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Tuesday, Nov. 22

Riley Williams, inset, is seen in online video storming the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. (Source: U.S. Dept. of Justice)

 • Pleasant weather expected for Thanksgiving: Thursday is forecast to be mostly sunny with highs in the low to mid-50s. Rain is expected to largely hold off until Sunday. (Source: ABC 27)

 • Akron poised to cut library funding over values issues:  Meeting minutes show borough council member Paul Swangren Jr. requested a line-item review of the library budget to “align with conservative values” and objected to a women’s health and a counseling program. In 2021, Akron provided $20,000 toward the Ephrata Public Library’s $1.1 million budget. (Source: WITF)

 • Historical Commission gives blessing to 72-unit apartment building: It recommended City Council approve the proposed development at the corner of North Queen and Lemon streets, one of several the project will need to move forward. (Source: LNP)

 • Club Q victim had central Pa. ties: Bartender Derrick Rump, 38, graduated from Kutztown Area High School in 2002. (Source: WGAL)

• Harrisburg woman found guilty on Jan. 6 charges: A jury convicted Riley Williams, 23, on six of eight counts. Prosecutors said she helped storm Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office during the Capitol attack. (Source: CBS News)

 • Nation/world: Authorities identify victims of Club Q shooting. (Source: CBS News) Saudi Arabia stuns Argentina 2-1 at World Cup. (Source: UPI) Death toll from Indonesian quake climbs to 268. (Source: AP) Trump cases playing out in four courts today. (Source: ABC News) French village dismantles ski lifts after years without snow. (Source: CNN)