The Spanish American Civic Association plans to open Tec Centro Southwest in 2021 at this site, the former Carol B. Winters Family Advocacy Center at the corner of High and Laurel streets. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)
The Spanish American Civic Association plans to open Tec Centro Southwest in 2021 at this site, the former Carol B. Winters Family Advocacy Center at the corner of High and Laurel streets. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

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Lancaster projects get $12.9 million in state grants: The 10 projects receiving assistance through the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program include the Spanish American Civic Association's Tec Centro Southwest job-training initiative, which was awarded $500,000. Other awardees include Rock Lititz, Lancaster General Hospital and a distribution center in Rapho Township, which would be renovated for an undisclosed client. (Source: LNP)

Mental health therapists warn of increased suicide risk due to pandemic: Job loss, uncertainty and isolation all are risk factors for self-harm. January could be a critical month, experts say, urging people to stay in touch with friends and family. (Source: CBS 21)

Eleven Lancaster County restaurants ordered to close: They are among 32 statewide that are being sanctioned for violating Gov. Tom Wolf's ban on indoor dining. (Source: LNP)

Public policy advocates criticize Pa. GOP proposal to elect judges by region: Doing so would give Republicans a built-in advantage and politicize the court system, opponents say. (Source: WITF)

National roundup: McConnell blocks $2,000 stimulus payments. (Source: AP) Louisiana Congressman-elect dies from Covid-19. (Source: NPR) U.K. Covid-19 variant confirmed in Colorado. (Source: NBC News) Nashville bomber's girlfriend warned of danger in 2019. (Source: USA Today)

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