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Friday, Nov. 4

Oprah Winfrey has endorsed John Fetterman over Mehmet Oz.

• Law will toughen rules for Turnpike scofflaws: Drivers can now have their registrations suspended for as few as four unpaid tolls or $250 in unpaid tolls and fees. (Source: WGAL)

• Oprah endorses Fetterman over Oz: It was Oprah’s TV show that vaulted Dr. Mehmet Oz to national prominence, but the host said she would vote for his Democratic opponent for Senate if she lived in Pennsylvania. (Source: Fox 43 | AP)

• Wolf signs $2 billion package of tax breaks: Most of the tax credits are designed to encourage natural gas production and related industries. Environmental and free-market advocates called it wasteful, but trade groups and unions supported it. (Source: Spotlight PA)

• United Zion Retirement Community announces expansion: In The planned $27 million, 47-unit building will double its size. (Source: ABC 27)

• County election boards gear up for nonstop counting: Pa.’s Act 88 provided enhanced election funding, on condition that counties tabulate ballots 24/7 until completion. (Source: WGAL)

• Astros lead Phillies 3-2 in World Series: In Astros pitcher Justin Verlander notched the win, which sends the teams back to Houston for Game 6. (Source: CBS 21 | AP)

• Nation/world: U.S. employers added 261,000 jobs in November. (Source: CNBC) Kyrie Irving suspended over refusal to disavow antisemitic post. (Source: ESPN) Early voting tops 33 million. (Source: UPI) Lawsuit says Musk’s Twitter layoffs were illegal. (Source: NBC News) Paul Pelosi discharged from hospital. (Source: ABC News)