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Thursday, July 7

Boris Johnson (Photo: Andrew Parsons | UK Office of the Prime Minister)

• Nine prominent Republicans announce support for Shapiro over Mastriano: The group, which includes former Congressman Charlie Dent, says Mastriano, the Republican candidate for governor, is too extreme. (Source: WGAL)

• Penn State researcher eyes predators in effort to manage spotted lanternfly: Anne Johnson, a Ph.D. candidate in entomology is asking the public to report instances of spotted lanternflies being eaten. (Source: CBS 21)

• Pittsburgh nonprofit helps Afghan refugee children: The organization ARYSE assists new arrivals with education, mental health and other needs. (Source: WESA)

• Manheim Township allocates ARPA funding: The biggest disbursement is $1.4 million, out of $4.2 million, for a new turf field at the township’s athletic complex. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces resignation. (Source: ABC News) Brittney Griner pleads guilty. (Source: NBC News) Did IRS target Trump FBI nemeses Comey, McCabe for audits? (Source: NY Times) Georgia Guideposts destroyed after explosion. (Source: NBC News) Researchers link climate change to local weather. (Source: NPR)