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Wednesday, Jan. 25

A street scene in Lancaster’s Cabbage Hill neighborhood. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

• Winter weather advisory announced for today: Snow is expected to start mid-morning, with accumulations of up to 3 inches. (Source: WGAL)

• Long waitlists keep scarce affordable housing out of reach: “This town is dried up,” said Edna Amaro, 78, who has been searching for months for an apartment she can afford on her fixed income. (Source: LNP)

• Shapiro administration debuts Office of Transformation and Opportunity: It’s intended to streamline the regulatory process for businesses seeking to start or expand. (Source: CBS 21)

• U.S. Supreme Court disbars Akron attorney who threatened to kill senators: Kenelm Shirk, 73, pleaded guilty in March 2022 to threatening to murder a U.S. official. He has also been disbarred by the Pa. Supreme Court. (Source: LNP)

• Survey finds 3,000 newly abandoned gas wells in Pa.: Drillers are routinely ignoring state environmental law, a Department of Environmental Protection report says. (Source: State Impact PA)

• Nation/world: Germany to send tanks to Ukraine. (Source: CBS News) Tornado causes ‘catastrophic’ damage near Houston. (Source: UPI) Doomsday Clock reset to 90 seconds to midnight. (Source: NPR) Pope says homosexuality isn’t a crime. (Source: AP) Murdoch abandons plan to merge Fox, News Corp. (Source: CNN)