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Tuesday, June 25

The Hershey Bears take a team photo after winning the Calder Cup on Monday, June 24, 2024. (Source: Hershey Bears)

• State budget deadline nears with many issues unresolved: The new budget year starts July 1; negotiators must resolve differences on education and social services spending and the taxation and regulation of ‘skill games.’ (Source: WITF)

• Man sentenced to probation, $1 million restitution for Enola Low Grade Bridge arson: Maxxwell Ray Redman Jr., 24, of York, pleaded with Judge Dennis Reinaker to be spared jail time. (Source: LNP)

• Hershey Bears repeat as Calder Cup champions: The hockey team beat the Coachella Valley Firebirds 5-4. (Source: CBS 21)

• Gettysburg’s Little Round Top reopens: The site, the most visited section of the battlefield, had been closed for a $12.9 million restoration that took nearly two years. (Source: WGAL)

• House members to introduce bill to legalize marijuana: Co-sponsors Aaron Kaufer, R-Luzerne, and Emily Kinkead, D-Allegheny, say their proposal would create an equitable market for cannabis. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Nation/world: WikiLeaks’ Assange agrees to plea deal. (Source: USA Today) Israeli court rules against exempting ultra-Orthodox from military service. (Source: AP) China collects world’s first samples from far side of moon. (Source: NPR) ACLU sues Louisiana over Ten Commandments law. (Source: UPI) Courts pause parts of Biden student debt forgiveness plan. (Source: CNN) Florida Panthers win Stanley Cup. (Source: ESPN)