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Tuesday July 25th, 2023 morning edition

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Law enforcement officials announced new details Monday in the 1975 cold case murder of Gretchen Harrington of Marple Township, Delaware County.

According to court documents, Zandstra was charged with homicide, murder, kidnapping a minor and related offenses.

Harrington disappeared on Aug. 15, 1975, while on a walk from her Marple Township home to a Bible school less than a mile away.

Officials in Delaware County announced charges have been filed in the murder of Gretchen Harrington.

The victim was 8-years-old when she was abducted and killed on the way to bible school in Marple Township in 1975.

We are additionally grieved to hear that a CRC pastor has been arrested for the murder," read the statement.

A pair of authors with ties to the Philadelphia area, recently published a book on the cold case murder and officials said Monday their research helped crack this case. »

Biden administration sues Greg Abbott over floating border buoys in Rio Grande

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“This floating barrier poses threats to navigation and public safety and presents humanitarian concerns,” the official added.

“Additionally, the presence of the floating barrier has prompted diplomatic protests by Mexico and risks damaging US foreign policy.”.

In addition to warnings from the federal government, Mexico said it is investigating whether the wall violates international treaties surrounding the border. »

68% of Israeli startups taking legal and financial steps due to judicial overhaul

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The judicial overhaul has led 68% of Israeli startup companies to take active legal and financial steps, like withdrawing cash reserves, changing headquarter location outside Israel, relocation of employees and conducting layoffs, a survey by Start-Up Nation Central has shown.

The survey showed that there is significant lack of clarity regarding the expected horizon of recovery in Israel.

“Concerning trends like registering a company abroad or launching new start-ups outside Israel will be hard to reverse. »

USC student is youngest elected official in Los Angeles County

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After graduating from Culver City High School in 2021, he headed to Syracuse University in New York to start college.

Eager to see how the issues he’d championed while high school student body president were implemented, he tuned into Culver City school board meetings from afar.

He’s also the first Black man to serve on the Culver City school board. »

"100% coral mortality" found in coral reef restoration site off Florida as ocean temperatures soar

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The Coral Restoration Foundation said in one coral reef restoration site off the state's coast, the extreme temperatures have proved deadly.

"On July 20th, CRF teams visited Sombrero Reef, a restoration site we've been working at for over a decade.

The Coral Restoration Foundation has been on a mission to restore the reef, spending years planting and protecting various corals. »