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United Way of Lancaster County


Thursday, Sept. 1

(Source: Pa. Dept. of Environmental Protection)

• OSHA to investigate Martin’s Potato Rolls building collapse: The Tuesday afternoon incident killed Steven Garrett Graby, 30, of Washington Boro, Lancaster County. (Source: WGAL)

• County extends employment incentives for Children & Youth, prison: The county commissioners kept wage increases in place and extended a hiring bonus for prison hires through December. (Source: LNP)

• Drought watch issued for eastern, central Pa.: The warning covers 36 counties, including three that border Lancaster: Berks, Dauphin and Lebanon. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Nursing home workers threaten to strike: They say two nursing home chains, Comprehensive and Priority, should put their new state funding toward raising salaries. They’re also seeking increased labor protections. (Source: Spotlight PA)

• Advocates push for Clean Slate expansion: The legislation would seal most drug felonies automatically after 10 years if an individual remains law-abiding. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Nation/world: Student test scores plummet in pandemic’s wake. (Source: CNN) Trump, DOJ to present arguments today in hearing on review of seized documents. (Source: ABC News) Democrat Mary Peltola defeats Palin in Alaska special election. (Source: UPI) Republicans look to sue Biden over student debt relief. (Source: Washington Post) Cellphone tracking tool offers police ‘mass surveillance on a budget.’ (Source: AP)