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News: Monday, Nov. 30

State Sen. Doug Mastriano (Source:

State Sen. Doug Mastriano (Source:
State Sen. Doug Mastriano (Source:


Pa. GOP lawmaker informed of Covid-19 positivity during meeting with Trump: State Sen. Doug Mastriano had to abruptly leave a West Wing meeting on Wednesday after he was informed that he had tested positive. The diagnosis comes only days after Mastriano hosted an unmasked public meeting in Gettysburg. (Source: AP) Pa. State Democrats call Mastriano's behavior "reckless." (Source: WGAL)

Lancaster's lone Democratic state representative booted from leadership role: State Rep. Mike Sturla was voted out of his role of leader of the House Democratic Policy Committee in favor of Rep. Ryan Bizzarro of Erie. (Source: LNP)

Deadline for Pa. schools to certify Covid-19 safety today: Districts in counties that have been in the "substantial spread" category for more than two weeks must attest that they are following all safety and masking protocols. If not, their schools must go completely remote. (Source: WGAL)

National roundup: Biden selects all-female communications team. (Source: AP) Moderna to seek Covid-19 vaccine approval from FDA. (Source: UPI) Cyber Monday 2020 set to be the largest online shopping day in U.S. history. (Source: Reuters) Merriam-Webster declares "pandemic" as the 2020 word of the year. (Source: USA Today)