Evacuees from Kabul, Afghanistan, walk through the Washington Dulles International Airport terminal. (Source: Voice of America)
Evacuees from Kabul, Afghanistan, walk through the Washington Dulles International Airport terminal. (Source: Voice of America)

Headlines:

Nursing homes struggle with staffing, Covid-19 vaccination:  The Pa. Health Care Association says three-quarters of nursing homes have had to limit admissions due to staff vacancies. (Source: Fox 43) Meanwhile, hundreds of nursing homes may have missed the state's Oct. 1 deadline to have 80% of their staff vaccinated. (Source: WGAL)

Lancaster agencies await Afghan refugees: Church World Service expects to resettle about 30 Afghans per month. Bethany Christian Services was expecting 30 households, but they may have been delayed until spring. (Source: LNP)

Workers strike at Lancaster Kellogg's plant: More than 300 local workers are part of the nationwide labor action. Among other things, the union wants to eliminate a two-tier wage system implemented in 2015.  (Source: ABC 27)

Report: Vaccines protect Pa. seniors: According to U.S. Health & Human Services analysis, Covid-19 vaccination in Pennsylvania may have prevented 11,000 infections and 1,800 deaths over Jan.-May 2021 among the 65+ population. (Source: CBS 21)

National/world roundup: Dems trimming 10-year budget package to below $2.3 trillion. (Source: AP) Federal government offers student debt relief. (Source: CNN) Feds to step up response to threats against local school personnel. (Source: NPR) NYC police union chief resigns after FBI raid. (Source: NBC News) Chemists win Nobel Prize for "organocatalysis" molecular construction tool. (Source: UPI)

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