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United Way of Lancaster County


Thursday, May 25

Music for Everyone volunteers sort boxes of donated instruments in this 2017 file photo. (Source: Music for Everyone)

• Music for Everyone donates instruments: The nonprofit donated 800 instruments to programs in Lancaster County’s 16 school districts. (Source: CBS 21)

• Business owners complain about downtown homelessness: Mayor Sorace said organizations continue to try to assist individuals and that police are monitoring the situation. (Source: WGAL)

• Pa. Supreme Court hears arguments on cap-and-trade program: Justices heard arguments in two cases related to whether then-Gov. Tom Wolf had the authority to enroll Pennsylvania in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Pa. Secretary of State nominee grilled at hearing: Republican Al Schmidt fielded questions on mail-in ballots and Pennsylvania’s participation in the multi-state Electronic Registration Information Center. (Source: PennLive)

• Commissioners, union rep spar over probation officers’ contract negotiations: Adam Crossen accused the county of negotiating in bad faith, an allegation Commissioners Josh Parsons and Ray D’Agostino called false and inflammatory. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: Technical problems on Twitter mar DeSantis’ presidential campaign announcement. (Source: USA Today) Capitol rioter sentenced to 4 1/2 years. (Source: NPR) Little sign of progress on debt ceiling talks. (Source: ABC News) Wagner Group chief warns of revolution in Russia over Ukraine failures, calls for martial law. (Source: CBS News) Indiana board to hear case against doctor who provided abortion to 10-year-old rape victim. (Source: AP) Tina Turner dies at 83. (Source: Deadline)