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Thursday, Jan. 4

Dimary Serrano holds her 2023 Courthouse Employee of the Year award. (Source: Lancaster County Treasurer)

• Clerk of courts fires interim predecessor: Nicky Woods has not said why she terminated Dimary Serrano, who won the Lancaster Bar Association’s Courthouse Employee of the Year award last month. (Source: LNP)

• Gov. Shapiro faces a challenging second year: Key issues on the horizon include equitable funding for schools and administration of the 2024 election. (Source: AP)

• Water Street Mission concludes food drive: The initiative brought in about 90,000 pounds of food, a spokesman said. (Source: ABC 27)

• Man shot by police in November dies: Police critically injured William Oneill in a standoff Nov. 27. Oneill ignored repeated orders to drop his rifle, officials said. (Source: ABC 27)

• Winter storm coming earlier: The latest forecasts show snow beginning in late morning or early afternoon Saturday, transitioning into rain east of Interstate 81. (Source: WGAL)

• Nation/world: Justice Department sues Texas over border law. (Source: UPI) Flu, Covid cases surge nationwide. (Source: AP) Court says Texas can outlaw life-saving abortions. (Source: Texas Tribune) Unsealed documents link prominent names to Jeffrey Epstein. (Source: NPR) Bomb threats sent to state capitols. (Source: ABC News) Houthis defy warning to cease attacks on shipping. (Source: BBC News)