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Tuesday, June 18

Guest services staff member Jesus Perez, left, and case worker Connor Doyle sit in Anchor Lancaster’s day center at First United Methodist Church in Lancaster on Wednesday, June 28, 2023. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

• Major heat wave arrives: Temperatures are expected to exceed 100 degrees on Friday and Saturday. (Source: CBS 21)

• Penn Manor School District votes against working with Independence Law Center: By a 5-4 vote, the school board elected not to move forward with a contract with the conservative pro bono firm. (Source: WGAL)

• Pa. Supreme Court to consider utility privatization case: The Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate says the Pennsylvania Utility Commission improperly approved the sale of Chester County’s sewer system to Aqua PA, saying the benefits are far outweighed by higher rates. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Anchor Lancaster reopens day center: It had closed due to lack of funding, but will open from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through Friday to offer refuge from the heat. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: Biden to announce protections for undocumented spouses of U.S. citizens. (Source: NBC News) Putin travels to North Korea for summit with Kim. (Source: AP) U.S. condemns China for ramming Philippine ship. (Source: CBS News) McDonalds to end AI drive-through test by late July. (Source: USA Today) Secret Service agent robbed at gunpoint. (Source: UPI) Celtics beat Mavericks to win NBA championship. (Source: ABC News)