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Thursday, April 14

Elon Musk

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• Poverty in Lancaster County decreased through 2020: The county's poverty rate was 9.1% in the period 2015-2020, the 12th lowest in Pennsylvania. The statistic reflects before-tax income and does not fully factor in the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: LNP)

• Bone-marrow registration drive at Millersville U.: Football team members encouraged passers-by to sign up on Be the Match. (Source: WGAL)

• Pa. House passes Whole Milk Act: The legislation would allow schools to serve Pennsylvania-sourced whole milk and 2% milk, defying a federal regulation requiring them to serve skim milk only. (Source: ABC 27)

• Opioid settlement funds expected this summer: Pennsylvania is in line to receive just over $1 billion, but some are skeptical about whether the money will be put to effective use. (Source: CBS 21)

• National/world: Russian warship evacuated after sustaining damage. (Source: UPI) Elon Musk makes $43 billion offer for Twitter. (Source: NPR) Kentucky legislature overrides veto, enacts no-exception abortion ban. (Source: Reuters) NYC subway shooting suspect to appear in court. (Source: ABC News) Grand Rapids police release video showing fatal shooting at traffic stop. (Source: USA Today)