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United Way of Lancaster County


Friday, April 12

Bryan Cutler, left, and Dave Nissley

• House Republican Leader Bryan Cutler debates Republican primary challenger Dave Nissley: Nissley attacked Cutler for endorsing mail-in voting and for not supporting Amish farmer Amos Miller in his fight against state food regulators. (Source: LNP)

• ‘Swatting’ call places five schools on lockdown: A false report Thursday morning of a hostage situation in the 1200 block of Wabank Road led to School District of Lancaster securing the schools in the area. (Source: ABC 27)

• Owners will not rebuild Martin’s Country Market: In a statement, the Martin family said the property, destroyed by fire in February, will be redeveloped or sold. (Source: WGAL)

• Applications overwhelm student teacher stipend program: The state program opened at 9 a.m. Thursday and quickly received some 3,000 applications; its $10 million budget is enough for roughly 650 stipends. (Source: WITF)

• PFAs found in Lancaster County water systems: All of them meet state standards, but 15 of the 68 monitored systems have levels higher than the EPA’s new standard. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: U.S. issues travel warning for Israel. (Source: CBS News) Biden announces student debt cancellation for 277,000. (Source: UPI) Senate committee plans hearing on Boeing next week. (Source: USA Today) O.J. Simpson dies at 76. (Source: ABC News) Ohtani’s interpreter charged with stealing $16 million. (Source: NPR)