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United Way of Lancaster County


Friday, July 21

Tony Bennett (1926-2023)

• State System board keeps tuition unchanged for 2023-24: The decision extends the systemwide freeze for a fifth year, keeping base in-state tuition at Millersville University and its sister schools unchanged at $7,716 per academic year. (Source: CBS 21)

• Lancaster County lawmaker pushes for primary runoffs: Republican state Sen. Ryan Aument says runoffs would lead to better-qualified candidates with broader support. (Source: WITF)

• ADA-compliant access points planned on Conestoga River: The Conestoga River Club is eager to move forward with implementation, executive director Todd Roy said. (Source: ABC 27

• Spotted lanternfly populations lower this summer: Researchers are investigating why, and say less food may be one reason. (Source: WGAL)

• Manheim Township may disband parks & rec board: If the plan moves forward, the board would be dissolved at the end of the year and replaced with an advisory committee. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: White House secures commitments from tech companies for safe A.I. development. (Source: UPI) Alabama resumes executions. (Source: USA Today) NAACP condemns Florida Black history standards. (Source: CNN) Russia bombs Odessa grain export facilities. (Source: Reuters) Tony Bennett dies at 96. (Source: ABC News)