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News: Wednesday, Jan. 27

(Source: Elizabethtown College)

(Source: Elizabethtown College)
(Source: Elizabethtown College)


Lancaster County residents traveling to neighboring counties for Covid-19 vaccinations: With frustration rising over Lancaster County's vaccine distribution, some residents are traveling elsewhere. (Source: LNP) Lancaster County officials say they are planning a mass vaccination site but that health systems are responsible for their own vaccine appointment scheduling. (Source: LNP)

Penn Manor High School returns to virtual learning through Friday: Due to rising Covid-19 cases, the school announced that all classes would be online through the end of the week. Some students will return on Monday, Feb. 1 to take the Keystone exams; all students are to resume in-person education on Tuesday, Feb. 2. (Source: ABC 27)

Pa. Senate approves proposed constitutional amendment limiting governor's emergency powers: The amendment would shorten the length of future emergency disaster declarations from 90 days to 21 days and would require a approval from the General Assembly for extension. (Source: CBS 21)

Elizabethtown College begins deposit-matching fundraiser for nonprofits: The college will fully match deposits from incoming students. The hope is to raise $15,000 for donation to local causes. (Source: ABC 27)

National/world roundup: U.S. boosting vaccine delivery amid shortage complaints. (Source: AP) 100 million Covid-19 cases confirmed worldwide. (Source: UPI) Senate GOP signals unwillingness to part with Trump post-insurrection. (Source: AP) Eli Lilly antibody cocktail could reduce Covid-19 hospitalizations by almost 70% for high-risk population. (Source: USA Today) Biden aims for most ambitious U.S. effort on climate change. (Source: AP)