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Ahead of DACA hearing, ‘Dreamers’ from Pa. set to rally in D.C.

“I feel a great social responsibility to be here, especially since I have a little cousin who can’t apply.”
By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

At Philly 2020 census summit, neighborhood leaders train to be ‘trusted messengers’

With less than five months left until Census Day on April 1, Philly Counts’ leadership summit focused on what census engagement should look like on a neighborhood-by-neighborhood level.

By Emily Scott/WHYY

Bucknell poll shows mixed opinions on whether to pay college athletes

A poll from Bucknell University shows 4 out of 10 people believe college athletes should be paid, if they bring revenue into the university.

By Rachel McDevitt

Machine errors delay election reporting in Pa.’s Northampton County

County executive stresses the positive: ‘We know that machine-marked verifiable paper ballots work’
By Emily Previti

Retired Air Force general and former Wolf appointee charged with child pornography possession in Cumberland County

State Attorney General Josh Shapiro is charging retired general Frank Sullivan with more than a dozen felony counts after investigators searched his Mechanicsburg home.
By Brett Sholtis

Drug overdoses reach ‘abnormally high’ level in Dauphin County

The state's opioid command center reports 24 drug overdoses in the county since Nov. 2.
By Brett Sholtis

Supporters of arming teachers in classrooms claim victory in Schuylkill County in board election

"I still stand by, the only thing that’s going to stop a gun is a gun.”
By Jen Kinney/Keystone Crossroads

In historic win, Democrats take Delaware County Council in a ‘clean sweep’

“We are going to change this county, and we are going to make it work for every working family in this county.”
By Dana Bate/WHYY