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Friday, June 21

First Lady Jill Biden. (Source: White House)

• DEP issues ‘Code Orange’ air quality alert: The high heat is expected to lead to elevated ozone levels. Residents are advised to limit vehicle trips and air conditioner use, if possible. (Source: Fox 43)

• Manheim Township removes class rankings from transcripts: Students who need the information for college applications can still request it. (Source: CBS 21)

• Environmental group calls on DCED to prioritize sustainability: In a new report, PennFuture says Pennsylvania’s economic development strategy should pivot away from fossil fuels toward clean energy. (Source: Capital-Star)

• First Lady Jill Biden to visit Lancaster on Sunday: The invitation-only event will focus on reproductive rights. (Source: LNP)

• Harrisburg’s Pride of the Susquehanna riverboat idled for repairs: The vessel’s 2024 season has been canceled, but it will return in 2025, the Harrisburg Area Riverboat Society said. (Source: CBS 21)

• Nation/world: Judge Cannon begins hearings on whether special counsel investigating Trump is lawful. (Source: CNN) Trump outraises Biden after felony convictions. (Source: AP) Editor accused of unethical practices won’t lead Washington Post. (Source: New York Times) U.S. resumes aid to Gaza via floating pier. (Source: UPI) Utilities, chemical companies sue FDA over PFA rule. (Source: NPR) Donald Sutherland dies at 88. (Source: USA Today)