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Monday, Dec. 18

A rendering of Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology’s planned community education center. (Source: Provided)

• Propane explosion, fire at Bird-in-Hand Family Inn: The roof of the building at 2740 Old Philadelphia Pike was blown off. (Source: Fox 43)

• Stevens College plans new buildings, renovations: Besides a 150-bed dormitory, the school envisions renovating the Almshouse on South Broad Street for short-term workforce training; and a community learning center near the Greiner Advanced Manufacturing Center. (Source: LNP)

• Drivers rescued from car roofs in Lancaster County: Heavy rains have caused flooding across central Pennsylvania. (Source: CBS 21

• Gov. Shapiro signs probation legislation into law: Part of a package of criminal justice reforms, the bill is intended to make it less likely for technical probation violations to result in jail time. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Online Election Night error spurs conspiracy theories in Pa. Supreme Court race: The state Republican Party and Audit the Vote PA have questioned changes in online vote totals. State officials say they stemmed from an identified error in Cambria County that was quickly rectified. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: Pope approves blessings for same-sex couples. (Source: AP) Defense Secretary Austin arrives in Israel to meet with its leaders. (Source: UPI) Southwest Airlines to pay $140 million to settle cancellation ‘meltdown.’ (Source: CBS News) Car strikes parked SUV in Biden motorcade. (Source: NPR) Sandra Day O’Connor to lie in repose at Supreme Court. (Source: NBC News)