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Thursday, March 2

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket is seen on the launch pad a few hours before takeoff on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. (Source: SpaceX)

• SDL board split on superintendent vote: Four of the school board’s nine members now say they are backing acting Superintendent Matt Przywara over the initially announced pick, Rocky Torres. (Source: LNP)

• State tax credit proposed to encourage four-day work weeks: The initiative would be rolled out as a pilot program, according to co-sponsor state Rep. Dave Madsen, D-Dauphin. (Source: WGAL)

• State Rep. Mike Zabel identified as accused sexual harasser: Lobbyist Andi Perez said the Delaware County Democrat is the individual, previously unnamed, whom she accused in January of caressing her leg in 2019. (Source: AP)

• Southeast activists seek more say in city government: Aspiring City Council candidates from the neighborhood say they are being denied Democratic Committee endorsements due to a “clique” mentality. (Source: LNP)

• Solar co-op launches in Lancaster: Solar United Neighbors organizes solar customers in order to secure group discounts from solar panel vendors. The Lancaster chapter is seeking to enroll 100 members by the end of July. (Source: Fox 43)

• Nation/world: Top U.S., Russian diplomats meet. (Source: CBS News) California declares weather emergency. (Source: ABC News) Tennessee poised to restrict drag shows. (Source: CNN) Trump to headline CPAC. (Source: UPI) SpaceX launches mission to International Space Station. (Source: AP)