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Three people are dead and eight more are seriously injured after a mass shooting at Oxford High School in Oxford, Michigan. All three who were killed and most of the wounded were students. The suspect, a 15-year-old sophomore at the school, was taken into custody as police arrived on the scene. 

The Supreme Court will hear arguments today in a case that could result in Roe v. Wade being overturned. 

Top US government officials are considering stricter testing requirements for everyone traveling to the US as concerns about the Omicron variant rise.

There’s another celebrity running for office. Dr. Mehmet Oz, celebrity heart surgeon and former “Oprah Winfrey Show” staple, has announced that he’s running for Pennsylvania’s open US Senate seat as a Republican.

Centre County commissioners to consider funding requests for 5 road safety projects.

A 19-acre cemetery is in need of more volunteers to help care for the grounds and records so the history-rich location can continue to be part of the heart of Bellefonte for generations to come.

YMCA of Centre County’s Polar Bear Plunge Set for 2 Locations This Year.

Intrepid community members will take a dip in chilly waters on Saturday to support YMCA of Centre County programs.

The Centre County Y’s 19th annual Polar Bear Plunge will take place in two locations this year: Black Moshannon State Park, 4216 Beaver Road in Philipsburg, and Penns Creek at Grace United Church of Christ, 118 Two Steeples Lane in Spring Mills. In past years, the Plunge has been held only at Black Moshannon.

Like last year, supporters can also participate virtually at a location of their choosing and email a video of their plunge to video to ehettinger@ymcaocc.org to be eligible for any incentives or prize drawings.

Saturday’s in-person events both kick of at 10 a.m. with arrival and check-in, followed by warm-ups and costume judging until 10:45 a.m.. Awards are presented to individuals or teams for best costumes.

Plungers will brave the brisk waters starting at 11 a.m.

Sports

Longtime Penn State defensive coordinator Brent Pry has been named Virginia Tech’s new head coach

Penn State redshirt senior punter Jordan Stout was named the Big Ten Eddleman-Fields Punter of the Year.

The Penn State men’s soccer coaching staff was recognized as the North Region Staff of the Year.