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Special to the Capital-Star

Mastriano-penned 2002 paper justifying civilian casualties raises eyebrows among war scholars

By: - May 5, 2022

The GOP gov hopeful, a vet, argued that the U.S. military’s 'hypersensitivity' to civilian deaths is an 'enormous weakness.'

This is the anti-violence expert advocates want on Allegheny County’s jail oversight board

By: - May 5, 2022

University of Pittsburgh professor, and anti-violence expert, Richard Garland says he's the man for the job.

Ex-offenders who complete reentry program eligible for Philly Housing Authority housing

By: - May 4, 2022

The program, which started in 2015, has been so successful that PHA officials made the decision to expand it.

Deadly bird flu sweeps states, including Pa., straining farmers | Analysis

By: - May 3, 2022

Pa.'s first case of avian influenza was confirmed April 16 on a Lancaster County farm.

Brother of 2 MOVE bombing victims calls for Philly to release their remains

By: - May 2, 2022

“They are my sisters. They are my immediate family,” Lionell Dotson Sr., said at a news conference outside City Hall last week. “They took them from me. They are holding them like they are trophies."

As it turns 125, an embattled W.Pa. borough looks to the future

By: - May 2, 2022

North Braddock, a Pgh suburb, has shed population and jobs. Community leaders are looking to rebuild.

Wolf admin panel seeks to strengthen to strengthen LGBTQ protections

By: - May 1, 2022

The Pa. Human Relations Commission proposed new rules treating anti-LGBTQ discrimination as a form of sex discrimination.

What’s the fallout from Pa.’s landmark school funding trial? | Analysis

By: - May 1, 2022

With the school year ending, and budget season beckoning, does the General Assembly go from here?

Philly City Council ‘turns the key’ on affordable housing program

By: - April 30, 2022

The "Turn the Key" program will provide 1,000 affordable houses through City Council’s Neighborhood Preservation Initiative (NPI).

Lehigh County controller: Plan to monitor ballot drop-off boxes would ‘intimidate voters’

By: - April 29, 2022

Democratic Controller Mark Pinsley is examining whether he can take action on GOP DA Jim Martin's plan.

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Pa.’s Rep. Thompson denounces U.S. House hearing on record profits for meatpackers

By: - April 28, 2022

'This hearing reeks of political points scoring on behalf of the administration,' Thompson, the panel's top Republican, said.

Philly Sen. Haywood, Mayor Kenney to discuss gun violence solutions after sit-in

By: - April 26, 2022

By Brian Saunders PHILADELPHIA —  Pennsylvania Sen. Art Haywood, who has been holding a sit-in at City Hall, has reached one of his objectives: a meeting with Mayor Jim Kenney for later this week. The meeting is in response to a sit-in Haywood started last week in front of Kenney’s office.The Philadelphia Tribune reported that […]