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News: Friday, Feb. 25

Ketanji Brown Jackson (Source:

Ketanji Brown Jackson (Source:
Ketanji Brown Jackson (Source:


Icy weather causing delays: Rain is expected to end around mid-morning, and temperatures will rise to the mid-40s. A list of closings and delays is here. (Source: WGAL)

Health systems' staff shortages increase: Vacancy rates for registered nurses rose from 21% to 27% between 2019 and 2021, and gaps in some specialty areas widened more, according to a report from the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania. (Source: WITF)

Snow geese return to Middle Creek: There were about 70,000 geese there as of Wednesday, the wildlife area's manager said. (Source: ABC 27)

Wolf administration fights GOP in state Supreme Court over redistricting: A Republican proposal to run state House and Senate elections using existing maps "is without foundation in law or fact," officials said in a court filing.  (Source: AP)

Lancaster County to receive $19.5 million from opioid settlement: The first payment is expected to be released in April. (Source: LNP)

National/world roundup: Russians attack Kyiv. (Source: UPI) Biden to nominate Kitanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court. (Source: AP) Officers found guilty of violating George Floyd's civil rights. (Source: USA Today) Florida House passes bill limiting school instruction around gender. (Source: NPR) Florida issues 'Buck the CDC' guidance. (Source: ABC News | AP)