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News: Monday, Jan. 11

(Source: NAACP Lancaster branch)

(Source: NAACP Lancaster branch)
(Source: NAACP Lancaster branch)


Pa. to roll out additional $300 unemployment benefit payments: The Department of Labor and Industry announced Friday that about 127,000 people in the Unemployment Compensation and Extended Benefits programs will automatically get an additional $300 as early as Tuesday. The money comes from an extension of the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program. (Source: WGAL)

Lancaster County residents took part in the insurrectionist mob at the U.S. Capital: Records of the day were compiled from the social media postings of hundreds of Lancaster County residents who traveled to the Capitol last Wednesday. “This is our time to instill fear. This is our time to take back our cities," said Andy Walker of New Holland. (Source: LNP)

Virtual town hall to combine NAACP Lancaster, TCP and Penn Medicine/LGH: “The event is part of a series entitled #COVID19CRISIS, where Lancaster Countians, especially from marginalized groups, can hear directly from health experts who live and work in our community," said Blanding Watson, president of the NAACP's Lancaster branch. The town hall will be 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12. (Source: ABC 27)

Local theaters anticipate Covid-19 relief from $15 billion federal plan : Sight & Sound, AMT and Penn Cinema are just some of the venues looking forward to receiving support from the Save Our Stages plan, passed as part of the recent $900 billion federal stimulus package. (Source: LNP)

National roundup: Pence urged to invoke 25th Amendment amid rising impeachment pressures. (Source: USA Today) Target number of doses of Covid-19 vaccines in 2021 is 2 billion. (Source: Reuters) Biden nominates State Department veteran William Burns as head of CIA. (Source: UPI) Records revealing identities of Capitol insurrectionists. (Source: AP)