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Tuesday, Sept. 20

The March for LIfe in Harrisburg on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. (Source: Pa. Family Council)

• Thousands attend March for Life in Harrisburg: Organizers called for restricting abortion in Pennsylvania. Meanwhile, Democrats unveiled legislation to strengthen abortion rights. (Source: CBS 21)

• Pa. teacher shortage worsens: The state is experimenting with ways to reverse the decline, including waiving a basic skills test. (Source: ABC 27)

• Lancastrians worry about relatives in Puerto Rico: Hurricane Fiona knocked out power and caused extensive damage across the island. (Source: LNP)

• Legislators consider legislation to subsidize diapers for low-income families: Diapers are not covered by federal assistance. (Source: ABC 27)

• Statistics indicate roundabouts improve safety: PennDOT says a three-year study showed 9% fewer crashes and 76% fewer injuries at intersections with roundabouts rather than traffic signals. (Source: CBS 21)

• Nation/world: Hurricane Fiona strengthens, turns north. (Source: CNN) Texas sheriff to investigate transportation of migrants to Martha’s Vineyard. (Source: CBS News) Border apprehensions exceed 2 million. (Source: ABC News) U.S. to phase out HFCs. (Source: NPR) Leaders in 4 Ukrainian regions announce referendums to join Russia. (Source: AP) Adnan Syed, of ‘Serial’ podcast fame, released from prison. (Source: NPR)