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United Way of Lancaster County


Tuesday, March 12

Ariel Henry, former prime minister of Haiti.

• Lancaster County Planning Commission opposes Cuffs Run project: In a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the commission said the plan poses “a grave threat to the area’s irreplaceable natural and cultural heritage.”
(Source: LNP)

• Bill would mandate Holocaust education: Proposed by state Sen. Doug Mastriano, the bill would require “age-appropriate” education about the Holocaust. A 2017 survey showed 90% of schools already incorporate it in their curriculum. (Source: WGAL)

• Highmark lays off 108 statewide: Workers said they were given no notice and immediately locked out of the company’s computer system. (Source: ABC 27)

• Sen. Bob Casey, David McCormick to battle for U.S. Senate seat: Successful challenges removed their potential opponents from the ballot in the May primary, leaving them the sole Democrat and Republican listed. (Source: Capital-Star)

• U-Haul breaks ground for storage facility: The site at 1985 State Road, East Hempfield Township, will have 1,295 climate-controlled self-storage units. (Source: AP)

• Nation/world: Haitian prime minister resigns amid turmoil. (Source: UPI) Consumer prices rose 3.2% in February. (Source: NBC News) Pro-Ukrainian militants enter Russia. (Source: ABC News) Oregon reverses course on decriminalizing drugs. (Source: CNN) Hur to testify about classified documents report. (Source: NPR) Two arrested in Philadelphia bus stop shooting. (Source: AP) New Mexico man dies of bubonic plague. (Source: USA Today)