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News: Thursday, Nov. 4

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PPL raises residential electric rate 26%: The increase to 9.502 per kilowatt-hour takes effect Dec. 1. (Source: PPL)

Conservative PAC's heavy spending in school board races had mixed results: Venture capitalist Paul Martino funded 54 groups statewide that fielded school board candidates. However, the influence of that spending appears to have been outweighed by districts' underlying political makeup. (Source: WITF)

La Niña to influence upcoming winter weather: What that means for southcentral Pennsylvania is difficult to predict, but it could mean above-average snowfall and slightly warmer temperatures than usual. (Source: ABC 27)

Immigration detention center proposed in Clearfield County: The 1,878-bed facility would be managed by GEO Group. Activists have filed a lawsuit saying the county approved plans in violation of the state's open-meetings law. (Source: WITF)

National/world roundup: Large companies face Jan. 4 Covid-19 vaccination deadline. (Source: USA Today) Democrats fear 2022 rout after poor Election Day showing. (Source: AP) New jobless claims fall to pandemic-era low 269,000. (Source: CNBC) Supreme Court hears arguments over N.Y. concealed-carry law. (Source: ABC News)