Sterling lot

Disagreement over job creation hashed out in Luzerne County budget session

City could sell golf course

County elections bureau budget debated during work session

Flood authority’s non-union employees receive raises

Jessup borough holds first public meeting on comprehensive plan

SBA loans available to help with disaster recovery after Yough valley flooding

Freeport residents lament closure of Devereaux car dealership

Reading is rediscovering its entrepreneurial spirit

Big Brothers Big Sisters unveils new Reading activities center


Canada legalizes marijuana for recreational use

National News

Florida child dies from the flu, the first young death reported in the U.S. this season

CDC confirms a paralyzing polio-like illness affecting mainly children is in 22 states

D.C. Archdiocese releases names of ‘credibly’ accused clergy

Natural Gas

Atlantic Sunrise pipeline now moving gas

Opioid Crisis

Southwestern Pennsylvania counties above state average for opioid-related hospitalizations

Opioid hospitalizations in Pennsylvania flatten in 2017


‘Heartbreaking’: 2-year-old girl’s body found partially buried in Philly park

In Philly, U.S. surgeon general reiterates qualms about supervised injection sites

Olney, West Philadelphia football teams forfeit final games after fight that began in stands

Black high school students get a taste of teaching

Three Philly cops hurt trying to break up large after-school fight in Nicetown

Women breaking into Philly’s boardrooms, C-suite — but ever so slowly


Summit to look at why Pittsburgh’s ‘not great for everyone’

Albert Lexie, the shoe-shiner who donated $200K to UPMC Children’s Hospital, has died

Before she won a Nobel Prize, Frances Arnold frustrated her parents and teachers in Pittsburgh

Peduto to appear at business conference in Dubai

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto headed to Middle East tech conference

It will save lives: Needle exchange moves needle on national crisis

Opposition mounting for plans to demolish buildings near Pittsburgh’s Garden Theater

Still no decision on who might police East Pittsburgh after Antwon Rose shooting

Pittsburgh Council postpones vote on mandatory fire sprinklers in high-rises

State News

Grandparents tell state officials they need help raising kids left parentless by opioids

Laura Ditka, prosecutor in Penn State scandal, dies at 55

Pennsylvania State Police should not police themselves | Editorial

State grants to help flooding, water pollution problems around Westmoreland, region

$2.6 million in state grants headed to projects in Berks County


Trump tells the AP he is not to blame if Republicans lose the House in November