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Thursday, May 23

An auditorium at Franklin & Marshall College is set up for a presentation by the Lancaster Bird Club on Tuesday, May 21, 2024. (Source: Lancaster Bird Club)

• U.S. Women’s Open officials prepare for Conestoga kayakers: Kayaking is allowed past the Lancaster Country Club, but it will not be allowed to interfere with the tournament. (Source: ABC 27)

• Bird Club donates bird-safe glass to three buildings: The glass will go to the North Museum, the Climbers Run Nature Center and Raven Ridge Wildlife Center. The club is pushing Willow Valley Communities to use bird-safe glass when it builds its Mosaic skyscraper. (Source: LNP)

• Republicans sue Centre County over mail-in ballots: They say the county is improperly accepting ballots with mistakes on the return envelope. The issue raises questions about certifying elections on time when challenges are filed. (Source: WITF)

• Committee questions Game Commission ethics: A state audit found multiple shortcomings in the commission’s auditing and transparency practices, and House Game and Fisheries Committee member Rep. David Maloney, R-Berks, says his efforts to learn more about the commission’s recent leadership vote have been blocked. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Gov. Shapiro throws out first pitch at Stormers game: The governor is traveling across Pennsylvania to promote state’s the “Great American Getaway” tourism marketing initiative. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: China conducts military drills around Taiwan as ‘punishment.’ (Source: BBC News) At least 9 dead when stage collapses at political rally in Mexico. (Source: NPR) U.N. relief agency suspends aid to Rafah. (Source: UPI) British PM calls for July 4 election. (Source: NBC News) Judge blocks effort to sell Graceland. (Source: ABC News) Nikki Haley says she’ll vote for Trump. (Source: NPR) ‘Appeal to Justice’ flag reportedly flown at Justice Alito summer house. (Source: CNN)