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Monday, May 6

In this image from online video, Millersville University President Daniel Wubah speaks during commencement exercises on Saturday, May 4, 2024. (Source: Millersville U.)

• Manheim Central students learn horticulture at high school greenhouse: Vegetables, herbs and flowers grown in the school’s greenhouse management class are available for sale this Friday and Saturday. (Source: ABC 27)

• Kunzler & Co. negotiating potential takeover: Clemens Food Group is in talks to acquire the Lancaster-based pork processor. (Source: LNP)

• Team PA paid for Gov. Shapiro to attend sporting events: The public-private economic development group’s “Pennsylvania Growth Partnership” paid $12,194.64 for the governor to attend six games, including the 2023 Super Bowl. (Source: Spotlight PA)

• Plans suspended for plastics chemical recycling plant near Danville: Houston-based Encina Development Group had planned to spend $1.1 billion on the project, but environmentalists and local activists raised concerns about pollution and the company’s technology. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Millersville U. Class of 2024 graduates: Most had had their high school graduations disrupted by the pandemic. (Source: Fox 43)

• Dickinson College drops commencement speaker: Students protested the school’s decision to invite talk show host Michael Smerconish, objecting to his 2004 book “Flying Blind.” (Source: CBS 21)

• Nation/world: Israel orders evacuations in Rafah. (Source: CBS News) Columbia U. cancels main commencement. (Source: AP) Sen. Tim Scott repeatedly dodges question about accepting election results. (Source: USA Today) Bodies in Mexico identified as missing tourists. (Source: CNN) Trump trial resumes. (Source: NBC News)