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Bike riders pedal for change in state law

Legislative committee schedules hearing on Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania


Charter school reform high among governor’s priorities


Kennywood’s Steel Curtain named best new coaster; Noah’s Ark is a ‘legend’


35 years after her parents’ murders, city and state prosecutors fight over death-row inmate’s appeal

Inmate accused of smuggling Suboxone, assault at SCI Somerset

Indictment of former Pa. priest signals aggressive new reach by federal prosecutors in clergy sex abuse investigation


Here’s how a Montco school district created a tax relief program that others want to copy

Lonnie Walker helps collect school supplies for Reading teachers

Do conservative students face bias in the college classroom? Penn State prof and lifelong Republican says very little, if any


Biden, Warren, and Sanders lead nearly every poll, but insiders say the 2020 Democratic race isn’t over

Court order officially approves changes in election districting

Health Care

Employers rethink coverage choices as employees lament getting shut out of UPMC-Highmark deal

Local News

County council to vote on tax break request

Borrowing plan for 911 reaches county council this month

Ceremony marks the 150th anniversary of Avondale Mine Disaster

Ceremony honors miners who died in Avondale fire

Residents use hands, feet to decorate new sign for Tarentum community garden

Reading projects big and small stir optimism, but concerns remain

Reading may owe ‘sizeable’ amount to Reading Parking Authority

Suicide-awareness walk held in Shartlesville

Berks County to hold 9/11 ceremonies beginning Monday

Editorial: Council should not impede compromise on fire station

Shell grant to extend Beaver County recycling program

Ideal weather attracts thousands to Mushroom Festival in Kennett Square

National News

Hunger declines, but some fear Trump proposals could reverse the trend

Ransomware attacks are hitting local governments. Here’s how they can fight back.

Maryland’s medical cannabis industry expanding, fueling talk of full legalization

Stop calling it a choice: Biological factors drive homosexuality | Opinion

Opioid Crisis

An opioid success story: Efforts to minimize painkillers after surgery appear to be working | Analysis


Refinery employees honored for heroism during fire by Philly firefighters union

Make your voice heard on what’s next for PES refinery | Opinion

Philly City Council members share their priorities for the new session. We’ll be watching. | Editorial

Inquirer Editorial Board’s to-do list for City Council | Editorial

Why is gun violence in Philly ‘exploding’ when solutions exist?


PPS must clean its mess: Suspect spending embarrasses district


More details in Rankin shootout that left one man dead and another in custody

Juvenile shot in Duquesne Heights

Pittsburgh teen dies after shooting in Duquesne Heights

Shooting claims life of man in Nicetown

Man wounded in Brackenridge shooting

State News

State police injured during Corry pursuit

For Tom Hanks, playing Mister Rogers was a role to refresh the spirit

Mastering nature: Pennsylvania Master Naturalist programs comes to Westmoreland

DePasquale aims to help firefighters’ associations

Lackawanna State Park eyes American chestnut restoration

The Rundown: GOP businessman challenging Houlahan

Psychiatrist shortage causing suffering, risk of jail and suicide in central Pa.

Backyard warriors ready for lanternfly egg-laying season — but experts say check the facts first

Flight 93 National Memorial: Park service ready for anniversary of Sept. 11


Pompeo defends Trump’s decision to invite the Taliban to secret talks at Camp David

Walmart’s move on guns and ammunition sends an important message to Congress: People want action | Editorial

Scanlon discusses immigration issues with panel of experts

Congress returns to McConnell’s legislative ‘graveyard’