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Monday, Sept. 18

Abraxas Academy (Source: Abraxas)

• Nine teens recaptured after escaping from detention center: The teens had overpowered two guards and fled Sunday evening from Abraxas Academy in Morgantown. (Source: WGAL)

• Jan. 6 defendant Samuel Lazar’s case adjudicated in secrecy: Lazar, 37, of Ephrata, was released last week after being tried, convicted and sentenced with no public record filed in his docket. (Source: AP | WITF)

• Overhaul of Route 30/Route 222 interchange gets under way: The $72 million project calls for adding additional lanes to ease congestion. (Source: LNP)

• Nonprofits mark Puppy Mill Awareness Day: At an event Saturday in Buchanan Park, they urged the public to avoid buying dogs from irresponsible breeders. (Source: ABC 27)

• Lancaster upgrades ADA curb cuts: Those that do not meet current standards are being redone during street repaving projects. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: U.S., Iran exchange prisoners. (Source: USA Today) Officials search for missing F-35 fighter jet in South Carolina. (Source: CNN) Hunter Biden sues IRS, alleging illegal disclosure of tax information. (Source: ABC News) Unions, automakers dig in on strike. (Source: NPR) Trump gives lie-filled interview on Meet the Press. (Source: AP) Texas AG Paxton acquitted on party line vote. (Source: AP)