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Wednesday, Dec. 14

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• Winter storm to arrive late tonight: A wintry mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain could make for a messy Thursday commute. (Source: WGAL)

• Mothers grieve over murder-suicide: Linda Stewart and Paula Butts said they have no idea why Stewart’s son, Derek, would shoot and kill Butts’ daughter, Courtney Cooper, injure two more people and then kill himself. (Source: LNP)

• State Troopers Association holds Toys for Tots drive: It’s the association’s fifth year to participate. (Source: ABC 27)

• Advocates hopeful Pa. can pass election administration reforms: With a new administration and a narrow Democratic majority in the state House, there may be openings for compromises on pre-canvassing and voter ID. (Source: Spotlight PA)

• Rock Lititz to host inaugural celebration: Further details from Gov.-elect Shapiro’s transition team are pending. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: Survivors recall Sandy Hook shooting on 10th anniversary. (Source: CBS News) Oregon governor commutes all 17 state death sentences. (Source: UPI) Autopsy shows soccer sportswriter Wahl died of aneurysm. (Source: NPR) Report: Long Covid has killed more than 3,500 in U.S. (Source: CNN) Fed expected to raise rates today. (Source: CNBC) Report: Sexual abuse widespread in federal prisons. (Source: ABC News)