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News: Wednesday, Oct. 20

Dr. Rachel Levine

Dr. Rachel Levine
Dr. Rachel Levine


Commonwealth Court to hear challenge to mask mandate today:  The lawsuit alleges Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam failed to follow a required review process before issuing the order. (Source: WGAL)

Dr. Rachel Levine becomes four-star officer: As head of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, Levine is the first transgender four-star officer among the U.S.' eight uniformed services. (Source: ABC 27)

Thaddeus Stevens College buys 'Almshouse' property: The trade school says the 15-acre property across South Broad Street from its campus will facilitate expansion.  (Source: LNP)

Investigation continues in mall shooting: The man who intervened in an altercation and shot one of the disputants was in his 50s and has been cooperative, police said. Officials are still sifting evidence, and so far, no one has been charged. (Source: CBS 21)

National/world roundup: White House details plan to rapidly vaccinate ages 5-11. (Source: CNN) Jan. 6 committee votes to hold Bannon in contempt. (Source: NBC News) Border arrests at highest levels since 1986. (Source: The Hill) New York City mandates vaccination for all municipal workers. (Source: CBS News)