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Pa. House falls short in attempt to override vetoed school sports fans bill

Pa. House falls short in effort to override Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of high schools sports bill

Who flipped on the veto override? 24 Democratic votes sustained Gov. Wolf’s veto on high school sports bill

Two dozen Democrats flip as House fails to override Wolf sports crowd veto

Legislature OKs bill to loosen virus limits on restaurants, bars

Pa. House sends bill to governor’s desk easing restrictions on restaurants and bars: ‘Let them try to compete’

Bar service a no-no: Gov. Wolf plans to veto restaurant bill, encourages certification

Trench digging for pipeline wins approval rather than HDD

Farmers call for increased mental health resources amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Legislators pick wrong straw man

Property tax amendment needs to be refined

Breonna Taylor

Dismay over Breonna Taylor spills into America’s streets

Protesters march in Pittsburgh, call for justice for Breonna Taylor

Hundreds march through Downtown Pittsburgh in wake of Louisville police decision

Protesters peacefully march through Philadelphia in the wake of the grand jury ruling in Breonna Taylor’s death

Louisville officers shot amid protests over lack of charges in Breonna Taylor’s death

Coronavirus – COVID-19

50,000 residents download Pennsylvania’s covid app in 24 hours

Pa.’s failure to mandate quicker death reporting before the coronavirus fueled wild data fluctuations, mistrust

United Way of PA releases results of COVID-19 impact survey

Wilson School District reports positive coronavirus test of high school faculty member

Northern York high school student tests positive for COVID-19

4 more covid-19 cases reported at Westmoreland Manor

Penn State Berks reporting coronavirus cases; all Berks County campuses now dealing with infections

Fitzgerald says county will enforce its own gathering limits; nearly 900 cases in Pa.

Allegheny County adds 46 new coronavirus cases, 3 deaths

Westmoreland County records 2nd highest single-day total of coronavirus cases

Young adults account for a growing number of COVID-19 cases, CDC says

Trick-or-treating classified ‘higher-risk activity’

Missouri governor, opponent of mandatory masks, has COVID-19


Westmoreland commissioners dole out $4.3 million in covid-19 relief grants

GetGo celebrates store opening near Jeannette, presents grants to 2 school districts

For some restaurants and bars, new state rules are a mixed bag


More Pennsylvania inmates accused of fraudulently seeking jobless checks

Reading police shooting of transgender suspect was ‘reasonable force,’ district attorney says

Former Allentown Cadets band leader expected to plead guilty today to sex assault


Area schools continue to study, adjust attendance policies

PIAA approves football championships, brackets

PIAA votes to hold state championships in fall sports, but District 11 might not participate in football

PIAA board discusses postseason plans, spectator policy and more during meeting

Local districts permitted to set spectator guidelines

Hanover Area increasing spectator limit for Friday’s football game; WVW sticking at 250

Lehigh Valley schools allowing more fans at football games after court ruling

Pennsylvania colleges take a hit in undergraduate enrollment

Cal U. seeking high school grads for tuition-free teaching program


New F&M poll shows Biden up 6 points in Pennsylvania

Biden maintains an edge over Trump in new Pa. poll, as pessimism over coronavirus and the economy looms

New poll shows Biden still leading, but little change in presidential race among Pennsylvania voters

Donald Trump won’t commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses presidential election

There’s an election in 40 days and we still don’t know for sure what the rules are

Rule changes in swing states like Pennsylvania mean more votes will count, results may take longer

Poll shows fewer than one third of Pennsylvania Republican voters will trust mail-in ballot results

What’s a “naked ballot” and why it will lead to your Pa. mail-in ballot being rejected

Health Care

The next Supreme Court justice must protect the Affordable Care Act | Opinion

AHN opens new ‘neighborhood’ hospital in Harmar

Local News

D&L Railroad nets federal funds to bolster local rail infrastructure

Upper Darby has its first Black fire chief, who stands alone – for now | Maria Panaritis

Bethlehem mayor asks council to approve first female police chief

Chester Police Commissioner Otis Blair retires after 27 years

Chester County controller, commissioners spar over test-kit investigation

New community park, playground open in Topton

Lower Burrell fire department unveils refurbished truck

Wilkes-Barre’s August balance positive, budget shortfall expected at year’s end

WB Pension fund bounces back from downturn

County’s first 2020 tax auction Thursday morning at arena

Our opinion: A militia is the last thing Mountain Top needs

Industrial buildings eyed for Hazleton mine land

National News

Ruth Bader Ginsburg remembered as prophet for justice, American icon


Confederate monuments are falling across the nation, but in Philly, a memorial to Southern troops still stands

Giant gives $1.2 million to Please Touch Museum to revitalize its grocery store exhibit and seed new funding

Philly’s chief homicide prosecutor said a driver tried to run him off the road. Police tracked her down, arrested her, and towed her car.

SEPTA manager fired for alleged overtime fraud

Philly caught up on trash pickup. But sanitation workers worry about a second coronavirus wave

Activists call for Comcast and other providers to guarantee faster, free internet for students

Philly is opening 17 early voting locations across the city. Here’s where.

Philadelphia Weekly might rebrand to become more conservative

Racist tobacco industry lawsuit hurts Philadelphia’s kids of color most of all | Opinion

Why Philly residents are mad you can’t search city property owners by name anymore


Pittsburgh’s five-member Art Commission recommends removing Christopher Columbus statue

Pittsburgh Art Commission recommends removal of Columbus statue from Schenley Park

Study: Air pollution linked to more strokes in people with Afib

Allegheny County officials concerned about local drop in testing

PPS board approves resolution geared toward school police transparency

$100K will go toward improvement of South Side parklet

Pittsburgh police: 1 man dead, 2 others injured in Homewood shooting

Pittsburgh schools will join districts suing JUUL, other e-cigarrette makers

Pitt dean says U.S. is in a great racial crisis

State News

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Here’s how to Be SMART about saving lives | Opinion


Turnpike’s Beaver Valley interchange to remain closed through weekends