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Friday, Dec. 16

Gov. Tom Wolf speaks about voting rights during a press conference at the Camp Curtin YMCA in Harrisburg on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. (Source:

• In interview, Gov. Wolf admits errors in Pa. Covid response: Wolf said he tried to be transparent in setting up a waiver program for businesses to appeal closures, but said the auditor general’s determination that it was inconsistent and unfair was accurate. (Source: Spotlight PA)

• Mayor Sorace addresses concerns over shootings: The mayor acknowledged public concern over the recent rash of violence, and said the city plans to roll out a 3-1-1 app next year that will enhance its ability to warn citizens when emergencies arise. (Source: LNP)

• New Amtrak trains coming to Keystone line: The “Airo” passenger cars have ergonomic seating, larger windows and wi-fi. (Source: ABC 27)

• House Republicans call for special elections on May primary day: Democrats say the move is intended to delay filling seats that would give them a majority. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Nation/world: House Democrats introduce bill to bar Trump from office. (Source: CBS News) Russian missiles hit Kyiv. (Source: CNBC) Twitter suspends journalists who posted about Musk’s jet. (Source: NPR) Trump promotes NFTs of himself. (Source: Barrons | AFP) Report: World burned record amounts of coal in 2022. (Source: AP)