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How you can spot disinformation online and on social media

Bad actors want to play with your emotions ahead of November election
By Russ Walker

Warning! The 2020 TV ad wars are starting

Sort fact from fiction with these resources
By Russ Walker

Racing to prepare Pennsylvania for the November election

Report on June 2 primary recommends changes to state's election law
By Emily Previti

What’s happening with COVID-19 in jails?

Most Pa. counties aren't sharing much info about epidemic in their prisons
By Joseph Darius Jaafari

Back to school?

Pa.'s higher ed leaders weigh best approaches to fall reopening
By Russ Walker

Why President Trump’s tweet about delaying election is just noise

Sen. Toomey: 'The President does not have the unilateral authority to do so'
By Joseph Darius Jaafari

Restaurants and bars are struggling under Pa.’s coronavirus restrictions

25% capacity rule is untenable; help by wearning a mask!
By Russ Walker

Pa.’s got plenty of 2020 election lawsuits: An Update

Ethics fine for ex-Luzerne elections official
By Emily Previti

No, federal agents are not committing ‘war crimes’ in Portland

That said, fed agents' tactics are certainly questionable
By Joseph Darius Jaafari

Coronavirus numbers trending in the wrong direction

On bright side, hospitals are far from overwhelmed
By Russ Walker