Today’s News :: March 27, 2017


Keystone Exams a work in progress

Pennsylvania State Police say mixing of funds precludes accounting of how extra $222 million was spent

Booze news: Pennsylvania could relax its liquor laws under proposal

As Pennsylvania’s recycling mandate nears expiration, state eyes overhaul

Argall aims to change floodplain regulations to spur development

Seeking tax incentive programs for Reading

Many offices, little interest

The Rundown: Should tax credits be available to help pay for toll roads?


Shell complex in Louisiana provides blueprint for future in Beaver

F-35 work to create 40 jobs in Johnstown–work-to-create-jobs-in-johnstown/article_273a5265-8818-5022-a92f-5bc487b07ac4.html


GI Bill helping to boost veterans’ college ranks

GI Bill a ‘cash cow’ for some Pennsylvania schools

Proposed budget cuts threaten students’ federal work-study programs

Health Care

Doctor shows options beyond opioids when treating back pain
Local News

Free smoke alarms, installation in works

Minor flooding possible in NEPA

Luzerne County Council rethinks residency requirement for managers

Scranton landlords joining class-action lawsuit against rental-registration fees

Lookout towers to be replaced

Authority awaiting state grant notification this week

Carbondale in process of obtaining blighted Jeffrey Street property

Editorial: Promoting downtown crucial during bridge project

Growth in Chesco slowed, but is set to pick up again

National News

AP Exclusive: ‘Bathroom bill’ to cost North Carolina $3.76B


Is Kenney’s community schools initiative making a difference in Philly?

In Northeast, a neighborhood’s angst over proposed pot facility in their back yard

With 4,000 new Philly apartments in the next 2 years, questions of enough vs. too much

Democratic ward leaders can’t agree on pick for Philly’s next DA

Inquirer Editorial: Williams shouldn’t wait another day to resign
An ‘elevated’ lead level isn’t enough for Allegheny County to help some kids
Uber pulls self-driving fleet from Pittsburgh roads after Ariz. crash
Pittsburgh Public Schools adapts curriculum to students new to English

Pittsburgh’s Allentown reinventing itself 1 storefront at a time

Pittsburgh receives top certification from Sustainable Pennsylvania

The retail piece: Downtown shopping gets a rethink from PDP
State News

State finds success with social services mobile app


I-79 repaving project begins in Butler County April 4

Old airport terminal to come down