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Mastriano, a Trump-backed election denier, leads Pa. GOP field for governor
Far-right Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano is leading polls in the GOP primary for governor, panicking the state's Republican party establishment.
21 mins ago
Pennsylvania governor race divides Republicans, unites Dems
They are vying for the right to succeed Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, who is constitutionally term-limited after entering office in 2015.
29 mins ago
Pa. election updates: Voters head to the polls in closely watched primary
LIVE • Updated 6 mins ago
Years after shutdown, cancer-causing chemical still detected at former refinery site
Nearly three years after the PES refinery closed, levels of cancer-causing benzene found at its property line are still higher than many operating refineries.
2 hours ago
N.J. firefighters get $10 million for COVID masks and other protective gear
Firefighters throughout New Jersey will share $10 million in federal funding to protect them from both on-the-job hazards and exposure to COVID-19.
Nonprofits, schools train teens to settle their own arguments in hopes of preventing gun violence
Across Philadelphia, nonprofits are building a network of trained conflict mediators. That includes teaching teens to settle their own arguments without picking up a gun.
3 hours ago
Europe accused of ‘double-standard’ on Ukrainian refugees
The quick acceptance of Ukrainians fleeing Russia's aggression puts a spotlight on Europe's “double standard” for migrants.
11 hours ago
The federal government is offering another round of free COVID tests
Americans can once again order free COVID-19 tests from the federal government by visiting COVIDtests.gov.
13 hours ago
Philly and Pa. could know most primary results by Wednesday morning, as experts predict quick turnaround
There are fewer mail ballots to count this time — and the tightest races are among Republicans, who tend to favor in-person voting.
14 hours ago
Philly’s University of the Arts workers form second union in two years
Professional and non-professional staff voted to form a bargaining unit. Two years ago the UArts teaching faculty unionized its own unit.
Damaged Delaware beaches face long restoration process
Spring storms have caused significant sand loss for some Delaware beaches, especially in hardest hit South Bethany.
15 hours ago
Authorities: Hate against Taiwanese led to church attack
A former neighbor says the California church shooting suspect’s life unraveled after he was nearly beaten to death several years ago.
Fetterman in hospital, other candidates scrambling before Pa. primary
The last full day of campaigning in Pennsylvania's hotly contested primaries for governor and U.S. Senate began Monday with a top Senate candidate in the hospital.
16 hours ago
Once-neutral Sweden seeks NATO membership in historic shift
Sweden on Monday decided to join neighboring Finland in seeking NATO membership, ending more than two centuries of military nonalignment in a historic shift.
Buttigieg sends $5B to cities for safety as road deaths soar
Upcoming data shows traffic deaths soaring in the U.S. The Biden administration is steering $5 billion in federal aid to cities and localities to address the growing crisis.
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