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Wednesday, Jan. 3

Tollbooths at the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s Somerset interchange are seen in an undated photo. (Source: Wikimedia)

• Snow forecast this weekend: Following possible flurries on Thursday, a snowstorm is expected starting late Saturday afternoon, possibly mixed with rain. (Source: WGAL)

• Neighborhood residents react to fire station closure: With Fire Station 6 no longer in service, they say they’re worried about longer response times to emergencies in Lancaster’s southwest. (Source: WGAL)

• Activist sues to keep Rep. Scott Perry off ballot: Gene Stilp says Perry’s involvement in efforts to overturn the 2020 election makes him ineligible under the 14th Amendment. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Sen. Art Haywood announces ethics complaint against Sen. Doug Mastriano: Mastriano, a hardline Trump supporter, used his office to conduct a “bogus hearing” and spread unsubstantiated accusations about the 2020 election, Haywood said. (Source: WITF)

• Turnpike tolls raised: Tolls are up 5% for 2024, the latest in a series of annual increases that began in 2008 and are scheduled to continue through 2053. (Source: NBC 10)

• Nation/world: Bombs kill 73 in Iranian procession near general’s tomb. (Source: BBC News) Israel carries out airstrikes following drone killing of Hamas leader. (Source: Voice of America) U.S. to reopen 4 border crossings. (Source: UPI) Harvard president Claudine Gay resigns. (Source: NBC News) Israeli supreme court strikes down Netanyahu’s effort to curb its power. (Source: CBS News) Biden to launch 2024 campaign Jan. 6 at Valley Forge. (Source: ABC News)