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News: Tuesday, Aug. 17

Maki Kaji (Source: Mainichi Shimbun)

Maki Kaji (Source: Mainichi Shimbun)


LG Health recommends universal masking in schools: The health system shared its recommendations with districts last week, but they are not expected to have much influence. (Source: LNP)

WellSpan institutes vaccination rule: Beginning Sept. 12, WellSpan employees involved in patient care must either be fully vaccinated or be tested for Covid-19 every two weeks. (Source: WGAL)

Ethan Demme on launching a third party: Demme, an East Lampeter Township supervisor, registered the Serve America Movement with the Pa. State Department in June. (Source: Inquirer)

Giant miscalculated overtime rates: The mistake affected 3,300 employees, who were shorted $165,653, the U.S. Department of Labor said. Giant said it immediately took steps to resolve the error. (Source: Fox 43)

School District of Lancaster to receive $6.5 million windfall: The district wants to hold public input sessions to help it decide how to spend the federal and state funding. (Source: LNP)

National/world roundup: Biden forcefully defends withdrawal from Afghanistan. (Source: AP) Taliban declare 'amnesty,' invite women to join government. (Source: UPI) U.S. to recommend Covid-19 vaccine booster shoots after 8 months. (Source: USA Today) 'Godfather of Sudoku' Maki Kaji dies at 69. (Source: BBC)