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United Way of Lancaster County


Friday, June 9

Donald Trump. (Source: White House)

• Burn ban begins today: The Lancaster County commissioners voted Wednesday to institute the 30-day ban in response to a request from county fire chiefs’ and the state’s district forester. (Source: ABC 27)

• Haze from Canadian wildfires ebbs: Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection has upgraded the area’s air quality alert from red to orange. (Source: CBS 21)

• County shows off virtual reality training system for police: The system from InVeris Training Solutions simulates a variety of real-world scenarios. (Source: WGAL)

• Despite moratorium, prosecutors still seek death penalty: District attorneys in Lancaster and Lebanon counties both have cases in which they are calling for capital sentences. (Source: Fox 43)

• Exhibit in York County commemorates ‘potter’s field’ burials: About 800 people were buried in unmarked graves over the years in a field near Prospect Hill cemetery. (Source: WITF)

• Nation/world: Feds indict Trump in documents case. (Source: Washington Post) Supreme Court upholds Voting Rights provision in Alabama redistricting case. (Source: NPR) FBI arrests businessman accused of bribing Texas attorney general. (Source: UPI) Americans brace for end of student loan payment moratorium. (Source: ABC News) as smoke blankets Northeast, DIY air purifier how-to’s go viral . (Source: AP)