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Wednesday, Oct. 5

Marijuana grow lights turn the sky pink in Cumberland County. (Source: Organic Remedies)

• Avian flu found in Lancaster County again: The A backyard flock in East Lampeter Township tested positive, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. (Source: WGAL)

• Counties urge lawmakers to act on mental health funding: At stake is a one-time infusion of $100 million from the American Rescue Plan Act. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Ukraine war affecting agriculture markets: Grain markets are tighter due to the conflict, and fertilizer costs could be higher next year, Pa. Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding said. (Source: CBS 21)

• Cannabis grower turns sky pink in Carlisle: The company Organic Remedies is removing the covers of its LED grow lights daily from 6 to 9 p.m. for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (Source: ABC 27)

• Nation/world: Putin formally annexes Ukrainian regions. (Source: UPI) Trump wants Supreme Court to intervene in documents case. (Source: CBS News) OPEC+ considers oil production cutback. (Source: AP) Biden to visit hurricane-ravaged Fort Myers. (Source: AP) Chemistry Nobel goes to trio who developed “click chemistry” techniques to build molecules. (Source: NBC News) Aaron Judge breaks AL home run record. (Source: NPR) Celebrities pay tribute to Loretta Lynn, dead at 90. (Source: USA Today)