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Friday, Jan. 27

John Fetterman (Source: Fetterman for PA)

• Community raises funds for Edna Amaro: The 78-year-old’s struggle to find housing was featured in an LNP story early this week. Well-wishers have set up a GoFundMe account and an email address for donations. (Source: LNP)

• House Speaker Rozzi locks chamber doors: State lawmakers are deadlocked over session rules and the fate of a constitutional amendment that would temporarily suspend the statute of limitations to allow lawsuits against former sexual abusers. (Source: ABC 27)

• Conservatives protest outside Rep. Cutler town hall: They say Cutler betrayed Republicans by negotiating the election of Democrat Mark Rozzi as Pa. House Speaker. (Source: LNP)

Central Bucks librarian says district policy prompted removal of Elie Wiesel posters: A principal reportedly said the quote from the Holocaust survivor’s Nobel Prize speech violated a “no advocacy” policy imposed by the school board. They were rehung following an outcry on social media. (Source: WHYY)

• Sen. Fetterman named to committees: The former Pa. lieutenant governor will serve on the committees on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry; Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs; and Environment & Public Works (Source: ABC 27)

• Nation/world: Police to release video of fatal Tyre Nichols beating. (Source: NBC News) Conflict flares between Israel, Palestinians. (Source: AP) FDA to ease blood donations for monogamous gay men. (Source: Washington Post) Arizona legislature exempts itself from open records law. (Source: The Week) New medications could have big impact in 2023. (Source: UPI)