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Friday, Sept. 22

The NAACP Lancaster branch celebrates its 100th anniversary at the Holiday Inn Lancaster on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023. Inset: Sir Dominique Jordan performs on the hotel’s terrace. (Photos: Brian Nguyen)

• Lancaster NAACP celebrates 100th anniversary: The organization’s gala was “exhilarating, empowering and hopeful,” attendee Judi Windom said. (Source: WGAL)

• Dave McCormick announces Senate run: The former hedge fund CEO, who lives in Connecticut, launched his campaign Thursday in Pittsburgh. (Source: ABC 27)

• Chester County Prison plans security upgrades: The project, budgeted at $2.5 million to $3.5 million, comes in the wake of murderer Danelo Cavalcante’s high-profile escape. (Source: AP)

• Horns for Hearts concert to benefit Water Street MissionThe show starts at 5 p.m. Saturday at Phantom Power in Millersville. (Source: LNP)

• Planned Parenthood launches TV campaign targeting Pa. Supreme Court race: It calls Republican candidate Carolyn Carluccio a threat to reproductive rights. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Nation/world: Republican rightists scuttle plan to avert federal shutdown. (Source: CNN) Ukraine strikes Russian naval base. (Source: CBS News) Two high school band students dead in charter bus crash. (Source: AP) Seattle urges 1.5 million residents to conserve water. (Source: UPI) Ads coming to Amazon Prime. (Source: AP) Rupert Murdoch, 92, steps down as head of Fox and News Corp. (Source: CNN) 911 call from F-35 crash released. (Source: NBC News) Biden creates White House office on gun violence prevention. (Source: NPR)