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Friday, April 19

Kiki Jefferson (Source: JMU)

• WNBA team drafts former Lancaster Catholic Star Kiki Jefferson: Jefferson is the Lancaster-Lebanon league’s No. 2 all-time scorer. (Source: LNP)

• Pa. to move its standardized student testing online: The Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) and the Keystone Exams will be 100% online by 2026, Gov. Josh Shapiro said. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Construction workers killed in crash identified: Jesse McKenzie, 24, Robert Hampe, 42, and Philson Hinebaugh III, 24, died early Wednesday on Interstate 83 in Fairview Township, police said. (Source: Fox 43)

• Bill would allow Pa. House to cancel absentee voting: The rule would allow a committee to determine if a legislator is incapacitated. House Republicans this week objected to continuing absentee voting by Rep. Kevin Boyle (D-Philadelphia), who faces an arrest warrant. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Nation/world: Israel conducts apparent drone strike on Iran. (Source: AP) House Rules Committee advances Israel, Ukraine aid bills. (Source: UPI) U.S. vetoes Palestinian bid for UN recognition. (Source: CNN) Biden administration releases Title IX overhaul. (Source: USA Today) 12 of 18 jurors selected in Trump trial. (Source: NPR) Police arrest 100 at Columbia U. pro-Palestinian protest. (Source: UPI) Taylor Swift releases The Tortured Poets Department. (Source: Forbes)