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Tuesday, May 21

Gov. Josh Shapiro unveils the “Great American Getaway’ tourism initiative at PNC Field in Pittsburgh on Monday, May 20, 2024. (Source:

• Pa. launches tourism initiative: The ‘Great American Getaway’ summer tourism promotion targets the 72 million Americans who live within four hours of the state. (Source: Capital-Star

• Grandview Church expands to York County: The Lancaster-based LGBTQ-inclusive church held its first York service at the Belmont Theater. (Source: WGAL)

• Warwick to vote on Independence Law Center: The conservative pro bono center would advise the school district on LGBTQ policy. (Source: CBS 21)  

• Region plans Memorial Day celebrations: Events in Lancaster County include the Ephrata Rec 5K and a train ride at Stone Gables Estate. (Source: ABC 27) Meanwhile, police are advising people to be mindful of Pennsylvania’s fireworks laws. (Source: Fox 43)

• Nation/world: Iran begins funerals for President Raisi. (Source: NBC News) Netanyahu blasts ICC. (Source: ABC News) Defense begins in Trump case. (Source: NPR) Trump’s Truth Social account posts reference to ‘unified Reich.’ (Source: AP) OpenAI suspends use of voice that sounds like Scarlett Johansson. (Source: CBS News)