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Monday, Aug. 28

Teammates swarm Louis Lappe after his home run lifts the El Segundo, California, team over Curacao in the Little League World Series on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2023. (Source: Little League International)

• Democrats foreground abortion rights in Pa. Supreme Court race: Democrat Dan McCaffery and Republican Carolyn Carluccio are running for an open seat on the court, where Democrats have a 4-2 majority. (Source: AP)

• Median barrier project starts on Wrights Ferry Bridge: The shoulders of the bridge that carries Route 30 across the Susquehanna River will be used as lanes to keep traffic flowing during the $5.2 million project, which begins today and continues into November. (Source: CBS 21)

• Local mayors urge Biden to protect undocumented immigrants: Mayor Danene Sorace was among six signatories of a letter urging the president to bolster legal protections. (Source: ABC 27)

• Lancaster SPCA juggles capacity issues: There is usually a waiting list to surrender animals to the no-kill shelter. (Source: LNP)

• California wins Little League World Series: A walk-off home run lifted the U.S. team over Curacao by a 6-5 score. (Source: Fox 43)

• Nation/world: DeSantis booed at vigil for Jacksonville shooting victims. (Source: CBS News) Biden, Harris to meet with MLK family on 60th anniversary of March on Washington. (Source: AP) Tropical Storm Idalia strengthens, moves toward Florida. (Source: NPR) Hearing today on when to hold Trump’s election interference trial. (Source: ABC News) Simone Biles wins record 8th U.S. gymnastics title. (Source: UPI) Russia confirms Prigozhin’s death in crash. (Source: Reuters)