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Monday, June 17

Jonathan Groff holds his Tony Award after his win on Sunday, June 16, 2024. (Source: Jonathan Groff Daily)

• Penn Manor School District mulls working with Independence Law Center: The item was added to the board’s agenda Friday in anticipation of its meeting at 7 p.m. tonight. The center advocates for conservative and religious-rights causes. (Source: LNP)

• Lancaster County native Jonathan Groff wins Tony Award: Groff won Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his role in “Merrily We Roll Along.” (Source: ABC 27)

• Study says Black Pennsylvanians are 50% less likely to receive naloxone: The Department of Health report said Black opioid overdoses increased by more than 50% from 2019 to 2021, while White overdoses stayed flat. (Source: WITF | WHYY)

• 19-year-old dies in Susquehanna River: William QuiQui did not resurface during a swim in Martic Township Saturday evening, officials said. (Source: WGAL)

• East Hempfield Township to consider resolution on immigration: The item, to be discussed at the board’s meeting Wednesday, would endorse upholding federal law but “not deal with sanctuary or non-sanctuary,” Chairman Thomas Bennett said on June 5. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: Netanyahu dissolves Israel’s war cabinet. (Source: BBC News) Millions brace for heat wave. (Source: NPR) Surgeon General recommends warnings on social media. (Source: AP) California battling multiple wildfires. (Source: UPI) Maryland governor pardons 175,000 marijuana convictions. (Source: CBS News)