Some of the over 100 attendees at the Vigil in Solidarity of Palestine in Penn Square on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. (Photo: Olivia Smucker)
Some of the over 100 attendees at the Vigil in Solidarity of Palestine in Penn Square on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. (Photo: Olivia Smucker)

Headlines:

Turnout for 2021 Lancaster County primary more than doubles past years: About 28% of Lancaster County's 344,000 registered voters turned out for the Tuesday primary, compared to about 14% in 2017 and 2019. (Source: LNP)

Lancaster city vigil calls for peace in the Middle East: The vigil held in Penn Square on Wednesday night brought dozens of community members to listen to speeches from Jewish, Palestinian and local faith leaders. (Source: CBS 21)

Hempfield School District first to allow fully vaccinated students, staff to go maskless: Students and staff must show their Covid-19 vaccination card to the school nurse for permission to not wear a mask inside. (Source: LNP)

Experts say that Pa.'s primary was typical, but GOP lawmakers are grasping at issues: County and state officials say there were only minor, "routine" problems with Tuesday's voting. Still, several of the same Pennsylvania GOP lawmakers who doubted the integrity of the 2020 election are raising alarms and proposing major changes. (Source: Spotlight PA)

National/global roundup: U.S. unemployment numbers drop to new pandemic low. (Source: AP) Tulsa Race Massacre survivors ask Congress for justice. (Source: USA Today) World awaits cease-fire in Israel, Palestine violence. (Source: NBC News) House Democrats propose bill to close gun law loopholes. (Source: UPI) House votes to create Jan. 6 insurrection investigation commission. (Source: USA Today)

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