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Monday, June 19

State Trooper Jacques Rougeau Jr. (Source: Pa. State Police)

• Drought expected to last several months: Pennsylvania isn’t expected to see much rainfall in the next few weeks. (Source: State Impact PA)

• Local legislators say state could do more to tackle housing crisis: They’re seeking additional funding for subsidy programs in the upcoming and succeeding state budgets. (Source: LNP

• Collapsed section of I-95 to reopen within two weeks, Gov. Shapiro says: President Joe Biden joined Shapiro for a flyover of the area Saturday. (Source: ABC 27)  

• State trooper shot and killed: Brandon Stine, of Thompsontown, Juniata County, killed Jacques Rougeau Jr., 29, and wounded James Wagner in a shootout Saturday. (Source: WGAL)

• Code Orange air alert issued for Susquehanna Valley: Smoke from Canadian wildfires continues to impair air quality here. (Source: PennLive

• Jury finds Pittsburgh synagogue shooter guilty on 63 counts: Jurors will now consider if Robert Bowers should be sentenced to life in prison or death row. (Source: WITF)

• Nation/world: More than 1 million dropped from Medicaid. (Source: AP) Secretary of State Blinken meets with China’s President Xi. (Source: UPI) 23 shot, 1 dead at Illinois Juneteenth event. (Source: ABC News) 2023 likely to be hottest year on record. (Source: CNN) Coast Guard seizes cocaine worth $186 million. (Source: CBS News)