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United Way of Lancaster County


Wednesday, July 19

(Source: City of Lancaster)

• Thaddeus Stevens College plans new four-story dormitory: The roughly $30 million project would house 162 students. (Source: LNP

• R.M. Palmer factory explosion blamed on gas leak: A fractured gas fitting has been cited in an update on the National Transportation Safety Board’s investigation into the March 24 blast. (Source: Fox 43)

• Long’s Park wetlands project wrapping up: The site filters water from the park and a nearby section of Route 30. (Source: LNP

• Pa. legislators propose abortion protections: The bills would prevent retaliation against people who travel from other states to Pennsylvania for abortions. (Source: Capital-Star

• Harrisburg creating location for displaced Broad Street Market vendors: A temporary site would be set up on a vacant lot near the fire-damaged property. (Source: Fox 43

• Trash hauler deluged by complaints: Some customers of Eagle Disposal say they’ve gone weeks without service. The company blames staffing shortages. (Source: LNP

• Nation/world: Michigan charges fake Trump electors with forgery. (Source: USA Today) Illinois Supreme Court upholds law ending cash bail. (Source: NBC News) Report alleges abuses at Texas border. (Source: Texas Public Radio) Louisiana legislator overturns veto of bill banning gender-affirming care for minors. (Source: UPI) Women denied abortions in Texas seek clarity on exceptions. (Source: ABC News | AP) This summer’s heat is only a preview, scientists say. (Source: CNN)