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SHINE after-school program gets more than $3,000 in donated supplies

Children in SHINE program receive school supplies

The House GOP wants to ‘Energize PA.’ Environmentalists say ‘no thanks’

PA Fireworks law that led to “war zone” Fourth of July may be changed, but not repealed

Lehigh County crime center hits jackpot with $500K grant funded by casino revenue, DA announces

Killion’s dangerous dog legislation gets committee hearing

House committee passes Sainato bill to help EMS, volunteer fire companies

Fighting blight key to ensuring communities thrive

Grown-up solutions: Pennsylvania must develop plan for combating child poverty

Editorial: State might need to rethink first responder model


Gov. Wolf visits downtown Monongahela

Pa. Gov. Wolf supports legal recreational marijuana. Read what others say about the risks and benefits | Opinion

Philly NAACP wants Gov. Wolf to address ‘epidemic of unfair firings’ at SEPTA


GM restores workers’ health coverage as the strike continues

DoorDash data breach affects 4.9 million users

Walmart’s Sam’s Club launches health care pilot to Pa. members

Cabot-owned business opens $4 million maintenance facility in Susquehanna County

Carbon sets meeting to aid furloughed KME workers


Bucks doctor’s pill-filled ‘goody bags’ lead to arrest in Pa., N.J. health-care fraud probe

Former Carbondale cop who fatally shot unarmed man granted parole

Pa. secretary of corrections stresses importance of hiring former inmates during visit to Reading


12 National Blue Ribbon Schools recognized for excellence in Philadelphia region

North Pocono’s Jefferson Elementary receives prestigious national Blue Ribbon award

Bethel Park school board member uses Right to Know request to get financial information he was denied

No more dodgeball: ‘Dr. Recess’ teaches Abington students how to play games

DEP grants meeting on W-B Area site

Students voicing concerns of bullying, racism at Greater Nanticoke Area

New Kensington-Arnold track, football field to be off-limits while surfaces replaced

Penn State Extension plans workshop for cattle farmers

Pa. State Nurses Association to seek charter for regional nursing program


Your voting habits may depend on when you registered to vote | Analysis

Local News

County increases salary in posting for coroner job

Hospice hosting grief education program for kids and parents

Football standout ‘Rocket’ Ismail inspires crowd at NEPA Alliance dinner

Scranton fire chief acknowledges using gas card on vacation, mayor says

Scranton to seek proposals for gas card audit

Judge allows Scranton neighborhood group to enter appeal of zoning rejection of drug treatment center

Jury finds former Lackawanna County Prison guard not guilty of sexually assaulting inmates

Ashley police receive grant for vehicle

Work on Green Ridge sewers could begin soon

Red Sand public art project represents human trafficking

Some in Berks County fear impact of proposed changes to federal food stamp program

Reading considers future of Egelman and Bernhart dams

Heidelberg votes to disband township’s police after heated meeting; residents express their anger

Maxatawny Authority awards Bucks County construction company bid for long-awaited Bowers water project

Radnor protesters call for Commissioner Nagle to resign

National News

ICE announces 5-day sweep nets 45 in Philly region, including convicted child rapist

Military suicides spiking as officials admit they’re clueless on what to do

Natural Gas

Report: Pa. natural gas royalty payments on the rise


In gentrifying Philly, speculators pay heirs peanuts — then flip their properties for massive gains

With leadership race looming, Maria Quiñones-Sánchez calls on Philly Council colleague Bobby Henon to resign

After 18-month battle, Philly Council passes lead safety bill

Philly City Council expands lead-safety testing for rental units; Mayor Kenney says he will sign it

After summer of shootings, Philly Council President Darrell Clarke wants to ban guns at rec centers, playgrounds

Philly wanted to reclaim a vacant lot cleaned up by a Fishtown man. The Pa. Supreme Court ruled in his favor.

More than 1,000 office cleaners rally in Center City for fair contract

Hahnemann’s end was expected to be a crisis. But that’s not what happened, Philly health officials say.

Domb proposal aims to provide city wage tax relief

Another Trader Joe’s coming to Center City

Whistle-blower scandal doesn’t trump homegrown corruption | Editorial

In Philly and beyond, speak out against anti-Semitism this Rosh Hashanah | Opinion

Philly initiative fights food injustice through urban farming, start-ups


‘Great things take time’ — Even Hotel finally ready to open in old Kaufmann’s department store

RAD board approves all 12 semifinalists for $3.49 million in RADical grants

Lawyer for Exxon workers charged with beating two black women says clients not racist

Federal excessive force claim reinstated against police in fatal 2016 East Busway shooting

PPS first-grade reading worksheet depicted police chase, dog attack

Pitt under pressure to make its $4.3 billion endowment fossil-fuel free

Pittsburgh police: 1 person in stable condition after Crafton Heights shooting

GetGo unveils new plant-based burger at some Pittsburgh locations

State News

Census data shows poverty down in region, with large drops in Armstrong, Fayette

Census: Some bright spots, but experts warn of woes


Elizabeth Bridge closed indefinitely after crack discovered; detour announced

AVP debuts new cellphone lot

Pa. Turnpike to close lanes for 59 hours in Cumberland County for bridge work


In whistleblower complaint, Lamb zeroes in on national security concerns in Ukraine

Complaint in hand, Democrats aim for a fast and focused impeachment inquiry

Whistle-blower meticulously gathered material, sparking political firestorm

Cartwright backs plan on coal land cleanup