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Monday, Feb .6

Rescue workers in Syria work to rescue survivors of a major earthquake on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. (Source: Syria Civil Defence)

• Elections this week expected to decide control of Pa. House: Democrats are favored to win the three Allegheny County seats on Tuesday, which would give them a 102-101 majority. (Source: Spotlight PA)

• GoFundMe campaign raises $20,000+ for Lancaster woman’s housing search: MidPenn Legal Services is helping Edna Amaro figure out how to receive the money while remaining eligible for Social Security. (Source: LNP)

• Mild temperatures forecast this week: Temperatures are projected to reach the 50s by midweek. (Source: ABC 27)

• Pennie sees slight enrollment decline: There are 371,516 customers enrolled this year, down by about 3,000 from 2022. (Source: WITF)

• Man sentenced to probation for role in 2020 protests: Dylan Davis was convicted in November of riot and related offenses for his actions in the demonstrations after the killing of Ricardo Munoz. He is on probation for three years and must perform 125 hours of community service. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: Quake rocks Turkey, Syria, killing more than 1,900. (Source: AP) Beyonce sets record for Grammy wins. (Source: NPR) China, U.S. trade accusations over downed balloon. (Source: NBC News) Evacuation ordered after train derailment in Ohio. (Source: ABC News) Pope Francis pushes back against anti-gay laws in Africa. (Source: UPI)