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Tuesday, Aug. 30

Buses drive through floodwaters in Karachi, Pakistan. (Source: NDTV)

• Manheim Township sprays for mosquitos: The spraying, aimed at controlling mosquito-borne West Nile virus, is scheduled to begin around 8 p.m. Wednesday. (Source:  ABC 27)

• Biden college debt forgiveness would benefit more than 900,000 Pennsylvanians: About three-quarters of Pennsylvania college students go into debt to fund their educations. (Source: WITF

• Conestoga Valley delays start of in-person middle-school education: Sixth- through eighth graders have been learning virtually while work wraps up on the diestrict’s new middle school building. (Source: LNP

• Shapiro distances himself from Covid-19 mandate policies: The Democratic gubernatorial candidate says people should be educated and empowered to make their own public health decisions. (Source: WITF | AP

• Satanic Temple allowed to hold ‘Back to School’ night: The Northern York County School District will allow the Sept. 24 event to use a district auditorium. The organization is continuing its legal efforts to establish an after-school club. (Source: ABC 27)

• Nation/world: Ukraine attacks Russian positions in Kherson. (Source: UPI) Water system goes offline amid floods in Jackson, Mississippi. (Source: NBC News) Flooding threatens one-third of Pakistan. (Source: CNN) Musk cites whistleblower as reason to exit Twitter deal. (Source: AP)