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News: Wednesday, August 12

Beaver Stadium, Penn State (Source: Penn State)

Beaver Stadium, Penn State (Source: Penn State)
Beaver Stadium, Penn State (Source: Penn State)

Headlines for Wednesday, August 12, 2020:

Sorace, other mayors seek federal aid for cities: The economic hit from the coronavirus pandemic will devastate municipal budgets, they said. (Source: LNP)

Pa. to consider lifting utility shutoff moratorium: The Public Utility Commission is asking for comment on the issue by Aug. 18. (Source: Philadelphia Inquirer)

School District of Lancaster confirms online plans: The school board voted to begin online-only after debating alternatives at length during a two-hour board meeting Tuesday. (Source: WGAL)

No Penn State football for now: The Big 10 is postponing play due to the coronavirus. (Source: WITF) House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff said he's disappointed, and thought Penn State had developed a good plan for testing.  (Source: CBS 21)

National/world roundup: Nation reacts to Kamala Harris VP pick. (Source: AP) Rep. Ilhan Omar wins her primary. (Source: NPR) A QAnon supporter wins GOP Congressional primary in Georgia. (Source: NBC News) Florida sheriff forbids masks. (Source: USA Today) Britain plunges into historic recession. (Source: International Business Times)