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Officials: ‘We need to invest in our school buildings’

A Catholic, ex-Lt. governor, lone-wolf lobbyist for Pa. priest abuse victims: Mark Singel is a hero. | Maria Panaritis


Families, governor send off Johnstown Guard unit headed to Middle East


My experience with the criminal justice system opened my eyes to how much reform is needed | Opinion

No Lackawanna County judges to hear sex abuse case against former prison guard

Allentown police reviewing forceful arrest caught on video


Mold closes Montgomery County high school this week

Pennsylvania’s math standards don’t make the grade | Opinion

Harrisburg school board approves nearly $250,000 in checks, contracts despite unanswered questions

Central Pa. school district will no longer dismiss air conditioned schools because of excessive heat

Study break: College students meet Philly and answer a question

Seton Hill students participate in 24th annual Labor of Love service day

College dismisses man for being gay


2018 races for Congress feature diverse pool

Make voting more secure


Widespread flooding continues as near-record rainfall drenches region

Flood authority looking at project to raise homes in West Pittston

Flood watch issued for region; up to 3 inches of rain predicted

Some road closures, minor flooding reported around region

Local News

Luzerne County still pushing to fill Children and Youth caseworker positions

Luzerne County Fair closes on rainy Sunday

Grant could help fund bike, walking trail in Kingston, Forty Fort

Mine car restoration project moves forward

Creek erodes land and residents’ hopes

Attorney for Scranton official says coffe-shop lease in park not a conflict

Carbondale’s Russell Park renovations nearing completion

Fundraiser carries on in honor of Sgt. Argonish

Lackawanna County fights for unfair taxes

Group hard at work to reopen Camp Louise

Tarentum band shell to be dedicated to former Mayor Carl Magnetta

Residents of Wyomissing Hills report house-shaking vibrations

Mayor, council lock horns at raucous public session

Editorial: Berks a good place to battle human trafficking

Allentown gun violence prevention initiative gets state grant

National News

The Dallas police officer who killed Botham Jean is arrested on a manslaughter warrant

CBS CEO Les Moonves resigns amid new sexual-harassment allegations

Colin Kaepernick is proof that protest changes America, not just voting | Will Bunch

Natural Gas

Emergency crews respond to gas explosion in Beaver County

New Jersey

N.J. lawmakers want to protect residents from other states’ red-light camera fines


News on hunger, deprivation set to come during ‘Poverty Week’

Don Gardner, 87, rhythm-and-blues great and head of the Philadelphia Clef Club

BREAKING POVERTY: Bad breaks early in life often weave an inescapable web for the poor

Ex-Philly cop Ryan Pownall’s homicide charge puts police accountability in the spotlight | Editorial

Housing plan aims to add 100,000 units citywide by 2028


TRAFFIC: Flooding closes 10th Street Bypass, Mon Wharf, parts of Parkway East

‘Bathtub’ on westbound 376 to close Monday

Escape from Nicaragua: a nerve-racking journey for a young family trying to return to the Pittsburgh region

State News

Forty chimes for 40 people: Flight 93 memorial dedicates the Tower of Voices

Tower of Voices dedicated Sunday at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset County

Hemp: ‘Going from zero to a whole, brand new industry’

Police officer loses job after charges in shooting death

Body in creek ID’d as witness in casino fraud case

Centralia documentary screens today in Scranton

Shedding some light on window tint law

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins

These are the 30 healthiest counties in Pa.

Pa. touts civic program to get more teens to register to vote


Work begins on I-78 in Berks County