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Wednesday, June 12

Merrick Garland. (Source: U.S. Senate)

• Pa. unveils redesigned online mail-in ballot application: The portal, which has versions in English, Spanish and Chinese, can be used now to request ballots for the November general election. (Source: CBS 21)

• Millersville U., HACC sign agreement on nursing education: The agreement, which is to be formally signed this afternoon, allows students to take classes concurrently at the two institutions so they can complete a bachelor’s degree in nursing more quickly. (Source: ABC 27)

• Pa. Senate passes bills to create scholarships, grants: They are intended to make higher education more affordable and increase the pipeline of graduates in high-demand fields. (Source: Capital-Star)

• ‘A Concrete Rose’ announces closure: The bookstore and micro-winery is shutting down today after two years in business. The business is in a legal dispute with landlord SACA Development Corp. over back rent and related payments. (Source: ABC 27)

• Gov. Shapiro signs ‘Clean Slate 3.0’: The law, which took effect in December, allows expungement of criminal records for nonviolent drug felonies. (Source: Fox 43)

• Nation/world: Hunter Biden convicted. (Source: CNN) Inflation rate stays flat in May, holding at 3.3%. (Source: CNBC) House GOP to vote on holding Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt. (Source: NPR) Senate report says residential treatment centers for minors ‘treat children as payouts.’ (Source: NBC News) Chiquita found liable for funding terrorism. (Source: UPI) Baltimore port again at full capacity after bridge collapse. (Source: AP)