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With little notice, Pa. Senate panel advances voting bill that Wolf, Dems oppose

Wolf, Fetterman renew push for legalized marijuana

Gov. Wolf renews call for legal recreational marijuana

Wolf, Fetterman renew call for marijuana legalization in Pennsylvania

Legalized marijuana would raise hundreds of millions of dollars for Pa., Wolf and Fetterman say

New Jersey marijuana legalization effort spurring renewed push in PA

House Repubs again snuff out Wolf’s calls for recreational cannabis legalization

The Legislature needs to step up to keep Pa. residents in their homes. Here’s how | Opinion

Owlett: Action on state park admission fee proposal is doubtful

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Pa. details plan to prevent repeat of COVID-19 carnage at nursing homes, denies claims earlier actions caused excessive deaths

State to allow ‘compassionate caregivers’ in nursing homes

Dr. Deborah Birx, White House’s coronavirus response coordinator, visits Pittsburgh

White House virus coordinator says Pa. has done a ’remarkable job’ combating pandemic; state says nursing homes can have certain visitors

Leader of White House covid-19 response team visits Pittsburgh

Federal agents execute search warrants at Brighton Rehabilitation, Mt. Lebanon site

Allied Services nursing home pauses family visits

Partisan or not, questions about PA, NJ nursing homes deserve answers | Editorial

Covid vaccine will not end pandemic, UPMC doctors say

UPMC seeing less severe cases of COVID-19

Routine COVID-19 testing to be tied to rate of spread in community; region adds 43 new cases

As Berks deals with coronavirus-related stress and anxiety, requests for behavioral health services increase

COVID-19 cases jump in Pa. to highest number in more than a month

Pennsylvania’s reported covid-19 cases, positivity rate both spike

Allegheny County reports 105 new coronavirus cases

17 new COVID-19 cases in county; 1,160 new cases statewide

Westmoreland County reports 14 new covid-19 cases

Berks County adds 45 new coronavirus cases, most since July 24

Pittsburgh expert: 6 important things to know about covid testing and going to sporting events

Will there be a coronavirus vaccine by Nov. 1?

Why U.S. kids can’t go back to school and German kids can | Trudy Rubin

Sen. Pat Toomey does not rule out a run for Pennsylvania governor in 2022 while talking coronavirus recovery with Lehigh Valley business leaders


FedEx plans 70,000-job hiring spree for record holiday surge

Judge does not bar Scranton mall from evicting indoor-playground tenant


Allentown police covered up assault of man later acquitted of resisting officers, lawsuit alleges


In split vote, State College school board opts to cancel school Friday, review COVID-19 numbers

Educators, Cartwright urge passage of Heroes Act

Some District 10 schools will allow fans; some won’t

Pandemic pods,’ cyber school and tutors: How Bucks parents are dealing with virtual learning

Amid virus outbreak, Temple moves most instruction online for the rest of the semester

Kutztown University keeping some in-person classes after 26 students and 1 employee test positive for COVID-19

Alvernia housing some students in downtown Reading hotel to reduce COVID-19 risks


Dems blast Trump policies, ‘chaos’ ahead of president’s Westmoreland County rally

Trump reaffirms message of law and order at Latrobe rally

Trump dodges systemic racism 4 years after telling Philly’s Black voters he’s ‘not a bigot’

Former York County GOP chair disavows Perry following comments about race

National News

Rochester, N.Y., mayor suspends police officers involved in Black man’s suffocation death


Philadelphia keeps clearing homeless encampments. But who is being helped?

Postrecession Allentown rebuilt its downtown with a big tax break. The Sixers want a similar deal in Philly.

Racist emails hit Black-owned small businesses in Philly

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is open to visitors after a 6-month pause

What are the new rules for indoor dining in Philly and Jersey?

Philadelphia police detain 17 protesters for blocking court entrance as eviction hearings resumed for a day

As Labor Day weekend nears, residents are still on edge about fireworks exploding in city

Housing advocates prep for worst-case scenario on evictions


Labor Day parade organizers plan days of service

Public deserves update on air standards

Pittsburgh joins regional initiative to reduce food waste in cities

Pittsburgh Symphony announces additional salary cuts, furloughs and layoffs

Pittsburgh to hold public hearing on the Columbus statue in Schenley Park

St. George Church recommended for city landmark status

Input sought for riverfront plan at Hazelwood Green

Pittsburgh cop acquitted in road-rage case could go back to work after city misses deadline

State News

Tenants advised to pay what they can during eviction moratorium

Courts see flood of landlord-tenant complaints as eviction ban expires

City cautions residents about evictions

Pa. opens medical marijuana testing labs – including 1 in Trafford – to hemp farmers

Floodwaters continuing to do damage across Berks