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Friday, March 10

The Oscar Meyer Weinermobile is seen parked at the Lancaster Marriott in Penn Square on Thursday, March 9, 2023. (Source: Lancaster Marriott)

• HDC MidAtlantic seeks dismissal of affordable housing lawsuit: The nonprofit says it could lose state funding if the lawsuit filed by neighbors of the proposed Apartments at College Avenue isn’t resolved by May 31. (Source: LNP)

• Advocacy community reacts to Shapiro budget proposal: Comments from lobbying groups representing law enforcement, health, education and other constituencies were largely positive. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Hempfield School District closes middle school locker rooms: Lancaster Parents of transgender male eighth grader Ollie Wenditz said the district’s action was “exclusionary and discriminatory.” (Source: LNP)

•  County mental health departments call proposed funding boost a ‘down payment’: It would be welcome, but would not offset a decade of flat funding, they said. (Source: WITF)

• Wienermobile visits Lancaster: It spent Thursday at the Lancaster Marriott in Penn Square, where fans could step inside the Oscar Meyer branded vehicle and take pictures. (Source: ABC 27)

• Nation/world: Gunman kills 6 at Jehovah’s Witness hall in Germany. (Source: AP) Iran, Saudi Arabia to resume diplomatic relations. (Source: NPR) China’s Xi re-elected to third term. (Source: UPI) Manhattan DA invites Trump to testify in porn star hush money case. (Source: ABC News) More snow, rain to batter California. (Source: NBC News) Payrolls grew 311,000 in February. (Source: CNBC)