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People with disabilities are increasing their ranks in elected office. But they’re still underrepresented.

Senators introduce bill legalizing cannabis for adult-use in PA

Hearing set for Monday on White Haven Center closure

Toohil: ‘We could do more’ for disabled adults

Officials plead for state to save Retreat prison


Pa. educators say more money needed as the number of special education students rises


Stocks end lower; S&P 500 notches 2nd straight weekly gain


After verdict, Philly bike courier’s family faces racial threats

Editorial | Avoid urge to pass prison rising costs on to taxpayers


Why private school turned out to be the wrong choice for my son’s special needs | Perspective

The segregating effects of school choice policies | Opinion

Choice is not enough when it comes to education | Editorial

School choice has not cured Philadelphia’s ailing system | Opinion

How free college disproportionately benefits wealthier students | Opinion

Another unique program being pioneered at Unionville: Lunch and Learn


GOP chooses district attorney to run for seat vacated by senator facing child porn charges

‘I am back,’ Bernie Sanders tells supporters at NYC rally

Western Pa. sees trickle of spending from presidential candidates

As partisan fervor hijacks budget talks, spending hawks face lonely battle

Health Care

Where you die can affect your chance of being an organ donor

Local News

Leaf peeper season in full swing in the Laurel Highlands; Pittsburgh, Alle-Kiski Valley must wait

Room at the table for input when Brown takes over as mayor of Wilkes-Barre

Report: Region’s Ambulatory Surgery Center finances beat state average

Invasive species in NEPA: Where do we go from here?

League of Women Voters celebrates 75 years

Scranton gas card billing records full of mistakes, discrepancies

Art in motion: Students paint PennDOT snow plow

Luzerne County earns best credit score in its history

Erie downtown group spends $3.85 million for former McDonald’s property


Elected officials across U.S. watching Cleveland opioid case


N.E. Philadelphia man who threatened violence against former employer and police found dead

As congestion worsens in Philly, car-related emissions spike

City tees up land transfer to revive mothballed rec center in North Philadelphia


Appeals court upholds Pittsburgh abortion clinic buffer zone but lets sidewalk counselors inside it

ONE YEAR LATER – The path to recovery after the Tree of Life attack

PWSA to begin restoration work on Saw Mill Run, but some residents still feel left behind

Amazon Studios casting call seeks extras for movie filming on the South Side

Pittsburgh International Airport auction has highest turnout ever

State News

Black Americans don’t always respond to the census. Pennsylvania’s NAACP is trying to correct that.

Pa. state bird could leave if summer temperatures rise: report

REFORM Alliance looks to restructure PA’s probation and parole system

Pennsylvania cities lag in growth, population


Trump drops plan to host G-7 at Doral

Impeachment inquiry update: What the past week revealed about the Ukraine affair


UK’s Johnson asks for Brexit delay, but argues against it

Parliament vote forces UK to postpone Brexit beyond Oct. 31

Defense chief: US troops leaving Syria to go to western Iraq