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Wednesday, July 27

Samuel Lazar, foreground, is seen in an online video image during the U.S. Capitol riot on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (Source:

• Closing arguments heard in school fair-funding case: Plaintiffs including the School District of Lancaster say Pennsylvania’s school funding is unconstitutionally inequitable. (Source: CBS 21)

• State Sens. Aument, Martin envision public funding for religious schools: They say the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carson v. Makin shifts the law and sets new precedent. (Source: LNP)

• Wawa to pay millions over data breach: An estimated 34 million debit and credit cards were compromised. (Source: WGAL)

• Accused Jan. 6 rioter Samuel Lazar marks one year in detention since arrest: He is accused of spraying a chemical irritant at police. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: Emails show Trump legal team knew electors were fake. (Source: NY Times) Doctor says she’s been harassed since providing abortion to raped 10-year-old. (Source: NPR) U.S. has 3,590 known monkeypox cases. (Source: ABC News) Fed poised to raise interest rates. (Source: CNBC) China warns of ‘strong measures’ if Pelosi visits Taiwan. (Source: UPI)