How religion connects to politics; what brings good luck in fall; more: Good Morning, Pennsylvania
What you need to know for Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020.
High: 74; Low: 51. Mostly sunny. Frost advisory this morning.
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Fall facts: It’s supposed to be good luck to catch a falling leaf, pumpkin spice has no pumpkin and romantic movies are more popular in autumn. Read more.
Seasonal dates: The days will continue to get shorter until Dec. 21, the first day of winter. We’ll also turn the clocks back in fall, on Nov. 1. Read more.
#RIP: Lily Jordan of Camp Hill, a teen activist, explainer and fundraiser for young people battling cancer, died yesterday after 5 years with bone cancer. Read more.
Religion: Faith shapes voting. Generally, Evangelicals are loyal to the president. Hispanic Catholics and Black Protestants disapprove of him. And Catholics as a whole remain divided in their views. Read more.
- See also: Trump says he’ll name Supreme Court pick
Renewal: Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse said the city has applied for a federal grant that could launch a redevelopment of Hoverter Homes. Read more.
Crowds grow: Some restaurant owners say they’re pleased that indoor capacity has increased to 50%, from 25%. Others say it’s not enough to recover. Read more.
Crowd control: Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed a bill that would’ve allow local officials, not the state, to decide whether to allow school sports and set crowd limits. Read more.
New guys: Penn State will have a new starting linebacker unit this season, thanks to expired eligibility and Micah Parsons’ decision to opt out. Read more.
- See also: Video of Steel-High’s Mehki Flowers
High school: In a topsy-turvy year, we’ve listed the Pennsylvania high school football rankings for this week. Read more.
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