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Friday, Jan. 20

In this file photo, demonstrators protesting the police shooting of Ricardo Munoz gather outside the Lancaster City Police Station on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

• Two women convicted on riot charges for actions in September 2020 demonstration: A jury convicted Alexa Wise, 31, and Taylor Enterline, 23, of riot, defiant trespass and other charges. They were among the crowd protesting the police shooting death of Ricardo Munoz. (Source: LNP)

• PEMA sends personnel to California: Two Pa. Emergency Management Agency staff members are on a two-week deployment to Sacramento to assist with flood recovery. (Source: WGAL)

• Advocates, law enforcement experts discuss human trafficking: U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker convened the roundtable as part of Human Trafficking Awareness Month. (Source: CBS 21)

• $3 million settlement ends Chester County IU’s role in Glen Mills Schools lawsuit: The intermediate unit was accused of failing to exercise due oversight of the reform school, which was closed following allegations of widespread abuse. The money will underwrite a fund for former students. (Source: WITF)

• City Hall plans Lancaster health assessment: It is seeking a third-party consultant to assist with focus groups and data collection. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: Trump fined nearly $1 million over frivolous lawsuit against Hillary Clinton. (Source: UPI) Biden says “There’s no there there” on classified documents. (Source: CBS News) Google to lay off 12,000. (Source: CNBC) Defense ministers discuss Ukraine aid. (Source: AP) Santos denies having been a Brazilian drag queen. (Source: NBC News) First post-Roe March for Life set for today. (Source: NBC News) David Crosby dies at 81. (Source: ABC News)