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Monday, Aug. 1

Bill Russell (Source: @RealBillRussell)

• Lancaster County’s arrest, warrant fees come under scrutiny: The county has been charging defendants up to $39 for warrants and arrests for traffic offenses and other minor violations, on the grounds that paperwork served by mail still counts as an “arrest.” The practice has garnered nearly $2.6 million since 2016. (Source: LNP)

• Another heat wave starts Tuesday: Temperatures will reach the mid-90s by Thursday. (Source: ABC 27)

• States including Pa. reach settlement on generic opioids: Allergan will pay $2.4 billion to settle claims over its over its marketing and safety practices. (Source: WITF)

• Northeast Pa. nonprofit takes part in Red Sand Project: Participants pour red sand into sidewalk cracks to raise awareness of human trafficking. (Source: CBS 21)

• Nation/world: First shipment of Ukrainian grain leaves Odessa. (Source: UPI) Sinema holds key vote in Democrats’ climate, inflation deal. (Source: CNN) Pelosi starts Asian tour. (Source: AP) Deshaun Watson suspended for 6 games. (Source: NBC News) Lt. Uhura actor Nichelle Nichols dies at 89. (Source: CBS News) Basketball star Bill Russell dies at 88. (Source: NPR)