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Wednesday, July 6

Michael Badriaki (Source: Lancaster Mennonite)

• Lancaster County man, charged in Jan. 6 attack, dead at 58: Michael Lopatic Jr., of Manheim Township, was accused of punching a police officer in the head. (Source: WGAL)

• Lancaster Mennonite school system appoints first Black superintendent: Michael Badriaki, 42, who has been serving as principal of Lancaster Mennonite’s middle school and high school, replaces interim superintendent Elaine Moyer. (Source: LNP)

• Pa. legislators resume budget negotiations: Party leaders said voting on the $42 billion deal could wrap up as soon as Friday. (Source: WITF | AP)

• Mastriano pushes debunked claim about nursing home deaths: The Republican candidate for Pa. governor says readmissions of Covid-19 patients under the Wolf administration’s policies caused thousands of deaths. Researchers say the actual cause was staff transmission. (Source: AP)

• Nation/world: Highland Park shooting suspect legally purchased his guns. (Source: NPR) Mississippi court rejects appeal, allows anti-abortion law to take effect. (Source: UPI) At least 220 killed by gunfire over July 4 holiday. (Source: CBS News) Grand jury subpoenas Rudy Giuliani, Lindsey Graham. (Source: ABC News) Officials call for evacuating 350,000 in eastern Ukraine. (Source: UPI)