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News: Monday, June 7

The Lancaster Public Library (Source: Wikipedia)

The Lancaster Public Library (Source: Wikipedia)


Where Lancaster stands on policing commitments a year since George Floyd's murder: Mayor Danene Sorace said Thursday that several initiatives have been started since December, with strong support from the city's new interim police chief. (Source: LNP)

Gun owners set to rally at Pa. Capitol today: The annual "Right to Keep and Bear Arms" rally will be the state's first large gathering of gun owners in more than a year. (Source: WITF)

Five Lancaster schools to close early today: Buchanan, Burrowes, Hamilton and Wickersham elementary schools will release at 12:30 p.m., while Wheatland Middle School will release at noon, because of the heat. (Source: LNP)

New study shows public education received largest chunk of Pa. Covid-19 funds: Education accounts for 29%, or $10.1 billion, of the Covid-19 relief allocated to Pennsylvania. (Source: CBS 21)

Lancaster County libraries' begin youth summer reading program: Library staff say maintaining reading skills over the summer is more important than ever, given all the disruptions children experienced due to the pandemic over the past year. (Source: ABC 27)

National/world roundup: U.S. Congress to begin sweeping infrastructure deal talks. (Source: NBC News) Supreme Court rules against allowing 'temporary protected' immigrants to seek permanent residency. (Source: AP) Google to pay $267 million fine, change ad practices. (Source: UPI) Jeff Bezos, brother to participate in space launch. (Source: USA Today) At least 40 dead after Pakistan train collision. (Source: UPI)