Samuel Lazar, foreground, is seen in an online video image during the U.S. Capitol riot on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (Source:


FBI charges Lancaster County man in Jan. 6 Capitol riot: Feds charged Samuel Lazar, 35, with assaulting police and obstructing law enforcement.  In online videos an individual identified as Lazar can be seen pulling away barricades, using a megaphone to shout instructions, spraying officers with pepper spray and using a Trump sign as a battering ram. (Source: WITF | AP)

Pennsylvanians urged to follow CDC mask guidance: The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention said Tuesday that all Americans should wear masks indoors in areas of high Covid-19 transmission, as should school students nationwide. Pennsylvania will not issue its own mandate, but recommends compliance with the CDC, Gov. Tom Wolf and administration officials said. (Source: CBS 21)

Lancaster Chamber hosts hearing on workforce shortage:  The Pa. Senate Community, Economic, and Recreational Development Committee hearing will look at barriers to employment, including lack of access to child care and transportation. (Source: Fox 43)

National/world roundup: Officers give emotional testimony, body cam footage shown at Capitol riot hearing. (Source: CBS News) Simone Biles withdraws from gymnastics all-around at Olympics. (Source: USA Today) Biden considering Covid-19 vaccination mandate for all federal employees. (Source: ABC News) SBA to accelerate PPP loan forgiveness. (Source: Politico)

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