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United Way of Lancaster County


Tuesday, June 7

The map, right, shows environmental grades for subregions of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Lancaster County is part of the Lower Susquehanna. (Source: University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science)

• Hempfield school board votes on transgender athlete policy: The district will require athletes to play on teams that correspond with their biological sex, with “reasonable accommodations.” (Source: LNP)

• Chesapeake Bay rated C+ on environmental report card: Trends are mixed, but overall, the watershed is improving, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s latest report said. (Source: StateImpact | AP)

• Pa. Senate passes election observer bill: The bill would remove county residency requirements for poll watchers and allow them into “any facility where votes are collected.” The bill passed 30-19, with all Republicans and one Democrat voting in favor. (Source: AP)

• Advocates extol child welfare professionals: The work isn’t well paid but it’s essential and rewarding, speakers said at a press conference in Harrisburg marking Child Welfare Professionals Awareness Week and Child Welfare Providers Awareness Week. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Gov. Wolf tests positive for Covid-19: The governor tweeted the diagnosis, saying his symptoms are mild. He previously tested positive in December 2020. (Source: WGAL)

• Man who took couple’s Pride flag identified: The police investigation remains ongoing and the individual has not been charged. (Source: LNP)

• National/world: Top Proud Boys charged with seditious conspiracy in Jan. 6 insurrection. (Source: CNN) Boris Johnson survives no-confidence vote. (Source: BBC) Uvalde teacher slams police response. (Source: ABC News) U.S., South Korea conduct air exercises to warn North Korea. (Source: UPI) Seven states hold primaries today. (Source: AP)