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News: Wednesday, Sept. 9




Payout begins for $300 Covid-19 enhancement to unemployment benefits: In Pennsylvania, the first payments will go out Sept. 14. Recipients will receive $1,500 to cover the first five weeks. (Source: Capital-Star)

State won't release Covid-19 data by school district: Officials cite a 1950s law in justifying the lack of disclosure. (Source: LNP)

Pa. Senate approves subsidy program for rural broadband: Grant recipients would need to demonstrate infrastructure know-how and be responsible for 20% of project funding. (Source: ABC 27)

SDL board gives go-ahead to fall sports: The School District of Lancaster board also approved in-person instruction on a limited basis for special-needs and English as a Second Language students. (Source: CBS 21)

National/world roundup: Illness halts Covid-19 vaccine trial. (Source: NBC News) DOJ claims Trump was acting as president in denying rape accusation. (Source: CBS News) Oscars announce minimum diversity standards for award candidates. (Source: UPI) Global warming plows toward 1.5-degree threshold. (Source: AP)