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News: Thursday, Oct. 14

Ollie Jones (Source: DeBord Snyder)

Ollie Jones (Source: DeBord Snyder)
Ollie Jones (Source: DeBord Snyder)


Penn State to comply with federal vaccination mandate:  All employees must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by Dec. 8, the university said. (Source: WITF)

Retired Carter & McRae principal Ollie Jones dies at 79: Jones led the school from 2001 to 2012. (Source: LNP)

Overdoses rise as opioid epidemic surges back: The Pa. Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs estimates that overdose deaths in 2021 are likely to be near the 5,388 deaths seen in 2017.  (Source: CBS 21)

Wolf: 70% of Pa. adults fully vaccinated: In all, more than 13 million vaccine doses have been administered to date. (Source: ABC 27)

Southern Market Center food hall to open in January: Willow Valley Communities has announced the first three chefs who will have stands in the renovated landmark. (Source: LNP)

National/world roundup: John Deere workers strike. (Source: CBS News) Unemployment claims fall to lowest level since pandemic (Source: AP) while wholesale prices rise 8.6%. (Source: AP) Poll: 1 in 5 families delayed health care due to pandemic. (Source: NPR) Bow-and-arrow attack kills 5 in Norway. (Source: USA Today)