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News: Tuesday, June 23

A selection of N95 masks (Source: CDC)

A selection of N95 masks (Source: CDC)
A selection of N95 masks (Source: CDC)

Headlines for Tuesday, June 23, 2020:

Lancaster pharmacy fined for price gouging: The state Attorney General's Office says Regional Discount Pharmacy sold N95 masks for $8 apiece, more than 20% above the average price. Purchasers may be eligible for refunds. (Source: ABC 27)

Attorney quarantining after interaction at district court with unmasked trooper: The state police officer has tested positive for Covid-19.  (Source: CBS 21)

State Rep. Bryan Cutler named House Speaker: Cutler, who succeeds Mike Turzai, is the first state House leader in 90 years. (Source: WGAL)

Coffee shop faces backlash for donation to police: Aurora Espresso Bar's owner says the action was part of a larger donation to first responders during the Covid-19 pandemic. In no way does the business condone "any sort of racism or police brutality," he said. (Source: LNP)

National roundup: U.S. Covid-19 cases surged 25% last week. (Source: Reuters) Seattle to dismantle CHOP zone (Source: ABC News) Medicare Covid-19 data shows stark racial disparities. (Source: NPR) Kentucky's primary has only one polling place for Louisville. (Source: AP)