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Tuesday, March 26

The Francis Scott Key Bridge lies in ruins after being struck by a cargo ship on Tuesday, March 26, 2024. (Source: Harford County Fire & EMS)

• Police say suspicious package at Lancaster Public Library contained coloring books: The package had been identified during a K-9 sweep of the library Saturday morning. Meanwhile, the search continues for the sender of email threats targeting organizers of Saturday’s drag queen story hour, which was canceled. (Source: WGAL) Lancaster Pride says Commissioner Josh Parsons is to blame for inciting opposition to the event. (Source: CBS 21)

• Pa. House Republicans push voter ID: They plan to file a discharge petition to force a vote on a constitutional amendment requiring it. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Breeze Airways to offer Lancaster-Orlando flights: The twice-a-week flights will begin in early October, with one-way trips starting at $79. (Source: LNP)

• Harrisburg struggling with homelessness: Dauphin County Commissioner George Hartwick said mental health and addiction treatment services are in acute need of more funding. (Source: CBS 21)

• Nation/world: Cargo ship hits Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, collapsing it. (Source: USA Today) Assange wins temporary reprieve from extradition. (Source: NBC News) Feds raid houses of Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs. (Source: NPR) Netanyahu cancels delegation to U.S. after U.N. ceasefire vote. (Source: CBS News) Trump’s Truth Social begins trading on Nasdaq. (Source: AP)