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Wednesday, April 13

Gilbert Gottfried (Source: @RealGilbert)

Gilbert Gottfried (Source: @RealGilbert)
Gilbert Gottfried (Source: @RealGilbert)

• Schools struggle with staffing: A full 99.6% of districts surveyed by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association reported difficulties finding substitute teachers. (Source: CBS 21)

• Mortgage assistance program off to a slow start: Since the beginning of February, more than 7,200 applications have been submitted but only 440 have been approved and paid. Another 2,000 are awaiting approval from lenders or their administrators. (Source: WESA)

• Pa. House passes bill banning transgender athletes in women's sports: Gov. Wolf has pledged to veto the legislation. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Rock Lititz opens huge 'Studio 2' rehearsal hall: Its main floor is the size of four NBA basketball courts. (Source: ABC 27)

• National/world: Biden calls Russia's Ukraine invasion 'genocide.' (Source: AP) Police search for gunman who shot 10 in NYC subway. (Source: UPI) Oklahoma makes nearly all abortions illegal. (Source: ABC News) Attorney for Jan. 6 defendant says Trump "authorized" attack. (Source: NBC News) Unions say Amazon accounted for 49% of warehouse injuries. (Source: CBS News) Comedian Gilbert Gottfried dies at 67. (Source: NPR)