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Friday, Jan. 13

In this image from online video, Pa. House Speaker Mark Rozzi announces formation of a bipartisan committee to negotiate regarding a constitutional amendment to temporarily lift the statute of limitations for sexual abuse lawsuits on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. (Source: Office of House Speaker Rozzi)

• Alice Yoder launches campaign for county commissioner: Yoder, executive director of community health at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, is running as a Democrat. (Source: LNP

• DA releases data on Human Trafficking Task Force: The task force made 30 arrests in its first year, including nine arrests made through sting operations with a detective posing as a minor. (Source: ABC 27)

• Lebanon Valley College welcomes two Ukrainians displaced by war: Roman Kolosok and Max Lyshthuk say they’re eager to return eventually to their home country. (Source: Fox 43

• Lycoming County completes hand recount of ballots from 2000 election: The count went more quickly than expected. Tallies are pending and are expected to confirm the election’s certified results. (Source: WITF | PennLive)  

• Rozzi opposes packaging unrelated measures with statute of limitations amendment: In a statement, the Pa. House Speaker said Voter ID and legislative override of administration regulations should not accompany an amendment going to voters in the May primary opening a two-year window for sexual abuse victims to sue abusers. (Source: CBS 21

• Nation/world: Russia claims victory in Soledar. (Source: NPR) Furor grows over Biden classified documents. (Source: U.S. News) Six dead in Alabama in wake of tornadoes. (Source: NBC News) Los Angeles-based bank to pay $31 million to settle redlining case. (Source: ABC News) 2022 was fifth or sixth warmest year on record. (Source: AP) Elvis’ daughter Lisa Marie Presley dead at 54. (Source: CNN)