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Monday, June 12

A section of Interstate 95 that collapsed due to a truck fire is seen on Sunday, June 11, 2023. (Source:

• Food banks gear up for summer: Demand on them increases because school is out, so children aren’t receiving free breakfasts and lunches. (Source: CBS 21)

• Gov. Shapiro to issue disaster declaration over I-95 collapse in Philadelphia: The highway is expected to be closed for months at the site where a tanker-truck fire collapsed an overpass. (Source: NBC 10)

• Pa. lawmakers at odds on major budget issues as deadline nears: Republicans say the plan passed by House Democrats “raises substantial concerns” and risks draining the state’s reserves. (Source: Spotlight PA)

• Grant funds summer camp for Lebanon city children: The Lebanon YMCA said the $127,000 allocation will provide for more than 200 kids. (Source: CBS 21)

• Anti-abortion activists challenge Harrisburg buffer zone: They contend in federal court that the city’s enforcement of a 20-foot no-protest zone conflicts with precedential rulings. (Source: WITF)

• Rep. Smith-Wade-El takes part in Pride event at White House: Smith-Wade-El is the co-sponsor of a bill to add sexual orientation or gender identity to Pennsylvania’s anti-discrimination law. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: Trump heading to Florida for arraignment. (Source: ABC News) JP Morgan settles with Epstein victims. (Source: CNBC) Ukraine reclaims four villages in Donetsk. (Source: UPI) Silvio Berlusconi dies at 86. (Source: Reuters) George Soros hands reins to son, Alex. (Source: NBC News) Students’ climate lawsuit gets hearing in Montana. (Source: NPR) U.S. to rejoin UNESCO. (Source: Voice of America) Analysis: 10% of Covid-19 relief stolen or wasted. (Source: AP)