Lombardo Welcome Center, Millersville University. (Source: Millersville U.)
Lombardo Welcome Center, Millersville University. (Source: Millersville U.)

Headlines for Monday, August 17, 2020:

Teachers demonstrate at governor's mansion: The Saturday protest was part of Educators Are Drawing the Line, a movement to give faculty more influence over their working conditions and more say in school reopening decisions. (Source: WGAL)

Pandemic expected to boost back-to-school spending: The National Retail Federation says parents plan to spend close to $790 on average. (Source: ABC 27)

Move-in week, not day, at Millersville U.: The university expanded the process to a full week to accommodate social distancing. About 750 students will live on campus, versus about 2,000 normally. (Source: CBS 21)

Gov. Wolf to release Lebanon County Covid-19 aid : Lebanon County had sued after the governor withheld the $12.8 million because the county violated the state's shutdown protocols and reopened early. Among other things, the county is to launch a campaign to promote wearing masks.  (Source: WGAL)

National roundup: Democratic Party kicks off virtual convention. (Source: Reuters) Speaker Pelosi calls special House session to examine alleged hamstringing of postal service. (Source: CBS) Gusher of federal Covid-19 funding trickles slowly, if at all, to local public health. (Source: AP) Georgia governor, who sued to block mask mandates, relents somewhat. (Source: ABC News)

Tim Stuhldreher