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News: Wednesday, Apr. 14

Kuhns Hall at Water Street Mission. (Source: WSM)
Kuhns Hall at Water Street Mission. (Source: WSM)


Lancaster County educators not worried about J&J vaccine: Because the risk for clots is so rare — only six out of 6.8 million J&J shots in the U.S. — local teachers who received the vaccine through a special state initiative say the benefits outweigh the risks. (Source: LNP)

New scam targets FEMA funeral expenses program: Scammers have been calling people offering to register them for the program in order to access their personal information. (Source: WGAL)

Water Street Mission holds Covid-19 vaccination clinic for homeless: The Lancaster city nonprofit targeted "anyone who wants a shot" for the pop-up clinic on Tuesday. In all, 65 people ended up receiving their first shot of the Moderna vaccine. (Source: ABC 27)

Pa. trying to ramp up minority Covid-19 vaccinations as eligibility expands: “In the Black and Brown community, there's still this distrust and I’m not sure how the government gets us to trust them,” said Lancaster resident Troia Butcher. (Source: CBS 21)

National roundup: Minnesota shooting charging decision expected, protests continue. (Source: AP) CDC to hold emergency meeting over Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause. (Source: UPI) Biden to announce U.S. pullout from Afghanistan. (Source: Reuters) Moderna vaccine 90% effective after six months. (Source: UPI) Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies at 82 in federal prison. (Source: USA Today)