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Sexual abuse survivors to testify in state Senate hearing

CNN’s Van Jones on what unifies America: ‘We have to fix the probation system’

Teach personal finance in high school? Pa. legislators, raise your hands and vote ‘yes’

Rep. Mark Rozzi opposes bid to reduce state regulations, saying it will increase bureaucracy

By advancing mandatory minimums and more preemption, Harrisburg moves backward on gun violence | Editorial


Wolf admin opposes Federal SNAP cutbacks


North Hills DUI checkpoint on Route 19 nets 5 arrests

As inmates leave prison in Berks, life is anything but normal

Ending ‘vicious cycle’ no easy task, but 53-year-old with a long criminal history finds help

Former inmates learn skills, find their places in the world

One-man-crime army from Reading finds vocation, vows to shun old ways

Why are private prisons controversial? 3 questions answered | Analysis

Despite #MeToo movement, sexual assaults remain difficult to prosecute


Pa.’s teachers earn more money and are treated better than most colleagues nationwide: report

At Temple University, enrollment drop was an unintended but welcome consequence

Temple researchers to study potential PFAS-cancer links

As colleges compete for fewer students, the pressure rises to meet enrollment targets

Local News

Federal government provides update on flood map changes along the Susquehanna River

Reproductive rights protest held at Luzerne County Courthouse

Speakers protest policy change at event for ‘reproductive justice’

Jewish community coming together for Rosh Hashanah

New director at St. Francis Kitchen brings compassion to table

Scranton officials consider GPS tracking system for city fleet

Maddon’s departure from Chicago Cubs draws local reaction

Parts of 15 Scranton streets included in upcoming paving project

Parade committee seeks outstanding area veteran

Hundreds try out Heritage Trail’s latest upgrades

Referendums used as shields

Volunteers package 30,000 meals to distribute to those in need

How Havertown became hot with old-fashioned charm, and without big development

After decades of hardship, officials see a bright future for Coatesville

Uniontown’s downtown shows signs of life amidst deep poverty

Harrison girl, 7, raises thousands of dollars for police — again

Royals making changes in bid to boost attendance

Red Sand Project raises awareness of human trafficking and sexual exploitation

Nichols: More jobs will bring more people to Beaver County

With new voting machines, ballots to cost 26 cents each

National News

Lawyers fight for everyday women bringing #MeToo complaints


Police arbitration payouts have cost Philly taxpayers at least $5 million over the last decade

$29.6B of Philly real estate is exempt from property taxes. Should nonprofits be asked to pay up?

How Councilman Brian O’Neill’s approach to land use has shaped Northeast Philly

Celebrate Philly’s decline in poverty — but with caution | Editorial


Family and friends gather to run the 42nd annual Richard S. Caliguiri Great Race

At Jewish new year, sermons to seek hope amid tragedy

Greater Pittsburgh Jews hope High Holy Days foster healing from Tree of Life attack

Walkabout: Millennials bolstering Aviary’s volunteer ranks

Allegheny County Jail without hot water through Wednesday

State News

For 2 years, health clinics innovated to expand mental health, addiction services. Now funding is uncertain.

Bloomsburg Fair helicopter crash ‘frightening’

Pa. second lady Gisele Fetterman: From ‘invisible’ undocumented immigrant to loud, proud advocate

What’s it like having the mysterious vaping illness that has killed a dozen people? This central Pa. teen knows

Bucks towns see 10% road salt increase