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Friday, Feb. 9

Demolition work proceeds at 801 N. Prince St. part of the former Gunzenhauser Bakery, on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

• Trump to speak tonight at NRA event in Harrisburg: The Republican presidential frontrunner is scheduled to appear at a 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. forum at the state Farm Show Complex. (Source: WGAL)

• Shapiro budget would wipe out up to $400 million in medical debt: The governor is calling for Pennsylvania to allocate $4 million to buy discounted debt and extinguish it. (Source: Spotlight PA)  

• Gunzenhauser Bakery demolition saddens neighbors: They question why it was allowed to deteriorate for decades and whether it was truly beyond saving. (Source: LNP)  

• Foster care placements decline: Advocates are happy that more children are being placed with relatives but said the need for foster parents remains high. (Source: CBS 21)  

• Marietta to stick with MESA for ambulance service: The borough gave Penn State Life Lion a second look but decided to stick with the Municipal Emergency Services Authority. Residents will be billed beginning this month. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: Biden lashes out at special counsel’s comments on his memory. (Source: ABC News) Trump wins Nevada caucuses. (Source: CNN) Khan heading for upset win in Pakistani election. (Source: CBS News) Senate advances $95 billion bill with $60 billion for Ukraine. (Source: UPI) Tucker Carlson interviews Putin. (Source: NBC News)