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News: Tuesday, July 27

Simone Biles (Source: USA Gymnastics)

Simone Biles (Source: USA Gymnastics)


Legislature asks state agencies to review regulations: Before lawmakers reinstate more than 500 regulations that were waived during the pandemic they want to know if some should be repealed or reformed. (Source: CBS 21)

County let its oversight of Conestoga View lapse: The private owners of the former public nursing home were supposed to file quarterly reports and maintain care standards, but Lancaster County didn't enforce those provisions of its sales agreement. (Source: LNP)

Fraudsters continue unemployment scam efforts:  Business groups have asked Pennsylvania's government to form a task force to combat the problem. (Source: LNP)

Philly DA challenges Pa. use-of-force law: Larry Krasner says the state's law may be inconsistent with a 1985 U.S. Supreme Court ruling. (Source: Spotlight PA)

Auditor General uninterested in further reviewing Pa. election: The results have been certified and it's time to move on, Tim DeFoor said. He said an audit of Gov. Tom Wolf's Covid-19 business waiver program will be finished by the end of the summer. (Source: ABC 27)

National/world roundup: Hearings into Jan. 6 insurrection open. (Source: AP) U.S. women gymnasts take silver at Olympics after Simone Biles drops out. (Source: NPR) FDA asks Covid-19 vaccine makers to widen children's trials. (Source: UPI) Former Sen. Enzi dies after bicycle accident. (Source: Politico) North Korea, South Korea restore communications. (Source: CBS News)