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Community Members Unite for Second Annual State College Pride Celebration.

State College Man Severely Injured in Car-Bicycle Crash.

State police release results of ‘Camo Cop’ detail in Cambria County.

The “Summer Lovin Food Truck Festival” is back Sundays along with a beer garden and the public is invited to join.

The festival goes on from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. every second and fourth Sunday of the month throughout summer at the Pleasant Valley Bowling Parking lot off of 17th Street in Altoona.

A framework deal to reduce gun violence is being agreed to by a bi-partisan group of senators. The agreement announced Sunday includes enhanced review for gun buyers under the age of 21 and incentives for states to enact “red flag” laws among other provisions. President Biden quickly praised the proposal, saying if passed it would be “the most significant gun safety legislation” in Congress in decades.

Actor Matthew McConaughey is thanking the bipartisan group of senators who agreed to the framework for gun control policies.  In a statement posted on social media, McConaughey said, “For the first time in 30 years, “something” has happened.”  The actor was born in Uvalde, Texas, where last month’s elementary school massacre took place.

The next public hearing on last year’s Capitol riot is set to happen later this morning.  California Democrat Zoe [[ zo ]] Lofgren says the hearing will focus on the “false narrative” that the 2020 presidential election was stolen.  Lofgren is a member of the January 6th House select committee. 

The Navy will being to conduct safety screenings on all aircraft units that aren’t deployed.  They’ll start today following three crashes in Southern California this month, including two that were fatal.  Over the weekend, the Navy announced a “safety pause” to review how risks and errors factor into aircraft operations. 

Nevada will be in the spotlight as primaries will be held in four states tomorrow.  Democratic Senator Catherine Cortez Masto is expected to easily turn back several challengers.  Tuesday is also Primary Day in South Carolina, North Dakota, and Maine.

McDonald’s replacement in Russia is getting set to open.  The new Russian chain’s name translates into Tasty-period, or Tasty and That’s It.  All 62-thousand workers employed by McDonald’s before its exit are being offered jobs, with the goal of  having opened 200 stores by the end of the month.


Three people are dead and three are hospitalized after getting shot at a warehouse party in Boyle Heights in Los Angeles. Police believe multiple people opened fire at about 12:40 Sunday morning. 

Sports

Wide Receiver Yazeed Haynes Commits to Penn State Football’s 2023 Recruiting Class.

MLB – The Phillies to Arizona, 13-1. The Braves over the Pirates, 5-3.

NHL – Tampa Bay eliminated the Rangers with a 2-1 win yesterday. TB wins the series. 4 games to 2.