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Tuesday, Oct. 17

(Source: Consumer World)

• Pa. House keeps bill to move 2024 primary in play: It would make the date March 19. (Source: Capital-Star) Meanwhile, lawmakers are calling for making Pennsylvania’s primaries open, allowing voters who aren’t Republicans or Democrats to participate. (Source: ABC 27)

• Teen, 17, dies by suicide at Prince Street Garage: The death is the first since safety fences were installed in 2015. (Source: WGAL)

• Thousands rally at Harrisburg March for Life: The rally pushed for restrictions on abortion like those imposed in other states since the repeal of Roe v. Wade. (Source: CBS 21)

• Pink Party organized to fight breast cancer: The fundraiser begins at 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Woodcrest Retreat. (Source: LNP)

• Reese’s accused of illegal sweepstakes: As reported by Consumer World, Reese’s is offering a $25,000 prize, and its candy packaging says “See details inside.” Companies must clearly state that no purchase is necessary to enter such contests. (Source: AP)

• Stolen ‘Gettysburg’ script returned: The autographed script had been swiped from an auction. The Adams County Historical Society is not pressing charges. (Source: ABC 27)

• Nation/world: Biden to visit Israel as war continues. (Source: CBS News) House GOP to vote on Rep. Jordan nomination for speaker. (Source: AP) Police in Brussels kill gunman suspected of killing two Swedes. (Source: CNN) Government agrees to settlement with migrant families separated at border. (Source: NPR) India’s Supreme Court declines to legalize same-sex marriage. (Source: AP) Teen arrested in fatal shooting of police officer at Philadelphia Airport. (Source: UPI)