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News: Wednesday, Jan. 26

(Soure: Conestoga Valley School District)

(Soure: Conestoga Valley School District)
(Soure: Conestoga Valley School District)


Conestoga Valley facing acute bus driver shortage: The school district is considering temporarily consolidating routes or shifting middle-school and high-school students to virtual instruction. (Source: LNP)

State employees' minimum wage rising to $15: The hourly raise, previously scheduled for 2024, will now be implemented Jan. 31. (Source: ABC 27)

Legislature's LGBTQ+ Caucus condemns Chambersburg ordinance repeal: Calling the borough council's repeal of an LGBTQ+ anti-discrimination measure "shameful," the caucus reiterated its call to pass a state law implementing comprehensive protections. (Source: Capital-Star)

Ex-pool manager's lawsuit against Manheim Township dismissed: Kristal Narkiewicz had claimed the township defamed her in connection with a complaint of racial profiling when she asked two girls to change their bikini bottoms. A U.S. district judge found no fault in the township's actions. (Source: LNP)

National/world roundup: Russia threatens retaliation over Ukraine. (Source: AP) Free N95 masks beginning to arrive at pharmacies. (Source: NPR) Biden administration withdraws vaccine-or-test mandate for large employers. (Source: NBC News) 1 rescued, 39 missing after boat carrying migrants capsizes off Florida. (Source: USA Today) U.S. plans to salvage crashed fighter jet to keep it out of Chinese hands. (Source: ABC News) San Jose becomes 1st U.S. city to require liability insurance for gun owners. (Source: CBS News)