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Wednesday, Sept. 27

The Walnut Street Extension. (Source: Greenfield Lancaster)

• Greenfield housing development on hold: High Real Estate Group says interest rates and construction costs make it impractical to build the 628-unit Greenfield North project right now. (Source: LNP) Meanwhile, the 1.2-mile Walnut Street Extension to the site is set to open Friday. (Source: LNP)

• Pa. crafting economic development strategy: Components include streamlining approvals, addressing a shortage of shovel-ready locations, revitalizing downtowns and supporting high-growth economic sectors. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Counties want 911 surcharge increased: The $1.65 charge is set to expire next year unless the legislature extends it. (Source: WGAL)

• Sen. Bob Casey joins call for Menendez to resign: “Public service is a sacred trust,” the Pennsylvania Democrat said in a statement Tuesday. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Hundreds to rally in Harrisburg for mental health: They want more state funding for treatment and higher wages for practitioners. (Source: Fox 43)

• Nation/world: North Korea expels U.S. Pvt. Travis King. (Source: NBC News) Judge rules Trump committed fraud, cancels his business licenses. (Source: AP) FTC sues Amazon, alleging antitrust violations. (Source: U.S. News | Reuters) Crowds of teens loot stores in Philadelphia. (Source: Philly Voice) GOP presidential candidates, sans Trump, to debate tonight at Reagan Library. (Source: ABC News)