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Friday, Jan. 26

A site plan for the proposed Oregon Village project. The Shawnee Resort section is at bottom right. (Source: Rettew)

• Republicans sue over efforts to broaden voter registration: The federal lawsuit claims that two Pennsylvania initiatives and a federal executive order required legislative approval. (Source: AP)

• One-third of proposed Oregon Village development site sold: The 25-acre former Shawnee Resort site fetched $3.2 million. The new owners are planning their own development separately from the Oregon Village initiative, which remains on hold. (Source: LNP)

• Wave of cicadas expected in 2024, but not in Pa.: Broods in the Midwest and southeast are expected to hatch simultaneously for the first time since 1803. (Source: Fox 43)

• Bomb threat prompts evacuation: Shank’s Extracts was evacuated and searched Friday morning after the threat was called in. (Source: ABC 27)

• Nation/world: International Court of Justice orders Israel to limit violence in Gaza. (Source: USA Today) Trump walks out of defamation trial. (Source: AP) Biden administration announces pause on expanding natural gas exports. (Source: UPI) Alabama conducts first U.S. execution by natural gas. (Source: NPR) Texas defies feds over border dispute. (Source: Newsweek) Tesla recalls nearly 200,000 vehicles. (Source: NBC News)