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Thursday, June 6

From left, French First Lady Brigitte Macron, French President Emmanuel Macron, U.S. President Joe Biden and U.S. First Lady Jill Biden walk on stage during ceremonies to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day, Thursday, June 6, 2024, in Normandy, France. (Source: White House)

• Rep. Scott Perry appointed to House Intelligence Committee: Perry, a central Pennsylvania Republican, is under investigation for his role in attempting to overturn the 2020 election. (Source: Capital-Star)  

• Local leaders want to revive ‘VOAD’: Highly active after Tropical Storm Lee in 2011, participation in Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters has since dwindled. (Source: ABC 27)  

• Courthouse workers seeking raises: An arbitration hearing is scheduled Friday between Lancaster County and Laborers’ International Union of North America Local 1310, which represents about 130 court employees. (Source: LNP)  

• LGBTQ+ lobbying group Fairness PA launches: The organization is Pennsylvania’s first full-time lobbying group devoted to LGBTQ+ issues. (Source: WITF)

• Gov. Shapiro signs ‘Paul Miller’s Law’: The legislation allows police to ticket drivers using handheld devices. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Nation/world: Biden commemorates D-Day’s 80th anniversary in Normandy. (Source: USA Today) Israel kills dozens in airstrike on Gaza school building. (Source: UPI) Possible tornadoes touch down in Maryland. (Source: ABC News) SpaceX launches fourth Starship test flight. (Source: USA Today) Deportations begin under new asylum rule. (Source: AP) European Central Bank cuts interest rates. (Source: CNBC)