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Tuesday, March 7

A guest at the Pa. State Museum examines the 1681 Penn Charter during Charter Day in this 2013 file photo. (Source: Pa. State Museum)

• Pa. Senate committee advances bill to ban TikTok from state devices: The Senate Communications and Technology Committee says the app is a security risk. (Source: Capital-Star)

• PCAD gets $400,000 grant for Chameleon Club project: The funding from the High Foundation will support the Pa. College of Art & Design’s conversion of the former music venue into student housing and a creative hub. (Source: LNP)

• Pa. displays Penn charter for its 342nd birthday: The charter from King Charles II granting Pennsylvania to William Penn will be on display at the State Museum in Harrisburg through March 17. (Source: ABC 27)

• What to listen for in Gov. Shapiro’s budget address: The governor is expected to emphasize education and making Pennsylvania welcoming to cutting-edge tech firms. (Source: AP)

• Speaker McClinton calls for due process in harassment case: At least three people have accused Pa. Rep. Mike Zabel, D-Delaware, of sexual harassment. (Source: WITF)

• Hershey’s debuts plant-based candy: The new Reese’s Plant Based Peanut Butter Cups are Hershey’s first widely available vegan product. (Source: AP)

• Nation/world: Four Americans kidnapped in Mexico. (Source: CBS News) China’s Xi complains of U.S. “suppression.” (Source: ABC News) 23 charged with domestic terrorism over incident at Atlanta police training facility. (Source: UPI) Biden proposes tax increase on high earners to shore up Medicare. (Source: NPR) Pence fights subpoena. (Source: CNN)