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Tuesday, July 19

Lancaster County District Attorney Heather Adams, at podium in photo at right, announces the arrest of David Sinopoli, 68, in booking photo at left, in the murder of Linda Sue Biechler in 1975, at a press conference on Monday, July 18, 2022. (Source: Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office)

• Wolf administration unveils education workforce strategy: The plan has 50 steps to increase teacher numbers and diversity. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Minimum wage changes take effect next month: State law is adding protections for tipped workers, including a ban on employers deducting credit card processing fees from tips. (Source: WGAL)  

• Conestoga Valley delays decision on transgender athlete policy: The board plans to research state and federal policy before moving forward. (Source: LNP)  

• Man charged in cold case: David Sinopoli, 68, of Lancaster has been charged with the 1975 murder of Lindy Sue Biechler, 19, based on new DNA evidence. (Source: ABC 27)  

• Teen who killed sister to be tried as adult: A judge on Monday denied Claire Miller’s petition to move her case to juvenile court. Miller, 16, is accused of stabbing her disabled sister to death in February 2021. (Source: CBS 21)

• Nation/world: Biden to sign executive order on overseas detentions of U.S. citizens. (Source: ABC News) Uvalde parents lash out at school board. (Source: CBS News) Gas prices drop to two-month low. (Source: UPI) Britain experiences hottest day on record. (Source: NBC News)