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News: Tuesday, Dec. 15

The CATE Mobile Unit. (Source: CATE; Anita Sergent)

The CATE Mobile Unit. (Source: CATE; Anita Sergent)
The CATE Mobile Unit. (Source: CATE; Anita Sergent)


Interim Lancaster City police chief shares plan for policing: Chief John Bey has made reaching out to the diverse communities in Lancaster on of his top priorities. "That complex history between minority communities and law enforcement, I think deserves some attention, some very direct attention," he said. (Source: WGAL)

Pa. Department of Health providing free Covid-19 testing today in Lancaster and York: From 9 a.m. until noon, free testing will be offered at the New Holland Firehouse on East Main Street. Then from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., the unit will be in York at the Spanish-American Multicultural Resource Center on George Street. (Source: CBS 21)

Some Lancaster County businesses defying shutdown orders, few consequences: Yogurtworks Café in Ephrata is among those defying Gov. Wolf's ban on indoor eating. Local state police have not issued any warnings or citations to violators. (Source: LNP)

National/world roundup: Moderna vaccine poised for U.S. authorization next week. (Source: USA Today) Electoral college affirms Biden's presidential victory. (Source: UPI) Poor countries face long wait for Covid-19 vaccines despite promises. (Source: AP) After White House, Trump faces uncertain future and legal threats. (Source: Reuters)