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Thursday, March 23

Chancellor Daniel Greenstein of the Pa. State System of Higher Education. (Source:

• State system universities seek 3.8% increase in state funding: That would be enough for the system, which includes Millersville University, to hold tuition flat, Chancellor Daniel Greenstein said. (Source: Capital-Star) Penn State, Pitt, Lincoln and Temple, conversely, said they might raise tuition even with a 7.1% increase in support. (Source: Capital-Star)

Gun control rally planned today in Harrisburg: The fifth March for Our Lives will kick off at noon. (Source: ABC 27)

• Pre-bid meeting for prison project draws 15 firms: Architectural and engineering companies that were not present can be part of the project if they partner with one that was. The deadline to submit a proposal is April 12. (Source: LNP)

• Contractors break ground for apartment building: The 12-story Queen Street Apartments will have one-and two-bedroom units, 142 in all. Construction is expected to take about a year. (Source: WGAL)

• North Plum Street lots remain owners’ responsibility: Lancaster city said it will plant grass after it finishes tearing down the abandoned row homes damaged in a fire last week. Thereafter, the owners are obligated to maintain the lots. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: TikTok CEO testifies to Congress. (Source: CBS News) Teen suspect in high school shooting found dead. (Source: NBC News) EU poised to approve providing artillery ammunition to Ukraine. (Source: AP) Court rules Trump lawyer must testify in classified documents case. (Source: UPI) DeSantis to expand “Don’t Say Gay” law to all grades. (Source: AP)