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United Way of Lancaster County


Wednesday, Oct. 11

A scene from the 2023 Pennsylvania Latino Convention. (Source: Pa. Latino Convention)

• Providers warn of childcare crisis: With aid from the American Rescue Plan Act running out, the industry’s structural problems are becoming critical, advocates say. (Source: WITF)

• Department of Education moves back into ‘the Forum’: The building, the department’s home until 1979, required $90 million in renovations. (Source: CBS 21)

• FIFA reps visit Lancaster: They were here to promote the 2026 World Cup, which will take place in Philadelphia. (Source: WGAL)

• Lancaster’s Swan Hotel is for sale: The Lancaster County Convention Center Authority is offering the building at the southeast corner of Queen and Vine streets. (Source: ABC 27)

• Latinos discuss representation, social issues: WITF interviewed nine community leaders during the Pennsylvania Latino Convention. (Source: WITF)

• Nation/world: Israel-Hamas war continues; evidence emergence of massacre at kibbutz. (Source: CBS News) Santos faces 10 new felony charges. (Source: NPR) Another earthquake strikes Afghanistan. (Source: ABC News) U.S. announces $200 million military aid package for Ukraine. (Source: UPI) ACT test scores are at 30-year low. (Source: AP) FTC proposes ban on ‘junk fees.’ (Source: NBC News)