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Tuesday, Aug. 29

New “Climavision” weather radar equipment has been installed at Millersville University. (Source: Millersville U.)

• Shapiro administration waives college requirements for state police recruits: The governor’s action follows an earlier executive order eliminating degree requirements for nearly 65,000 state jobs. (Source: Capital-Star

• Lancaster Airport Authority approves plan for Aldi’s: The supermarket would boost authority revenue. The project has go through the municipal permitting process. (Source: ABC 27)

• Pa. refuses to open database on municipal police to public: News agencies say the information would help them track misconduct; the state says it could compromise officers working undercover. (Source: Spotlight PA)

• Millersville U. welcomes new radar system: A ribbon-cutting is scheduled today; the equipment is expected to improve local forecast accuracy. (Source: WGAL

• Students in Harrisburg commemorate March on Washington: The children from St. Stephen’s Episcopal School walked to Harrisburg City Hall as their first history lesson of the school year. (Source: Fox 43)

• Nation/world: Florida braces as Idalia strengthens into hurricane. (Source: Orlando Sentinel) Judge sets March 2024 trial date for Trump in federal election interference case. (Source: CBS News) Meadows claims immunity from state charges in Georgia hearing. (Source: Politico) Biden administration names first 10 drugs subject to Medicare price negotiations. (Source: CNN) Live worm found in woman’s brain. (Source: BBC News) Samuel ‘Joe the Plumber’ Wurzelbacher dies at 49. (Source: NPR)