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News: Thursday, Nov. 12

(Source: Elizabethtown High School)

(Source: Elizabethtown High School)
(Source: Elizabethtown High School)


Pa. teachers' union calls for 38 counties, including Lancaster, to move to fully remote learning: Lancaster County joins six other Susquehanna Valley counties who are currently in the "substantial spread" category of Covid-19 cases. (Source: WGAL)

Elizabethtown district schools switch to virtual learning for remainder of the week: Elizabethtown's middle school and high school are transitioning to fully remote learning Thursday and Friday due to one positive and six presumed Covid-19 cases. (Source: LNP)

Lancaster city district judge charged with misconduct: The Pennsylvania Judicial Conduct Board filed two charges against District Judge Andrew LeFever on Monday. The board alleges LeFever violated the state constitution and judicial conduct rules by being a candidate in the May 2019 primary election while also serving as a Lancaster City Democratic Committee member and endorsing candidates. (Source: LNP)

Pa. asking federal government to continue Covid-19 help: The Department of Health is requesting the extension of a program that allows the Pa. National Guard to help long-term care facilities with medical needs during the pandemic. It is set to end Dec. 31. (Source: WGAL)

Lancaster County completes 2020 election ballot count: 568 mail-in ballots were counted, along with 1,249 military and overseas ballots. Overall, Lancaster County saw a nearly 80% voter turnout rate. (Source: LNP)

National roundup: U.S. breaks record for daily Covid-19 cases for the second day in a row. (Source: UPI) President-elect Biden ignores Trump's refusal to concede, builds governing team. (Source: Reuters) California nears 1 million mark for Covid-19 cases. (Source: AP) Number of Americans, households victimized by crime falls to 20-year low. (Source: UPI) 709,000 Americans sought unemployment aid in October, lowest count of pandemic. (Source: AP)