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News: Thursday, Oct. 21

Josh Shapiro (Source: Shapiro for Pa.)

Josh Shapiro (Source: Shapiro for Pa.)
Josh Shapiro (Source: Shapiro for Pa.)


Pa. Supreme Court grants standing to gun law challengers:  Opponents of municipal gun legislation need not have been charged with violations to have standing to sue, the court said. (Source: Capital-Star)

Commonwealth Court hears challenge to school mask mandate: Plaintiffs say acting Health Secretary Alison Beam's order is invalid because it should have been subject to a regulatory review process. (Source: WITF)

Shapiro gubernatorial campaign has $10 million available: Attorney General Josh Shapiro is the sole declared Democratic candidate for the 2022 governor's race.  (Source: CBS 21)

More households apply for rental relief: In Lancaster County, the number of applicants is nearing 5,000, county Redevelopment Authority Executive Director Justin Eby said. (Source: WGAL)

National/world roundup: FDA OK's Covid-19 vaccine boosters, mixing doses. (Source: AP) Weekly unemployment hits new pandemic low. (Source: NPR) New documents detail Postmaster General DeJoy's conflicts of interest. (Source: NBC News) Former Minneapolis police officer Noor sentenced to 57 months in killing of 911 caller. (Source: CBS News)