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Friday, March 15

Brother Frank Albrecht. (Source: Provided)

• ‘Brother Albrecht’ battles ALS: Frank Albrecht, a beloved counselor and mediator at McCaskey High School, is finishing his career in a wheelchair after being diagnosed with ‘Lou Gehrig’s disease’ last summer. (Source: LNP)

• Manheim Central School District distributes ‘Countdown to Kindergarten’ STEM boxes: The boxes contain school supplies and educational materials. (Source: CBS 21)

• Republican attorney general candidates debate: Dave Sunday and Craig Williams staked out positions on drug prosecutions, police-involved shootings and immigration. (Source: ABC 27)

• Behind budget negotiations, Pa.’s structural deficit persists: Projections by the Shapiro and the Independent Fiscal Office show that expenses will exceed revenues over the next five years. (Source: Spotlight PA)

• Controversy raises profile of drag queen story hour: More than 250 parents have reserved spots for the March 23 event. Meanwhile, Commissioner Ray D’Agostino urged library leaders in a letter to cancel the event. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: Judge says Georgia DA Willis can stay on case if Wade resigns. (Source: NPR) Schumer calls for elections in Israel. (Source: Axios) Russia holds ‘election.’ (Source: AP) James Crumbley convicted of involuntary manslaughter in son’s school shooting. (Source: ABC News) Cyberattack causes widespread McDonald’s outages. (Source: AP)