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Backers of child sex abuse lawsuit window rally in Capitol

Survivors of child sexual abuse call for Pa. Senate to return to Capitol to act on reforms

City boy implores Senate to vote on sex abuse bill

Police give all clear after bomb scare outside Pa. lawmaker’s Montco office


Wolf signs law to help child victims of human trafficking

Gov. Wolf signs bill to aid outpatient mental health treatment in PA

Wolf vetoes bills on debt, price gouging, ag education

New Pennsylvania law helps police rescue pets in hot cars


T.J. Maxx to reopen in November

Small Business Administration visits Rostraver sanitation company

Scranton firm to compete in ‘Shark Tank’ style competition for funding


Christy arraigned on Butler Township burglary; fugitive back in local prison


Pa. state trooper rides along with kids in New Stanton to reinforce school bus traffic laws

No school again Thursday at Crestwood due to lack of bus-driver clearances

Crestwood cancels classes again over background checks

Creation Nation up and running at Leechburg Area School District

Reading High School steps project to cost more than expected

Cops called to brawl at Pa. high school; officer kicked in face, 6 charged

Albright Spancake Lecture explores racial speech in politics


Candidates spar over property tax elimination at 22nd state Senate district debate

Can Brian Fitzpatrick, a self-described ‘centrist’ Republican congressman, survive in the Philly suburbs in 2018?

Michael Bloomberg’s super PAC cancels ads for Democrats in Philly area

Court dismisses challenge to Lindsey Williams’ residency in state Senate race

Lawsuit seeking to remove Pennsylvania Senate candidate from ballot tossed

Pashinski opposes House/Senate Bill 76

In campaign swing, Pence warns Dems will undo Trump agenda

Supporters turn out for Pence visit

Pence touts Wagner, Meuser, Barletta bids

Small group protests outside GOP rally for Chrin

Denny Wolff rebuts opponent’s claims, dubs himself conservative on many issues

Meuser told opponent Wolff ‘to go to hell’

What voter registration tells us about November’s election, in 7 charts

Council of governments opposes state mandate for new voting machines

Blair demos new voting machines

Health Care

Former Giant supermarket becomes supersized health center in Reading

Local News

County budget plan includes $675K for litigation settlement and outside legal costs

Wilkes-Barre officer sues city over K9 bite

Yard waste fees for municipalities halted

LHVA to connect Scranton and Throop with new stretch of trail

City moves forward onearned income tax hike

West Nile tech may return

Land trust will issue doe permits for North Huntingdon nature preserve

Police merger floated for Cheswick and Springdale Township

RAWA gets OK to pump water to new power plant in Birdsboro

Reading Fire Department $500,000 over budget

Reading Parking Authority extends contract for finance consultant

Editorial: Completion of Schuylkill River trail a promising prospect

Final decision on Act 47 delayed, as City Council lacks quorum

National News

A federal judge will order Georgia counties to stop absentee-ballot rejections

Another pipe bomb package found, this time targeting actor Robert De Niro

Pence vows justice as bomb probe intensifies

Two are dead after a man opens fire at a Kentucky Kroger and an armed onlooker shoots back

No matter what Trump says or does, LGBTQ people have come too far to ever be ‘erased’

After cuts and losses, U.S. Postal Service hopes Trump will free it to profit, as box delivery soars

Natural Gas

Water ceremony kicks off protest against shale gas and petrochemical industries

New Jersey

The death toll hits seven in an outbreak of adenovirus at a New Jersey rehab center

Opioid Crisis

Trump signs bipartisan measure to confront opioid crisis


Rittenhouse Square stabbing: How two lives – and two Philadelphias – led to a fatal night

Pay-by-phone parking expands as PPA eyes new parking policies

Protesters rally against VisionQuest outside planned Philly site

Two councilmen say Philly needs to cut its myriad business taxes again

Should past trouble keep a kid from getting into college? | Editorial

Philly is Exhibit A for the latest challenge facing low-income tenants | Opinion


A place to stay since 1923: Historic Hill District YMCA rehab to shift housing operator

Pittsburgh school board votes against arming district police

Pittsburgh Public Schools board nixes proposal to arm school police with guns

Fiscal oversight board fails to meet, passes Pittsburgh budget by default

Pittsburgh-based refugee agency attributes program closure to Trump policies

Acting EPA administrator praises reduced regulation at Pittsburgh shale conference

Bar owner’s statement backs Pagans’ version of fight with city police detectives

Pa. Supreme Court hears argument from city, Pittsburgh police union in wage dispute

Living center that serves mentally disabled to pay fine for dispensing drugs without valid prescriptions

Audi dealership opens in Pittsburgh’s Strip District

Council kills bill to protect historic Pittsburgh church

State News

Ex-NFL player Rae Carruth settles in Pennsylvania after prison

Pa. county pays nearly $5M over heroin withdrawal death in jail

Former Gov. Tom Corbett reflects on his administration’s accomplishments at portrait unveiling

I’m a Dauphin Co. commissioner. This is why I oppose iLottery games | PennLive Letters


Transit expert Christof Spieler gives Pittsburgh system good marks overall


‘I’m trying to be nice’:Trump tells media to end ‘hostility’