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News: Tuesday, Jan. 25

(Source: Pa. Liquor Control Board)

(Source: Pa. Liquor Control Board)
(Source: Pa. Liquor Control Board)


Legislature, governor stalemated over redistricting, GOP leader says: "The courts will end up drawing maps," state Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward told a Pa. Press Club luncheon. (Source: AP)

Racial discrimination lawsuit against LGH dismissed: Plaintiff Jiair Banks and the hospital both moved to drop the case. (Source: LNP)

Chambersburg council votes to repeal LGBT anti-discrimination ordinance: It is the first Pennsylvania municipality to repeal a nondiscrimination ordinance, LGBT activists said. (Source: ABC 27)

Pa. Republicans propose constitutional amendment to privatize liquor sales: The matter was discussed at a hearing Monday. The idea's backers say they're frustrated that previous privatization efforts have been stymied. Advocates of the existing system say it supports union jobs and generates state revenue. (Source: CBS 21)

Manheim Township appoints former fire chief as manager: Rick Kane replaces James Drumm, who was appointed by the previous board of commissioners, which had a Democratic majority. (Source: LNP)

National/world roundup: Ukraine says Russian invasion not imminent. (Source: AP) SAT shortened, will be online-only by 2024. (Source: USA Today) Pfizer testing omicron-focused Covid-19 vaccine. (Source: NBC News) Supreme Court to hear cases on affirmative action in university admissions. (Source: ABC News)