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Friday, June 30

In this image from online video, attorneys Randall Wenger, left, and Aaron Streett are interviewed after representing their client, Gerald Groff, at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, April 18, 2023. (Source: First Liberty Institute)

• Supreme Court rules in favor of Lancaster County postal worker: Ruling 9-0 in a case brought by Quarryville postal worker Gerald Groff, the court raised the threshold for an employer to deny a religious accommodation request. (Source: WITF | LNP)

• Air quality concerns persist: Pennsylvania remains under a Code Orange air quality alert due to Canadian wildfire smoke, and a Code Red declaration is possible. (Source: WGAL)

• NTSB releases preliminary report on I-95 collapse: The National Transportation Safety Board says driver Nathan Moody lost control of his tanker truck on an exit ramp. (Source: NBC 10

• Majority approve of Gov. Shapiro’s job performance: A Quinnipiac University survey of voters found that 74% approved of Shapiro’s response to the I-95 collapse and 53% view his tenure positively overall. (Source: ABC 27)

• Gettysburg commemorates battle’s 160th anniversary: The July 1-3, 1863, battle at Gettysburg was the turning point in the Civil War. (Source: Fox 43)

• Nation/world: Supreme Court rejects affirmative action. (Source: Washington Post) At least 13 dead in Texas heat wave. (Source: ABC News) Unrest continues in France. (Source: AP) Record July 4 traffic expected. (Source: NPR) Hunter Biden settles child support case. (Source: USA Today) Trump, DeSantis to speak at Moms for Liberty gathering in Philadelphia. (Source: AP)