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United Way of Lancaster County


Monday, April 18

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• Avian flu detected on Lancaster County farm: The positive samples are the first detected in Pennsylvania and led to the quarantine of the East Donegal Township farm and all others within a 10-km radius (Source: Fox43)

• Homestead Village plans expansion: The retirement community in East Hempfield Township said it will spend $45 million to add 73 apartments. (Source: LNP)

• Pa. ranks No. 4 for greenhouse gas emissions: In 2018, sources in the state emitted 221.6 million metric tons of carbon dioxide, down 19.2% from 2005. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Lawsuit seeks to overturn Philadelphia mask mandate: The suit claims the city lacks the authority to impose the measure, which takes effect today. (Source: CBS 21)

• National/world: Russian missiles strike Lviv, killing 7. (Source: NBC News) Turkey attacks Kurds in northern Iraq. (Source: Reuters) Two dead after shootout at party at Pittsburgh Airbnb. (Source: CNN) Riots erupt in Sweden over rallies by far-right group. (Source: AP) Made-in-America requirements coming for projects funded by infrastructure bill. (Source: AP) Shanghai reports first Covid-19 deaths since lockdown. (Source: UPI) Infowars files for bankruptcy. (Source: CNBC)