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Win cash prizes! Draw Pennsylvania’s congressional map

Pennsylvania residents can draw their own congressional maps for up to $5,000 in cash prizes in a contest sponsored by the Committee of Seventy.

Families sue Archdiocese of Philadelphia over sexual abuse of 3 preschoolers

A preschool teacher sexually abused three children between ages 2 and 3 in a Norristown school bathroom in 2016-17.

Youth voter turnout was higher in midterms. But hardly ‘historic’ for youth vote.

Voters ages 18 and 29 turned out at higher rates than they usually do in midterm elections, early exit polls show, but still were underrepresented compared to their share of the population.

What rain? Turnout brisk all over the region

Despite a positively damp and dismal Election Day, turnout was believed to be easily exceeding the totals from 2010 and 2014

Philly voters approve $180 million bond question

The authorized borrowing will allow the city to issue bonds to pay for maintaining and building capital projects in parks, museums, transit and municipal buildings.

Philadelphia seeks to add to taxpayers’ $5.5 billion debt tab

At the polls on Tuesday, voters will find a familiar ballot question — one that's been on the ballot in almost the exact wording every year for more than 20 years — asking for permission to borrow money.

Pa. bill would open major school-construction projects to competitive bidding

House Bill 2614 would outlaw cooperative purchasing on construction projects. In cooperative-purchasing agreements, schools pool their money to purchase items such as classroom and cafeteria supplies. School officials say that by using a centralized system they save cash and time.

Licorice magnate gives record $17.3 million to Penn State Abington

Stephen Taub, a 1973 Penn State Abington and University Park alumnus, committed the donation to form the Taub Endowments, which will provide scholarships, global experience opportunities and updated technologies to the suburban-Philadelphia campus.

Former AG Eric Holder visits Philadelphia to stump for Dems, talk redistricting

Holder is chair of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee and said Pennsylvania is one of 12 states the committee identified as "one of the most gerrymandered states in the country."

President Trump hails ‘best economy in our history’ in Philly speech to electrical contractors

President Trump spoke Tuesday afternoon to the National Electrical Contractors Association at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.