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ICA is defunct, but Pittsburgh still needs it to approve the budget

Overdoses down in Berks’ two halfway houses

Pa. is making progress for workers, but there’s still a long way to go | Opinion


What does the future hold for Pennsylvania’s dying malls?


Agriculture department backs off some school milk rules


Pennsylvania to factor heavily into Democrats’ bid to retake U.S. House

Pennsylvania GOP official resigns over racist Facebook posts

Young people targeted as voter registration deadline approaches

Health Care

Ribbon-cutting ceremony held for cancer center at hospital

Penn State Health St. Joseph’s is offering a free smoking cessation program

Local News

Unions members celebrate organized labor at Kirby Park festival

Union effort: Labor Day celebration draws hundreds to Kirby Park

La Festa: 4 days to set up; 8 hours to take down

Departing boss: Steamtown positioned for future

Clarks Summit borough council considers tax credit for volunteer firefighters

Heritage Fair venue up in the air, baseball series may cause traffic

Dickson City to replace aging police vehicles

A house for healing: Nonprofit wants to build home for human trafficking victims in Berks

I-LEAD Inc. on Berks County tax sale list

80 planters bloom along Boyertown’s main streets

Opioid Crisis

For parents of teenagers in addiction, treatment is expensive, daunting — and increasingly hard to find


Negotiations continue on contract for Philly-area Catholic high school teachers

The five Philadelphia neighborhoods most popular with renters

Fair Workweek first step in better working conditions for Philadelphians | Opinion


‘Happy Labor Day!’ Former VP Biden joins thousands in Pittsburgh’s annual parade

Former VP Joe Biden marches in Pittsburgh’s Labor Day parade

Pittsburgh Public Schools, other districts schedule early dismissals because of extreme heat

Heat forces several Western Pa. schools to dismiss students early Tuesday

Pat Narduzzi says Pitt-Penn State isn’t just another week: ‘That’s a fact’

Allegheny County Jail locked down after 11 employees become sickened

Allegheny County Jail ‘on alert’ for how inmates sneak in contraband, warden says

The fight against lead: Fountains, housing show the continuing threat

State News

Somerset County officials caution residents after finding leak in dam

A big cat but no lion: Pa. Game Commission puts speculation to rest

Timlin’s case illustrative

Mired in scandal, is the Catholic Church an ‘organized crime organization’?

What makes spotted lanternflies tick? Researchers hope to learn

Tower of Voices dedication planned for Sunday at Flight 93 National Memorial


Trump’s rollback of pollution rules to hit coal country hard

On Labor Day, Trump slams union leader who criticized him

Trump attacks Sessions, suggests DOJ hurt GOP in midterms

Hours before Kavanaugh confirmation hearings, Bush lawyer releases 42,000 pages of documents to Judiciary Committee

Legislators, outdoors groups urge renewal of Land and Water Conservation Fund