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News: Monday, June 29

(Source: National Park Service)

(Source: National Park Service)
(Source: National Park Service)

Headlines for Monday, June 29, 2020:

State issues guidance for long-term care facilities: It outlines steps and criteria for sites to begin allowing visits and activities again. (Source: WGAL)

More Lancaster County employees working from home : Employers say the transition has gone well and the practice is likely to persist even after Covid-19 wanes. (Source: LNP)

Confederate monuments at Gettysburg to remain: They are historic features, representing "an important, if controversial, chapter in our Nation’s history," the National Park Service said in a statement.  (Source: PennLive)

Police union opposes radio decryption: Encryption promotes safety, the Red Rose Fraternal Order of Police said in a statement. Lancaster County commissioners raised the idea of decryption earlier this month.  (Source: ABC 27)

National roundup: President Trump says he wasn't briefed on Russian bounties to kill American soldiers in Afghanistan. (Source: NPR) Mississippi to remove Confederate emblem from state flag. (Source: ABC News) Gilead prices remdesivir at $2,340, or $3,120 for those with private insurance. (Source: AP) Trump retweets, then deletes, tweet of supporter shouting "white power." (Source: Reuters) World Covid-19 death toll hits 500,000. (Source: BBC)