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Friday, April 28

The Rose House on the Gettysburg battlefield, one of four sites to be offered as short term rentals. (Photo: Chet Trybus | Gettysburg Stone Sentinels)

 Pa. House passes eight bills: Legislation approved this week includes measures waiving cost-sharing for breast cancer screenings, allowing video interviews of home health care aides, and recognizing the Diwali holiday. (Source: Capital-Star)

 Gettysburg battlefield to offer overnight stays: The National Park Service is looking for managers for four properties it plans to rent to visitors. (Source: WITF)

 Red Rose Transit offers Rider Appreciation Day: Bus rides will be free on Wednesday, May 3, part of a statewide initiative. (Source: LNP)

 Pa. Democrats propose DACA legislation: The bills would allow DACA recipients to receive in-state tuition and remove barriers to applying for teacher certifications. (Source: WITF)

 Proposed law would make ‘swatter’ callers liable for response costs: The hoax calls divert emergency responders and put communities in danger, said the bill’s sponsor, state Sen. Vincent Hughes, D-Philadelphia. (Source: WGAL)

 Nation/world: 19 dead in Russian missile strikes on Ukraine. (Source: BBC News) Anti-abortion bills fall short in Nebraska, South Carolina. (Source: CNN) Experts question decision to grant clearance to accused guardsman Texeira. (Source: USA Today) 3 dead in Army helicopter crash. (Source: ABC News) Emmett Till’s accuser dies at 88. (Source: NPR)