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Monday, May 2

Lancaster Central Market (Source: City of Lancaster)

Lancaster Central Market (Source: City of Lancaster)
Lancaster Central Market (Source: City of Lancaster)

• Central Market Trust executive director's plans go 'beyond market walls': Melissa Siwec, hired in March to lead the organization that manages the Lancaster landmark, envisions expanding the brand with initiatives such as a food truck or shopper service. (Source: LNP)

• After-school drag show prompts investigation: Hempfield High School and school district administrators are investigating reports of an after-hour drag show with inappropriate content, held for the school's Gay Sexuality Alliance Club. An employee has been placed on administrative leave and the district has apologized. (Source: Fox 43)

• Commission seeks to strengthen LGBTQ+ protections: The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission proposes defining sex discrimination as discrimination on the basis of "pregnancy status, childbirth status, breastfeeding status, sex assigned at birth, gender identity or expression, affectional or sexual orientation, and differences in sex development." (Source: Capital-Star)

• Former AG Kane jailed on alleged probation violation: Kathleen Kane allegedly violated the terms of her probation by driving under the influence in March. (Source: AP)

• National/world: Mariupol civilians evacuate; Pelosi meets Zelensky. (Source: NPR) World Covid-19 deaths drop to lowest level since start of pandemic. (Source: UPI) Pediatricians' group moves to eliminate race-based guidance. (Source: NBC News) Researchers to examine the Clotilda, last ship to deliver slaves to U.S. (Source: AP) Naomi Judd dead at 76. (Source: CNN)