Lancaster County Prison (Source: Lancaster County)
Lancaster County Prison (Source: Lancaster County)

Headlines for Thursday, August 20, 2020:

New Covid-19 cases at county prison: There have been 24 positive tests among inmates and staff since Aug. 7. (Source: LNP)

Long-term care facilities seek state aid: They say they don't have the money to comply with stricter rules for personal protective equipment that take effect next week. (Source: ABC 27)

Pa. Farm Show to be virtual: The risks of an in-person event are too great, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding said. (Source: WGAL)

President Trump to speak in Scranton today: Scranton is Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's birthplace; Pennsylvania is a key swing state in November's election. (Source: Reuters)

National roundup: Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon charged with fraud. (Source: USA Today) Ballot boxes become latest flash point in voting fight. (Source: Reuters) Kamala Harris accepts VP nomination. (Source: Time) New jobless claims inch back above 1 million. (Source: CNBC) Unrest continues in Portland. (Source: The Oregonian) Study finds high coronavirus concentrations in children. (Source: Reuters)

Tim Stuhldreher