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Friday, March 8

President Biden waves after delivering the State of the Union address to Congress on Thursday, March 7, 2024. (Source: White House)

• Property owners give up on Oregon Village project: In a court filing, the Hurst brothers say will no longer appeal the project’s 2022 rejection by the Manheim Township Board of Commissioners. (Source: LNP)

• County Career & Technology Center closed due to threat on social media: A tipster on the Safe2Say app said students made concerning comments to a staff member on Snapchat. (Source: Fox 43)

• ACLU sues York County over election transparency: The county only allows credentialed representatives of a candidate or political organization to witness vote counting, which the ACLU say violates state law. (Source: WITF)

• Amos Miller seeks permission to sell raw milk outside Pennsylvania: In a court filing, the Amish farmer suggests the state’s food safety laws don’t apply beyond its borders. (Source: ABC 27)

• Ethics Committee won’t investigate Sen. Mastriano: Sen. Art Haywood, D-Philadelphia, had filed a complaint asking the committee to examine Mastriano’s involvement in President Trump’s effort to overturn the 2020 election. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Nation/world: Biden delivers defiant State of the Union. (Source: CBS News) February labor stats: 275,000 new jobs, 3.9% unemployment rate. (Source: CNBC) UN council says Israel’s West Bank settlement plans constitute war crimes. (Source: UPI) Judge won’t allow Trump to delay settlement payment to E. Jean Carroll. (Source: NPR | AP) Pentagon review finds no evidence of alien contact or coverups. (Source: ABC News)