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Senate Republicans weigh alternatives to giving child sex abuse victims more time to sue abusers

Dinniman accuses Sunoco of botching pipeline work

UPMC-Highmark battle for market domination rattles Medicare patients, politicians

These UPMC hospitals won’t accept Highmark patients as in-network next summer

Legislators score from 100 to 0 percent in small-business voting report

The Pa. legislature did something good. If only that would become a habit

Hellbent on saving the hellbender


Plans moving forward for upscale mini market near Hanover Industrial Park

50 jobs where women earn far less than men


State to spend millions to update prison drug scanners that produce ‘false positives’

Pa. officials say prison smuggling has decreased amid changes after guards got sick

Cosby lawyers ask court to void conviction, prison sentence


Two districts receives $66K in school safety grants

Is Christopher Columbus a hero? Schools grapple with how to teach a complicated legacy

Video game team to form at Juniata


Wolf runs ‘ball-control’ campaign in staying ahead of Wagner

Candidates for lieutenant governor of Pa. take aim at the top of the tickets

Lt. governor candidates John Fetterman, Jeff Bartos point out sharp differences

In Pennsylvania’s Republican counties, John Fetterman is stirring Democratic interest

Where they stand: Meuser, Wolff on Social Security

Focus on the Issues: 187th Pennsylvania House race

Politics is too important to leave to a game show host | Charlie Gerow

It’s final jeopardy time: Hold another debate, Gov. Wolf | Kirstin Snow

Party that has the most new registered voters has an advantage

Mullins, Lemoncelli to debate Thursday

In governor’s race, Wagner touts ties to Erie’s Laughlin


Do Pa. casino fines mean all’s not fine with this business? | Editorial

Health Care

100 years after Spanish flu, researchers look for new pandemic protections

Flu pandemic of 1918 devastated Western Pa. families in staggering numbers

Robotic exoskeleton helps spinal injury, stroke patients move again

How can it be — no premium increases for seniors with Medicare Advantage plans?

Local News

Mayor George ends stepped-up fire watch schedule that union railed against

Luzerne County Notebook: 2019 budget unveiling set for Tuesday

Luzerne County’s proposed 2019 budget will be unveiled Tuesday

Paint Pittston Pink culminates in Saturday race fun

STEAMTOWN MARATHON: Shifa, Peoples are race winners

Tax assessment appealed on downtown Scranton parking garage

Lackawanna County collects 430,000 pounds of electronics to be recycled

Miners memorial unveiled in Blakely

Great Allegheny Passage gives Connellsville residents hope for a new golden age

Ligonier dedicates Diamond Park following a $3.5 million renovation

North Strabane assures homeowners on remedy for landslide site

Dean Rohrbach, pivotal in West Reading’s revitalization efforts, dies at 65

Reading rec official makes pitch to put soccer fields at 11th and Pike

Firefighters continue battling major Allentown blaze; scanner says ‘collapse zone’ established

State awards $1.5 million grant to build Colebrookdale Railroad station in Boyertown

National News

20 dead in crash of limo headed to a birthday celebration

CDC data shows more suicides have no reported mental health link

Obesity report highlights need for big changes

Opioid Crisis

Lackawanna County’s opioid lawsuit to play out in Delaware County


How the Philadelphia nonprofit that could launch the nation’s first safe-injection site got started

Former mayor Nutter is selling Medicare. Should his plan be yours?

Talk of inclusion, equity highlight local job fair

City Council calls for moratorium on sheriff sales

Is Philadelphia turning the tide on the opioid crisis? | Editorial

‘An argument that made no sense at all’: Why Ed Rendell supported needle exchange during the AIDS epidemic and safe injection sites today | Perspective


If voters say yes, Allegheny County Children’s Fund would be one of many around the country

Pittsburgh-area food bank gearing up for extra supplies amid tariff tensions

Pittsburgh seeks smokers fee for city employees

State News

As Bucks County fights homelessness, some entrenched camps hide in plain sight

Native peoples gather in Pa., marking centennial of the closing of Carlisle Indian School

Most government offices closed on Monday for Columbus Day

Friends of Flight 93 expand education outreach efforts at national memorial

New research: smokers try to quit after “sin taxes”


Supreme Court moves right, but how far, how fast?