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United Way of Lancaster County


Friday, Jan. 19

WGAL reporter Anne Shannon, second from left, poses with members of the Lancaster Snow Angels. (Source: Lancaster Snow Angels)

• More snow blankets region: With light to moderate snowfall expected all day, PennDOT has reduced speeds on major highways. (Source: CBS 21). For delays and closures, click here. (Source: WGAL)

• Pa. House advances gun control measures: The bills, including one that would ban automatic and semi-automatic weapons, cleared the House Judiciary Committee but even if they pass the House, they are virtually certain to be blocked in the Pa. Senate. (Source: AP) Meanwhile, a federal appeals court said Pennsylvania can’t stop young adults from carrying firearms during emergencies. (Source: AP)

• Lancaster Snow Angels need volunteers, supplies: The group, which shovels walkways for those who can’t do it themselves, has a growing waiting list. (Source: WGAL)

• Gov. Shapiro touts child tax credit expansion: The state is now matching 100% of the federal credit, up from 30%. (Source: WITF)

• Nation/world: Netanyahu rejects Palestinian statehood. (Source: UPI) Congress avoids shutdown. (Source: ABC News) Trump prosecutor Willis accused of misconduct. (Source: NBC News) Trump team offers Supreme Court multiple arguments for keeping him on ballot. (Source: NBC News) Space X makes commercial launch to International Space Station. (Source: NPR)