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News: Friday, Dec. 17

Proposed Pa. House redistricting. Click to enlarge. (Source:

Draft redistricting maps for the state House, left, and Senate. Click to enlarge. (Source:


School District of Lancaster Superintendent Rau testifies in school funding case: Damaris Rau said inequitable funding prevents students from achieving state standards. She is expected to continue testifying today. (Source: LNP)

Kellogg's, union reach tentative agreement: Union members are to vote Sunday on the deal, which includes a $1.10 hourly raise. (Source: ABC 27)

Legislative Reapportionment Commission releases draft state legislative districts: House Republicans called the maps an "extreme partisan gerrymander." Their release begins a 30-day comment period. (Source: WITF)

National/world roundup: No 'Build Back Better' Senate vote expected until 2022. (Source: NBC News) Judge rejects Purdue Pharma opioid settlement. (Source: AP) CDC panel recommends Pfizer, Moderna Covid-19 vaccines over J&J. (Source: UPI) School districts rattled by TikTok threats. (Source: CBS News)