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Tuesday, Jan. 24

Mikaela Shiffrin (Source: U.S. Ski Team)

• Battle over Pa. House procedural rules stalls constitutional amendments: House Speaker Mark Rozzi says an amendment to temporarily reopen lawsuits against sexual abusers must pass first. The state department says amendments must pass this week to appear on the May primary ballot. (Source: WGAL)  

• Sen. Mastriano proposes banning drag shows in public: A memo posted then deleted on the state Senate website said he would propose legislation classifying drag shows as adult-oriented businesses. (Source: ABC 27

• Cleanup set to begin at Harrisburg homeless encampment: Five people still remained at the site under Mulberry Street Bridge as of Monday, following a city-ordered eviction. (Source: CBS 21)  

• Nicky Woods challenging incumbent Mary Anater for clerk of courts nomination: Woods is chair of the Elizabethtown Republican committee. The clerk of courts position has been a launching pad for politicians including state Sen. Ryan Aument and Commissioner Josh Parsons. (Source: LNP

• Ukraine war driving local natural gas prices upward: Suppliers are shipping more gas overseas, limiting domestic supply, said Patrick Cicero, who heads the Pa. Office of Consumer Advocate. (Source: WGAL

• Nation/world: 7 dead in Half Moon Bay shooting. (Source: NPR) 2 dead in shooting at Des Moines charter school. (Source: UPI) ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ leads with 11 Oscar nominations. (Source: USA Today) Ukrainian officials resign amid corruption purge. (Source: AP) Biden administration policy would restrict eligibility for asylum. (Source: CBS News) Skier Mikaela Shiffrin wins record 83rd World Cup race. (Source: AP)