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Friday, July 29

Elections staff and volunteers open and sort mail-in ballots at the Lancaster Couty Government Center on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

• Judge hears arguments in suit over ballots in Lancaster, Berks, Fayette counties: The three counties are refusing to count mail-in ballots without dates on the envelope, saying the Department of State’s order to do so is contrary to the law. Lancaster County Commissioner Ray D’Agostino was among those testifying. (Source: AP)

• CareerLink offering in-person help with unemployment filings: To make an appointment at the Manheim Township CareerLink office, call (717) 509-5613. (Source: LNP)

• Local DA warns of phone scam: Callers are pretending to be from the sheriff’s office and are demanding payments, District Attorney Heather Adams’ office said. (Source: ABC 27)

• Home care industry says state support is insufficient: Despite historic increases to Medicaid funding, reimbursement for home care remains capped at $20 per hour. (Source: CBS 21)

• Nation/world: 15 dead in Kentucky flood. (Source: ABC News) Oil drillers’ profits hit unprecedented levels. (Source: AP) Justice Alito defends abortion decision at religious liberty summit. (Source: UPI) Doctors say abortion foes downplay post-Roe realities. (Source: AP) Jan. 6 texts missing for leaders of Trump’s Homeland Security team. (Source: Washington Post) Kenly, N.C.’s whole police force quits after Black city manager is hired. (Source: CNN)