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Friday, Sept. 16

The Adorers of the Blood of Christ Land Ethic is posted on the order’s Lancaster County property in this undated photo. (Source: Adorers of the Blood of Christ)

• Manheim Township School District considers transgender athlete policy: A vote on whether to start the process of developing a policy is scheduled for Oct. 13. (Source: CBS 21)

• Gov. Wolf renews call for $2,000 assistance checks: The checks would go to households making less than $80,000 a year and would be paid for with federal pandemic relief. (Source: WGAL)

• U.S. Lancaster County nuns make religious-freedom argument against pipeline company: The Adorers of the Blood of Christ say their environmental stance deserves the same consideration as faith-based anti-abortion views. (Source: State Impact PA)

• Officials, advocates celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: The organization CASA called for extending Temporary Protected Status for immigrants fleeing Central America. (Source: ABC 27)

• Averted rail strike underscores fragility of Pa. supply chains: Industry representatives in agriculture, manufacturing and logistics all said a strike would have been highly disruptive. (Source: WESA)

• Nation/world: Judge appoints special master to review Mar-A-Lago documents. (Source: NPR) Ukraine finds mass grave in liberated area. (Source: UPI) Line to view queen’s coffin stretches 5 miles. (Source: AP) Migrants flown to Martha’s Vineyard say they were misled. (Source: Reuters)