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Friday, June 17

Top, from left: Steve Geisenberger, S. Dale High. Bottom, from left: Jeffrey Ouellet, Vanessa Philbert. (Source: Lancaster Chamber)

• Sen. Casey pushes for health reform: The Democrat joined advocates from Pennsylvania to call for lowering prescription drug and expanding telehealth and community health services. (Source: WGAL)

• Lancaster Chamber to honor four at 150th annual dinner: The celebration next Thursday will include honors for philanthropist and businessman S. Dale High; nonprofit leader Vanessa Philbert, attorney Jeffrey Ouellet and businessman Steve Geisenberger. (Source: LNP)

• Warwick High School baseball team wins state championship: The PIAA Class 6A title is the first in team history. (Source: ABC 27)

• Nationwide bird flu outbreak waning: About 40 million birds were destroyed across the U.S., including 4.2 million in Pennsylvania. Experts say the culling contributed to price rises, but feed, fuel and labor costs played much larger roles. (Source: WITF | AP)

• Apprenticeship programs attempt to meet hiring needs in social services: Nonprofits in the region are using grant funding to expand entry-level training opportunities in health care and education. (Source: ABC 27)

• National/world: Trump was told election plot was illegal. (Source: NBC News) FDA authorizes Covid-19 vaccines for ages 6 months to 5 years. (Source: ABC News) AP interviews President Biden (Source: AP) Europe backs EU membership for Ukraine. (Source: UPI) 2 dead, 1 injured in Alabama church shooting. (Source: USA Today) Retailers cash in on Juneteenth. (Source: AP)