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Thursday, July 13

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• Pennsylvanians encouraged to assist firefly conservation efforts: Researchers are asking residents to count local firefly populations. Pesticides and loss of habitat are leading to reduced numbers. (Source: Fox 43)

• Capella U. contract to be reviewed next year before renewal: County commissioners made that change before signing off on the internship agreement Wednesday. (Source: LNP)

• 911 call centers seeking staff: There are positions open across central Pennsylvania, including the counties of Lancaster, Dauphin Lebanon and York. (Source: ABC 27)

• Bill would allow EMTs to leave Naloxone on scene: The bill, now before the state House after passing the Senate, would save lives and reduce the burden on ambulance services, proponents say. (Source :WITF)

• Broad Street Market vendors reopen: Fire gutted one building, but stands are open in the other and around the promenade. (Source: Fox 43)

• Republicans field write-in candidates in SDL board race: Former County Commissioner Paul Thibault and his wife, banker Sarah Thibault, join a third Republican candidate, Art Mann Sr., and will face five Democrats. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: FDA approves over-the-counter birth control pill. (Source: CNN) Actors’ union board to vote on strike. (Source: UPI) Fox News sued over groundless claims about Jan. 6 protestor. (Source: NPR) Data shows inflation easing. (Source: CNBC) Anchor, U.S.’ oldest craft brewery, to close. (Source: CNN) Minn. appeals court says Amish religious rights override gray-water septic mandate. (Source: AP)