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Today’s News – May 27, 2018

Memorial Day

Among the many veterans’ graves, these Medal of Honor recipients’ stories are not forgotten

‘We all came back in a delicate and fragile state’: Memorial run helps vets ‘regain some of who we were’

Freedom’s dividends: Salute those who fought and died for all of us

Ceremony honors Scranton Marine killed in Vietnam more than 50 years ago

Wyomissing Memorial Day events honor those killed while serving in the military


Chester County families advocate for stricter DUI laws

Maryland bans pigeon shoots: Animal welfare groups push to end ‘incredibly cruel’ tradition in Pennsylvania

Strengthen reform bill


Governor, lawmakers aren’t panicking as budget push nears


Workers spending more time commuting

Help Wanted | ‘Critical moment’ for Pennsylvania companies as baby boomers retire and replacement pipeline runs low

Why local businesses can’t fill high-paying job openings, and how it impacts the community


White neighbor gets prison for harassing black family


NEPA schools receive grants to boost breakfast programs

Reading School Board votes to issue photo IDs for parent, guardians

Schools go increasingly digital, but there’s still a need for paper

WB Area sports consolidation: How it’s supposed to go


Pennsylvania GOP Senate candidate Lou Barletta new target of conservative group

Local News

Wilkes-Barre leaders tour troubled Iron Triangle streets

Threat prompts delay of annual St. Ubaldo race in Jessup

Scranton dentist cited Trump connections in seeking Florida license

Starting a community garden at cemetery in Summit Hill bad idea, parishioners say

Court appointed child advocates coming to Greene County

Chunk of concrete falls from Reading Parking Authority ceiling

Editorial: Reading should focus on fighting nuisance crimes

Allentown, NIZ never undertook promised downtown housing study

Allentown water, sewer lease still was right move

In Erie, imagining life after GE

National News

USC’s president agrees to step down amid growing outrage over scandals

Is there a link between ADHD and addiction?

Natural Gas

Plugging the pipes: Natural gas companies should work with EPA to reduce leaks | Opinion

Opioid Crisis

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine makes opioids a priority

Overdose victim ‘became a totally different person’


No poverty of spirit in Sharpsburg

‘It gave me a little spark’ — Circles Sharpsburg helps a man get his feet back on the ground

Having grown close over the years, Downtown YMCA’s ‘5 a.m. crowd’ is sad to see their workout spot close

State News

PFBC surveys bass population at Lake Jean to gauge success of restocking effort

Medical marijuana, gun laws at odds

Pennsylvania officials preach safety as they kick off amusement park season at Dutch Wonderland


Trump’s ‘phony’ source turns out to be White House official