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United Way of Lancaster County


Monday, May 8

Pennsylvania’s state bird, the ruffed grouse. (Source: Pa. Game Commission)

 Gov. Shapiro’s proposed budget would change public health: It would increase funding for city and county public health departments; establish a Division of Maternal Health to combat maternal mortality; and tax recreational marijuana if and when it becomes legal. (Source: Spotlight PA)

 New bus shelters coming on Red Rose Transit routes: The 30 shelters will have solar-powered lights. (Source: LNP

 Climate change threatens Pa.’s state bird, tree, fish: Higher temperatures are promoting invasive species at the expense of the ruffed grouse, eastern hemlock and brook trout. (Source: State Impact PA)

 Inmate dies at Dauphin County Prison: Robert Enck, 60, was found unresponsive around 10:30 a.m. Sunday. (Source: CBS 21)

 Rain bringing drought to an end: Lancaster County is still “abnormally dry,” but recent rains have moved it out of “moderate drought” conditions. (Source: ABC 27)

 Nation/world: Victims ID’d in Texas mall shooting. (Source: NBC News) Border crossings surging as Title 42 ends. (Source: AP) Trump won’t testify in Jean Carroll trial. (Source: ABC News) 8 dead as SUV plows into bus stop in Texas. (Source: Voice of America) Yellen: ‘No good options’ if Congress doesn’t raise debt ceiling. (Source: AP)