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Friday, July 14

(Source: Millersville U.)

• Local Starbucks workers vote to unionize: Workers at the coffee shop at 2208 Lincoln Highway East filed Wednesday with the National Labor Relations Board. (Source: LNP)

• Millersville U. seeks new homes for 12 lab rats: They were used this spring in a behavioral science study. (Source: ABC 27)

• Swimming barred at Gifford Pinchot State Park due to bacteria: Boating and fishing remain allowed. (Source: Fox 43)

• Mount Joy Township board denies approval for warehouse: The 1 million square foot warehouse required a special exception to exceed the 50,000 square foot limit in the township’s zoning code. (Source: LNP)

• York County employee union authorizes strike: The union represents social workers in the offices of Aging and Children, Youth & Families. (Source: CBS 21)

• Nation/world: Extreme heat pummels southwest. (Source: CNN) Conservative amendments put defense bill in jeopardy. (Source: The Hill) Feds to forgive $39 billion in student debt for 800,000 borrowers. (Source: NPR) U.S. records 28 mass killings through June, worst tally since 2006. (Source: AP) WHO says aspartame may cause cancer. (Source: UPI)