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Friday, Nov. 10

From left, state Rep. Mindy Fee, Pleasant View Communities President & CEO Jonathan Hollinger and state Sen Ryan Aument turn over spades of earth during a groundbreaking ceremony for Pleasant View’s Hoffer Farm project on Friday, Nov. 3, 2023. (Source: Pleasant View Communities)

• Panelists say Columbia needs permanent homeless shelter: A provisional shelter set up at Columbia Presbyterian Church is “packed to the gills,” the Rev. David Powers said. (Source: LNP)

• Pleasant View Communities prepares to expand: The $8.6 million Hoffer Farm project includes a community center, a teaching kitchen and the Manheim Community Library’s new home. (Source: ABC 27)

• Police investigate apparent murder-suicide: They were called to Oak Hollow Drive in West Hempfield Township scene around 4 p.m. Thursday. (Source: WGAL)

• French company plans waste-to-energy project at Lanchester Landfill: Waga Energy’s natural gas technology is expected to reduce the landfill’s annual carbon emissions by 27,000 tons. (Source: LNP)

• State police launch fresh cadet application cycle: In line with the Shapiro administration’s new policy, college credit is no longer a requirement. (Source: CBS 21)

• Nation/world: Palestinians flee Gaza. (Source: AP) House GOP pulls funding bills as deadline looms. (Source: NBC News) Sen. Manchin, D-W.Va., won’t seek reelection. (Source: CNN) Analysis: 10% of federal Covid-19 aid stolen or misspent. (Source: AP) Arkansas man receives whole-eye, face transplant. (Source: NPR) Biden, Xi to meet next week. (Source: CBS News) Researcher identifies ‘Stick Man’ on Led Zep IV cover. (Source: CNN)