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Monday, Aug. 14

A crossing guard works at the corner of West Farnum and South Prince streets in Lancaster. (Source: Lancaster Bureau of Police)

• Ukrainians fleeing war adjust to life in Lancaster County: Church World Service and Bethany Christian Services have resettled nearly 200 people through the federal Uniting for Ukraine program. (Source: LNP)

• Advocates say delay in joining climate program has cost Pa. $800 million: That’s how much revenue the state’s Clean Air Fund could have earned in the last four Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative auctions had Republicans not blocked participation, according to the National Resources Defense Council. (Source: StateImpact PA)

• Lancaster County reforms warrant fee system: Defendants receiving a letter notifying them of a warrant are now charged an $11 processing fee rather than a $30 arrest fee. (Source: LNP)

• Court ruling raises bar for utility privatization: The Commonwealth Court said the Public Utility Commission improperly allowed Aqua Pennsylvania to take over the East Whiteland Township sewer system without showing, as required by law, that the public benefits outweighed the harm. (Source: Spotlight PA)

• Lancaster police recruiting crossing guards: With school set to start shortly, the department has 11 crossing guard vacancies. (Source: Fox 43)

• Evidence shows David McCormick, a likely GOP candidate for U.S. Senate in Pa., lives in Connecticut: The former hedge fund CEO owns a house in Pittsburgh, but appears to spend more of his time at a $16 million mansion he rents in Westport. (Source: AP)

• Nation/world: Maui death toll expected to rise further. (Source: AP) Hunter Biden’s lawyers say feds reneged on plea deal. (Source: ABC News) Russian ruble slides to 16-month low against dollar. (Source: UPI) Trump may face racketeering charges in Georgia. (Source: CBS News) Media law experts say police raid of small Kansas newspaper was blatantly illegal. (Source: NPR)