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Friday, May 12

The Lancaster County swimming pool in Central Park. (Source: Lancaster County)

 LG Health marks end of Covid-19 emergency: The health system celebrated its frontline staff who provided care over the past three years. (Source: WGAL)

 State declares ‘Code Orange’ air quality action day: The Department of Environmental Protection ozone concentrations are unhealthy for at-risk individuals in the Susquehanna Valley, Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia areas. (Source: ABC 27)

 One of two escaped prisoners recaptured: U.S. Marshals arrested Nasir Grant, 24, on Thursday; Ameen Hurst, 18, remains at large. Both men escaped from the Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center on Sunday. (Source: CBS 21)

 Community pools poised to open: Most will open for the summer over the Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29. (Source: LNP)

 Rep. Seth Grove briefs reporters on GOP budget priorities: Grove, the ranking Republican on the Pa. House Appropriations committee, called for large state agencies to prepare zero-based budgets and for increased tax relief for low-income homeowners. (Source: Capital-Star)

 Nation/world: Title 42 ends. (Source: AP) Ex-Marine Daniel Penny to face arraignment in chokehold death on subway. (Source: CNN) Carroll mulls fresh lawsuit against Trump after town hall comments. (Source: USA Today) Sen. Tuberville says efforts to weed out white nationalists are weakening military. (Source: NPR) Ukraine claims gains in Bakhmut. (Source: BBC News) Judge rules ages 18-21 have constitutional right to buy guns. (Source: AP)