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Pa. lawmakers pushing for more open primaries

The Rundown: Property tax relief for veterans organizations sought


Indiana-based technology firm announces acquisition of Bon-Ton


Utility truck believed to be stolen by Christy in Hazle Township

Christy hunted in Ohio following crash


Does Harrisburg elementary school need two principals and two assistant principals?

East Stroudsburg Area School District and teachers reach tentative agreement to end strike

Negotiations continue in ongoing contract dispute in Dallas

Yough middle schoolers prepare to roll on Wi-Fi-equipped buses

Police chief disputes racial slur allegations against Connellsville soccer team

Cheltenham teacher is inspired by great-grandmother’s work rescuing Jews during Holocaust

Central Dauphin football player dies

50 Pennsylvania school districts and technical schools with the highest-paid teachers

Central Pa. Schools Will Improve Mental Health Services With State Security Funding

Classes again canceled Monday at Fox Chapel Area’s Kerr due to mold

Temple scholarship effort to welcome international students spreads to more than 50 colleges

Misericordia debuting occupational therapy doctoral program

Regional college grows enrollment, courses, staff


Gubernatorial race carries implications in fight to kill school property taxes

Focus on the Issues: 44th Senate District


Fears surge of catastrophic flooding from Florence as rivers rise and Wilmington is cut off

Florence will bring some rain, but ‘we’re not expecting a whole lot with this’

Flood watch issued for parts of Southwest Pennsylvania

Flood warning in effect as Tropical Depression Florence approaches Pa.

Hurricane Florence remnants set to soak Pennsylvania

Health Care

Low-dose aspirin offers no overall benefit for healthy older people

Local News

More than 1,000 turn out to aid suicide prevention

‘Maybe we could help’: Suicide awareness walk draws crowd

Vendors, patrons turn out for the Marketplace at Hillside Farms

Paws in the Park raises funds for Griffin Pond Animal Shelter

Lackawanna County Fair Board reviewing proposals for venue

New Scranton Veterans Memorial Park raises military flags

Ryan Twp. conditionally approves Lakewood plan

Suspended Westmoreland sheriff’s captain off county payroll

September by the River festival celebrating Freeport considered best yet

Washington Twp. officials dealing with runoff issues to comply with state water pollution rules

Berks County loses noted business leader, community proponent

New Berks martial arts facility/motorcycle club aims to be an oasis for veterans

Water main break in Muhlenberg prompts boil advisory in Reading

Structurally-deficient bridges will benefit from Erie County’s $5 fee

National News

FEMA chief: Too much blame around on Puerto Rico deaths

New Jersey

Amazon, Walmart delay New Jersey bill that would ban cashless stores

Opioid Crisis

Report: Pain medicine abuse worse than heroin in region


Philadelphia neighborhoods: Here’s what we say they are. Do you agree?

Foundations pledge $20 million for local journalism, $9 million for Philly parks and arts

Teen gunned down in West Philadelphia

This Philly McDonald’s now has touch screens, mobile ordering and … table service?

Fowl plot: Squatter put 2,500 chicks on Olney lot but his plan cracked

In Philly, ‘Abolish ICE’ protests meet the Jewish high holidays


Seven injured after camel is startled during Shrine Circus in Downtown Pittsburgh

6 children, 1 adult injured in Pittsburgh when circus camel throws them

Revised BRT plans call for more reliable — not more frequent — service between Downtown, Oakland

Pittsburgh trying to save tunnel mosaic under Bigelow Boulevard

State News

Power co-ops helping to bring solar energy to rural areas

Road Warrior: State troopers saw surge in DUI crashes in Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley

Mountain lions in Pennsylvania? More people claim to have seen one of the big cats


Property owners in the path of the Mon-Fayette Expressway begin receiving offers


Trumpism is fueled by one thing: Fear. 12,800 kids are paying a terrible price | Will Bunch

California professor, writer of confidential Brett Kavanaugh letter, speaks out about her allegation of sexual assault

Senators say Kavanaugh letter won’t hold up confirmation process