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United Way of Lancaster County


Tuesday, Aug. 22

These items containing THC were seized during store raids by the Lancaster County Drug Task Force. (Source: Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office)

• Game Commission removing carp from Middle Creek Lake: The invasive species is damaging water quality and inhibiting biodiversity. (Source: WITF | LNP)

• Millersville U. garners $110 million over six-year fundraising campaign: The fundraiser was the largest in the university’s history. Proceeds will fund internships and student research, among other things. (Source: LNP)

• Bill would require utilities to remove ‘ghost poles’: It would give the Public Utility Commission authority over the thousands of poles statewide that are no longer in use. (Source: ABC 27)

• Rediscovered Thaddeus Stevens artifacts donated: The Historical Preservation Trust of Lancaster County delivered the items on Tuesday to LancasterHistory. They include Stevens’ wallet, a Bible and a law book. (Source: Fox 43)

• Vape company sues DA, Drug Task Force: Smooth Vape says county officials improperly seized thousands of dollars’ worth of THC-laced products in April. (Source: WITF | LNP)

• Nation/world: Biden tours Maui. (Source: UPI) First Republican presidential candidate debate is Wednesday, without Trump. (Source: USA Today) First defendant in Trump’s Georgia racketeering case surrenders. (Source: ABC News) Federal judge to hear arguments on Texas’ floating Rio Grande immigration barrier. (Source: AP) Biden administration launches income-based student loan repayment program. (Source: NPR)