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News: Friday, Aug. 27

Stauffers of Kissel Hill is raising its minimum pay to $15 per hour. (Source:

Stauffers of Kissel Hill is raising its minimum pay to $15 per hour. (Source:


State Democrats propose tougher Covid-19 eviction protections: In a legislative memo, lawmakers propose requiring landlords and mortgage servicers to apply for rental assistance or homeowners assistance before proceeding with eviction or foreclosure. (Source: Capital Star)

LG Health hikes minimum pay to $15/hour: The health system said it made the change Aug. 8, and that the new minimum and related adjustments affected nearly half its work force. (Source: LNP) Stauffers of Kissel Hill will begin paying at least $15/hour on Sept. 6 and will implement hiring bonuses for certain positions. (Source: LNP)

Wolf could impose mask rule unilaterally: Analysts say political calculation explains why the governor asked legislators to authorize a mandate. (Source: ABC 27)

Dover mayor wants more urgency on vaccination: Dennis Hernley says he's sought state support for more aggressive measures, to no avail. (Source: CBS 21)

National/world roundup: Supreme Court strikes down eviction moratorium. (Source AP) Air evacuations in Kabul resume after explosion that killed 13 U.S. troops. (Source: UPI) Texas advances sweeping, restrictive election changes. (Source: NPR) Officer who shot Ashli Babbitt speaks out. (Source: NBC News)