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News: Monday, Nov. 15

Ernie and new Muppet Ji Young. (Source: AP)

Ernie and new Muppet Ji Young. (Source: AP)
Ernie and new Muppet Ji Young. (Source: AP)


Opening arguments made in school funding lawsuit: Plaintiffs said state funding is insufficient in poorer school districts. Defendants said funding has grown and that the plaintiffs' narrative is "not accurate." (Source: WITF)

Berks County suffers three mild earthquakes: A 2.1 magnitude quake that hit just before 11 p.m. Friday west of Sinking Spring. It followed two earlier quakes, both under magnitude 2. (Source: WGAL)

Gubernatorial candidate Shapiro pledges to pass anti-discrimination law protecting LGBTQ community: "I think it’s just a matter of right and wrong," the attorney general said. (Source: Philadelphia Gay News)

Long-haul Covid-19 patients continue to struggle: Ongoing symptoms can include cognitive impairment and breathing difficulties. All local health systems have established post-Covid clinics.   (Source: LNP)

National/world roundup: Bottlenecks, finger-pointing amid supply chain crisis. (Source: CBS News 60 Minutes) Myanmar frees American journalist. (Source: UPI) Closing arguments set in Rittenhouse trial. (Source: CNN) Biden, China's Xi to meet in virtual summit. (Source: NPR) Sesame Street debuts its first Asian American Muppet. (Source: AP)