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Friday, Nov. 18

In this file photo, volunteers process mail-in ballots at the County Government Center on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

 • Pa. House Democrats secure majority: Montgomery County state Rep. Todd Stephens conceded Thursday to Democratic challenger Melissa Cerrato, who won by 58 votes. (Source: Capital-Star) However, Democrat-elect Tony DeLuca died before the election and two other Democrats are vacating their seats, giving Republicans a temporary advantage until special elections in early 2023. (Source: Spotlight PA)

 • Commissioners present ARPA check to VisionCorps: The $100,000 will create a technology lab for the nonprofit’s vision-impaired clients. (Source: ABC 27)

 • PennDOT needs plow drivers in Lancaster County: The state agency has a shortage of 47 drivers here. (Source: WGAL)

 • Wolf vetoes bike-lane bill over special prosecutor provision: Parents Republicans had tacked a provision onto the bill authorizing a prosecutor for attacks on Philadelphia subway trains, part of their impeachment campaign against Philly DA Larry Krasner. (Source: ABC 27)

 • Lancaster County’s election was smooth sailing: There were no printer errors or other missteps, and there have been no challenges to the count. (Source: LNP)

 • Nation/world: Twitter employees quit en masse. (Source: NPR) White House endorses immunity for Crown Prince bin Salman for Kashoggi murder. (Source: AP) Pelosi stepping down as House Democratic leader. (Source: UPI) Beer sales banned at World Cup. (Source: ABC News) Ticketmaster cancels sales for upcoming Taylor Swift tour. (Source: USA Today)