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Wednesday, June 5

From left, Bloomberg Harvard City Hall fellow Bryant Heng takes a photo of Mayor Danene Sorace, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and PennDOT Secretary Mike Carroll in Central Market on Tuesday, June 4, 2024. (Source: City of Lancaster)

• U.S. Transportation Secretary visits Lancaster: Pete Buttigieg was shown street improvements funded through a federal safety grant; he also visited Steelton and Harrisburg. (Source: ABC 27)

• PennDOT’s 511 system upgraded: New features include text alerts and personalization options. (Source: WITF)  

• County Government Center to remain closed through Friday: Staff are continuing to clean up following a water leak over the weekend. (Source: WGAL)  

• Warwick community reacts to superintendent’s resignation: At a school board meeting, members of the public praised outgoing district leader April Hershey. The teachers’ union president criticized the board for a lack of communication. (Source: LNP)  

• Lawmaker proposes $20 minimum wage: The bill offered by state Sen. Christine Tartaglione, D-Philadelphia, would give Pennsylvania the highest minimum wage in the U.S. (Source: Fox 43)

• Nation/world: Biden issues executive order limiting border asylum claims, authorizing deportations. (Source: CBS News) Amanda Knox reconvicted of slander. (Source: NPR) Gunman captured after shootout outside U.S. Embassy in Lebanon. (Source: AP) Trump asks judge to lift gag order in hush money case. (Source: ABC News) Heat dome roasts western U.S. (Source: CNN)