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Friday, April 8

Lebanon City Police Lt. William Lebo

Lebanon City Police Lt. William Lebo
Lebanon City Police Lt. William Lebo

• Services for slain Lebanon police officer: Lt. William Lebo is being honored with a procession before a funeral at 11 a.m. at The Giant Center in Hershey. Lebo was shot and killed in the line of duty March 31 when he and other officers responded to a domestic altercation. (Source: ABC 27)

• Quran printed in 1835 returns to Lancaster: It was acquired in January at auction through the joint efforts of Islamic Community Center of Lancaster and LancasterHistory. (Source: LNP)

• Area librarian, students testify on book bans: "Open-minded communication is not fostered when we start making individual, monolithic or one-sided decisions," Lancaster County librarian Samantha Hull told the U.S. House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. Conservative and parents' rights groups say it's appropriate to keep overly explicit books away from children. (Source: Fox 43)

• Senate candidate Dr. Oz values assets at $104 million to $422 million: If elected, it's possible he would be the Senate's wealthiest member. (Source: WITF | AP)

• National/world roundup: Russian missile strike kills at least 39 at Ukrainian train station. (Source: UPI) Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed to Supreme Court. (Source: U.S. News) Speaker Pelosi, Sen. Collins test positive for Covid-19. (Source: USA Today) Alabama legislature passes bills on trans health care, bathrooms. (Source: ABC News) Fire shuts down power for 1 million in Puerto Rico. (Source: AP)