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News: Friday, Oct. 29

(Source: City of Lancaster)

(Source: City of Lancaster)
(Source: City of Lancaster)


Gov. Wolf creates permanent Office of Environmental Justice:  The governor's order this week also formally established the Environmental Justice Advisory Board and Environmental Justice Interagency Council. (Source: Capital Star)

Lawmaker proposes rehiring Turnpike toll collectors: State Rep. Manny Guzman (D-Berks) said the  $104 million in uncollected tolls was "unacceptable," and stemmed from its premature conversion to all-electronic tolling. (Source: WGAL)

Trick-or-treating in Lancaster is tonight, rain or shine: Despite a forecast of inclement weather, the city is sticking with its 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. schedule.  (Source: LNP)

Advocates want Berks County to honor late Spanish-language ballots: The county sent out 17,000 Spanish-language mail-in ballots with the wrong voting deadline. (Source: WITF)

Complaint says E-town school board candidates violated financial disclosure law: The complaint, filed on behalf of Democratic candidates Kristy Moore and Sarah Zahn, says Republican candidates Republican candidates James Emery, Danielle and Stephen Lindemuth and Jim Read distributed campaign signs without initially reporting their cost and who funded them. They have since done so. (Source: LNP)

National/world roundup: Biden meets with pope. (Source: UPI) Wages rise by record amounts. (Source: AP) G20 wants 70% of world vaccinated by mid-2022. (Source: U.S. News) Facebook changes company name to 'Meta.' (Source: CNN)