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Monday, April 15

Donald Trump speaks to reporters just before the start of his trial in Manhattan on Monday, April 15, 2024. (Source: Pool)

• Drag story hour scheduled, then canceled: Vision of Hope Metropolitan Community Church was to host the event on April 27. It was canceled once ‘hate started piling in’ after a news outlet mischaracterized it as a rescheduling of the March story hour at Lancaster Public Library, performer Chris ‘Miss Amie’ Pasolini said. (Source: LNP)

• Judge won’t bar Amos Miller from selling raw milk out of state: Pennsylvania law does not unambiguously authorize restraint on interstate commerce, Judge Thomas Sponagle wrote, noting that Miller also is subject to federal law and a consent decree. (Source: Food Safety News)

• Storms leave thousands without power: There were scattered outages in Lancaster County; the hardest hit area was Cumberland County, west of Harrisburg. (Source: CBS 21)  

• Pa. House Democrats propose $20 minimum wage: The minimum wage has been $7.25 since 2009. (Source: WITF)

• Nation/world: Trump’s porn star hush money trial begins. (Source: NPR) Colorado House passes semiautomatic rifle ban. (Source: AP) UN head warns of widening Mideast conflict. (Source: UPI) FBI opens inquiry into Baltimore bridge collapse. (Source: ABC News) Police probe fatal stabbings in Sydney, Australia. (Source: CNN) Two police officers killed in upstate New York. (Source: NBC News) Today is Tax Day. (Source: Axios)