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Wednesday, Sept. 28

Hurricane Ian as seen from the International Space Station on Monday. (Source: ISS)

• County fields multiple ‘cast vote record’ requests: At least nine such requests have come in since conspiracy theorist Mike Liddell called on Trump supporters to demand the records at a mid-August rally. All have been denied under Pennsylvania’s voting confidentiality laws. (Source: LNP)

• Neighbors say drag racing led to Lancaster city crash: Residents said a car was clearly speeding when it struck a utility pole shortly after 2 a.m. Monday on East Walnut Street. (Source: WGAL)

• In 2019, Mastriano said women getting abortions should be charged with murder: His comments came in a radio interview with WITF. (Source: NBC News)

• Conestoga Valley opens Huesken Middle School: Construction delays had pushed back the opening, originally slated for before the start of the school year. (Source: LNP)

• Philly mayor bans guns at city parks, rec facilities: The executive order is an attempt to limit gun violence without falling foul of state pre-emption laws. (Source: WESA | AP)

• Nation/world: Hurricane Ian bears down on Florida. (Source: CNN) U. of Idaho bars staff from making abortion referrals. (Source: ABC News) Biden stands firm on 125,000 refugee cap for 2023. (Source: UPI) Churches lobbied to preserve exemption from sex abuse reporting. (Source: AP) U.S. releases money for EV infrastructure buildout. (Source: NPR)