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Friday, April 21

Volunteers pick up litter in Buchanan Park as part of the Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority’s annual Earth Day cleanup. (Source: LCSWMA)

 EPA reaches tentative settlement over Chesapeake Bay lawsuits: Four states, the District of Columbia and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation said the EPA wasn’t doing enough to force Pennsylvania to meet its pollution reduction targets. The EPA has pledge to increase its focus on key counties, including Lancaster County. (Source: Capital-Star)

 Volunteers celebrate Earth Day with litter pick-up: The annual initiative is organized by the Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority. (Source: ABC 27)

 Walnut Street Extension on track to open in September: The 1.2 mile bypass will connect Route 30 to Greenfield. (Source: LNP)

 State system university board delays tuition vote: The board, which oversees Millersville University and nine other schools, will delay its decision until July while the state budget process plays out. (Source: Capital-Star)

 Millersville U. settles wrongful death suit: The university will pay $1.5 million to the family of Karlie Hall, who was killed in her dorm by boyfriend Gregorio Orrostieta in 2015. (Source: LNP)

 Fetterman speaks about his depression, recovery: The Democratic senator said he wants to ‘pay it forward’ by being open about his experience. (Source: NPR)

 Nation/world: Russian plane accidentally drops bomb on Russian city. (Source: BBC News) Supreme Court to decide today on abortion pill access. (Source: AP) SpaceX ‘Starship’ explodes. (Source: CBS News) North Korea says its nuclear status is ‘irreversible.’ (Source: UPI) Arbitrators order MyPillow’s Liddell to pay $5 million to man who debunked him. (Source: NPR) Musk drops Twitter’s ‘government funded media’ labels. (Source: AP)