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Wednesday, April 12

Elon Musk, left, speaks with BBC reporter James Clayton during an interview on Tuesday, April 11, 2023. (Source: BBC News)

 LG Health awards 4% raises: The extra money will go to an undisclosed number of “eligible” employees and follows several dozen layoffs announced last month. (Source: LNP)

 Activists want Lancaster to adopt Trust Act’ ordinance: It would prevent city police from asking about anyone’s immigration status. City police already have such a policy, but it is not part of City Code. (Source: ABC 27)

 Judge Wright to miss today’s Election Board meeting: Jeffery Wright has come down with Covid-19, which means the board, which is considering a resolution on ballot curing, is down to two: Commissioner John Trescot and former county solicitor Christina Hauser. (Source: LNP)  

 Family files lawsuit over West Reading candy factory explosion: R.M. Palmer Co. ignored warnings of a gas leak, the family of victim Judith Lopez-Moran alleges. (Source: AP

 Advocates seek defunding of crisis pregnancy centers: Planned Parenthood says the organization Real Alternatives should not be eligible for state dollars. (Source:  Capital-Star)

 Nation/world: Inflation eased in March, data shows. (Source: CNBC) White House calls mix of fentanyl, veterinary drug an ’emerging threat.’ (Source: NBC News) In interview, Musk calls owning Twitter ‘painful.’ (Source: BBC News) EPA regulations aim to force transition to electric cars. (Source: NPR) Biden calls for maintaining Irish peace framework. (Source: UPI) Body camera footage released from Louisville shooting. (Source: ABC News)