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Top Pa. Republican’s campaign sues journalists over public records costs

Pa. House votes to bar shutting down churches in disasters

Pa. House passes bill intended to keep churches open during disaster emergencies

Pa. House panel explores police reforms, other issues facing law enforcement

Pennsylvania plan for carbon cap on power plants advances

Pa. environmental board approves plan to limit carbon from power plants; Wolf admin sets 2022 target date

Regulatory board opens door to public review of controversial plan for Pa.’s participation in climate change initiative

Letting Pa. join regional greenhouse gas compact makes economic and environmental sense | Opinion

Area lawmakers offer insight on Judge Stickman’s ruling against Gov. Wolf

David Clement and Yael Ossowski: Pa. can and should legalize cannabis, but do it right

SSD furloughs underscore state politics

With overdoses on the rise during the pandemic, Pa. law is moving in the wrong direction | Opinion

Pa. House of Representatives to convene in the Harrisburg church it once called home

Fourth Senate employee tests positive for COVID-19

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Officials: Court ruling won’t impact current restrictions

After federal ruling against Wolf, 25 and 250 gathering limits unenforceable, lawyers say

$20 million in state money awarded to Pa. museums and cultural organizations for COVID-19 relief

Penn State adds more than 450 covid-19 cases since Friday, as in-person instruction continues

Human testing for new COVID-19 treatment developed by Pitt researchers planned for 2021

Pennsylvania posts 1,151 new coronavirus cases, 6 more deaths

Allegheny County reports 90 new cases of COVID-19, one new death

15 new COVID-19 cases in Luzerne County

54 more coronavirus cases for Berks County

In-person visits resume at Westmoreland Manor


Wolf renews calls for election code changes, criticizes state and federal Republicans over pandemic response

State releases study on financial exploitation of older Pennsylvanians


PPP loans hide a hidden kicker: A big tax bill

Yuengling partners with Molson Coors to expand distribution

What Lehigh Valley businesses are saying about federal ruling on Pennsylvania’s COVID restrictions

Shop-Vac abruptly closes Williamsport facilities, leaving estimated 400 jobless


Westmoreland County Prison inmates get free weekly phone call


As virtual school year begins, frustrated parents are pushing school boards to reconsider

Technical issues with Scranton School Board meeting lead to transparency concerns

White protesters, shouting racial slurs, try to disrupt Cheyney U. classes


Casey, Cartwright highlight what’s at stake for health care in election

What a group of Pennsylvania voters thinks of Trump, Biden, protests, looting, and the conventions

Trump says in Philly town hall: ‘I didn’t downplay’ coronavirus, ‘I up-played it’

Local News

More than $3M in federal pandemic relief to fund a range of initiatives in Scranton

4 Berks County cultural organizations and museums secure nearly $240,000 in grants

Reading needs a tax increase in 2021, official says

Arts in Pennsylvania: Coronavirus impact ‘devastating’ to cultural, arts sites

Luzerne County small businesses and nonprofits can apply for $11 million in grants

Wyoming Valley Levee overseer may relocate to save money

Flood authority to ease limits on public comment

Larksville looks to referendum on paid firefighters

Westmoreland sheriff: ‘I have not left the Democratic Party, the Democratic Party has left me’

Westmoreland Court Appointed Special Advocates seek to double grant through social media shares

National News

Louisville and Breonna Taylor’s family agree to a $12 million lawsuit settlement that includes police reforms

Incomes were up and poverty was down across America in 2019 — and then COVID-19 hit

Sarah McBride is set to be the nation’s highest-ranking transgender official

Natural Gas

In Pennsylvania, gas drilling is down, but production higher than it has ever been


Rebuffed from Penn’s Landing plan, Sixers may begin hunt for new home elsewhere in Philly

Philly Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and his wife have asked the court to throw out the federal corruption case against them

Philly has two weeks left for the Census and crucial federal funding it provides | Opinion

As we remember Nikolette Rivera on what would have been her 3rd birthday, let’s not forget her mother | Jenice Armstrong

Krasner is fighting to end online broadcasts of trials, a COVID workaround. Defenders and advocates are supporting his effort.

Hite answers principals’ no-confidence petition; district launches equity work

Slow the traffic and speed up the solutions to Cobbs Creek Parkway hazards | Editorial


Pittsburgh museums, cultural groups receive federal relief funds for COVID-19 losses

Allegheny County arts community to get more than $3M in state grants

3 protesters charged in clash with diners in Downtown Pittsburgh

Chicago brewery collective, local garden, golf facility sign leases in Strip’s old produce terminal

Allegheny County to use convention center when jury trials resume in October

Allegheny County to resume jury trials in courthouse and convention center

Virtual town hall meeting set to discuss why more Black youths are placed in the juvenile justice system

Giant Eagle pledges $500K to feeding students, with $125K for Greater Pittsburgh food bank


Transit agencies push for more federal help to get through pandemic

Roundabouts decreasing accidents in Pennsylvania and Berks County, officials report