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United Way of Lancaster County


Tuesday, Aug. 1


• Tonight is National Night Out: Police and fire departments are hosting events throughout Lancaster County. (Source: CBS 21)

• NASA rocket launch could be visible locally: The Antares launch is scheduled for 8:31 p.m. at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (Source: WGAL)

• Pa. budget remains in limbo over private school voucher funding: House Democrats say Senate President Pro Tem Kim Ward shouldn’t further delay signing the spending plan. (Source: ABC 27)

• Troubles continue for Pa.’s pandemic mortgage relief program: Fewer than 1,000 applications have been paid out since the Pa. Housing Finance Agency took over the Homeowner Assistance Fund from an underperforming contractor. (Source: Spotlight PA)

• Historic house in York County to be moved, preserved: Rutter’s will donate the Hoke House to Just for Today Recovery and Veterans Support Services for use as a community center. (Source: Fox 43)

• Nation/world: Coalition sues Oklahoma to stop nation’s first religious public charter school. (Source: AP) Drone raid damages Moscow skyscraper. (Source: UPI) Biden administration opens office to study long Covid. (Source: ABC News) Lori Vallow Daybell sentenced to life for killing her children. (Source: USA Today) CVS laying off 5,000. (Source: CNN) U.S. women’s soccer team limps into elimination round at World Cup with 0-0 draw against Portugal. (Source: Sports Illustrated) Pee-wee Herman creator Paul Rubens dies at 70. (Source: NPR)