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Along with work-zone cameras, police could get updated radar guns to stop speeders

Despite outlier status, Pa. lawmakers don’t make public defense a priority

Tick-tock: State lawmakers have six voting days to protect us from thieves

State Rep. Jim Christiana’s veterans’ graves bill passes House

House pulls plug on voters


Wolf and Wagner trade jabs, but have little time to discuss issues during debate

Gov. Tom Wolf, challenger Scott Wagner face off at Trebek-hosted forum

In the only debate for Tom Wolf and Scott Wagner, voters learned little new

‘Jeopardy’ host grills Wolf and Wagner in Pennsylvania’s only gubernatorial debate

At a debate that wasn’t, Wolf and Wagner ended up losers | Analysis

Alex Trebek gets booed at Pa. governor race debate

Alex Trebek rated poorly in Pennsylvania gubernatorial debate

Editorial: Don’t miss chance to have say in big elections

Barack Obama endorses Scott Wallace, five other local Democrats


WNS call center closes; 107 out of work

Miller’s Ale House to open in W-B Twp.

Urban Outfitters plans $30 million facility for central Pa.


ACLU prepares to sue Pa. prisons over new mail policy

Westmoreland judge to hand down verdict this week in New Kensington bar gambling case

Christy agrees to return to Pa. to face charges

Berks DUI treatment court offers graduates help, hope in recovery


11 local schools win coveted National Blue Ribbon prize

Woodland Hills High School’s new principal seeks to lead a turnaround

W-B Area superintendent invites public to share a coffee, ask questions

Some Scranton school directors seek to take action on Brazil and others

Three teachers suing Scranton School District over layoffs

Scranton elementary school receives prestigious Blue Ribbon award

Police investigating Plum coach’s alleged assault of player

Tickets for final GAR-Meyers football game sell out fast

Freedom to set their own prices but more accountability: Can new State System chancellor walk a line?

Cal U joins Advance Robotics for Manufacturing Institute

Student sues Marywood University over dismissal from doctoral program

Albright College names eSports a varsity sport

Health Care

As insurers release Medicare Advantage offerings, Pittsburghers still confused about UPMC/Highmark split

UPMC, Highmark clash over newly announced prepay rule for out-of-network patients

Local breast cancer surgery rates above state average, report says

Medical facility plans gain zoning approval

Local News

Final phase of levee trail repairs starts Wednesday

Work to begin this week on Solomon Creek flood project

Chalkfest comes up short of record; organizers still call it a success

Big Brothers Big Sisters unveils new logo, slogan

Fishing line around blue heron’s leg has McDade Park staff, guests concerned

Scranton still evaluating stormwater management plan, fee

Carbondale to replace more than 900 street lights with energy efficient LEDs

Investigators back on scene of deadly Pennsylvania car blast

In Hatfield, suburban neighbors are in a dispute over backyard beekeeping

Gilpin rescinds part-time officer’s suspension, accepts chief’s resignation

Vandergrift allows police hero banner to stay, opens program to firefighters and EMTs as well

Reading’s $95 million budget for 2019 has no new taxes

After bus hits, kills pedestrian, CAT ‘cooperating fully’ with investigation: spokesman

City revokes 160 landlord licenses

Study: Erie among nation’s slowest-growing cities

National News

One year later, the Las Vegas massacre’s mystery is part of the pain that is left behind

The DOJ’s lawsuit may delay California’s new net neutrality law

Natural Gas

Plum wastewater disposal well draws residents’ ire

New Jersey

Murphy unveils plan to attract business to New Jersey


After an incident with a toy gun, Philly police charged and locked up a 13-year-old. He says he’s wrongly accused.

Trump in Philly Tuesday afternoon, traffic mess possible

All-male boards are banned under a new California law. What do Philly’s boards look like?

100-year-old ‘lamp company’ in Old City turns off lights one last time

How Medicare Advantage can help Philly seniors get high-quality medical care | Michael Nutter

Mayor Kenney’s proposed minimum wage increase could mean maximum damage | Opinion

After 40 years in prison, Debbie Africa remains committed to MOVE’s mission

For many in college – hungry, homeless


Pittsburgh may ease up on road salt under maintenance plan, administration says

City youth football league resumes schedule in wake of on-field shooting

Metal detectors coming to Cultural District venues

Hill House did it all for the community — until the funding started to change

Zombies back in Pittsburgh to honor late filmmaker George A. Romero

Mon Wharf parking lot reopens Tuesday

Makers of overdose antidote visit Pittsburgh to raise awareness about drug

Bradford Woods latest community to garner county’s ‘Live Well’ designation

State News

Progress, but not enough: Suicide Prevention Awareness Month reminds us of work to be done

Public Utility Commission acted correctly

Report: Pennsylvania drug deaths double in 3 years

Lanternfly egg masses need to be targeted

ALIEN INVADERS: Grappling with the spotted lanternfly

State Labor Relations Board To Hear Arguments For, Against Pitt Grad Student Unionization

UPDATE: Chesco D.A. Hogan sued by state police troopers over ‘do not call’ list


As a Yale student, Kavanaugh was questioned by police after a bar fight in 1985

Kavanaugh nomination: Trump claims Supreme Court pick had drinking problems as a young man

Maria Gallagher, Ana Maria Archila and the amazing power of everyday people raising their voice | Will Bunch