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Tuesday, March 28

A Habitat for Humanity duplex made from concrete takes shape in Steelton on Monday, March 27, 2023. (Source: Dauphin County)

 Republicans file objections to ruling on school funding: A hearing is scheduled for May 22 on the complaints made by House Republican Leader Bryan Cutler and Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward. If they decide to appeal to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the case is expected to continue into 2024. (Source: LNP)

 Habitat for Humanity builds duplex with sustainable concrete in Steelton: One building is under way and one more is planned. They are part of a project to build 50 homes in 50 states using the energy-efficient material. (Source: ABC 27)

 Fire breaks out at former Wilbur Chocolate building: The fire was called in just before 7 p.m. at the Blackworth Live Fire & Grill in Lititz. (Source: CBS 21

 West Reading expected to extend disaster declaration: The action will allow ongoing access to resources for the response to the R.M. Palmer Co. explosion that killed seven people on Friday. (Source: WGAL) Meanwhile, state flags have been ordered to fly at half staff. (Source: WITF | AP)

 YTI opens culinary arts campus in East Hempfield Township: The site at 380 Centerville Road replaces a previous location, 3050 Hempland Road. (Source: LNP)

 Lt. Gov. Davis joins abortion rights partnership: He is among 22 Democratic lieutenant governors in the Reproductive Freedom Coalition, similar to the Reproductive Freedom Alliance formed by Democratic governors in February. (Source: Capital-Star)

 Nation/world: Nashville mourns in aftermath of school shooting. (Source: USA Today) 39 killed in fire at Mexican immigration facility. (Source: NPR) Netanyahu delays plan to overhaul Israel’s judiciary. (Source: U.S. News & World Report) North Carolina signs Medicaid expansion into law. (Source: AP) Musk says Twitter’s “recommended” feature will only use tweets from paid accounts. (Source: BBC News) Renewable electricity production surpasses coal in U.S. (Source: AP)