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Monday, Nov. 7

The Brunner Island power plant. (Source: Talen Energy)

• Tuesday is Election Day: Candidates are making their final campaign stops as counties prepare to open poll locations at 7 a.m. Tuesday. (Source: WGAL)

• County’s district attorney, public defender offices struggling with vacancies: It There are six openings at the DA’s office and four at the public defender. (Source: LNP)

• Lawmaker wants to end shift to standard time: State Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, R-Berks/Lehigh, wants Congress to make Daylight Savings Time permanent and wants Pennsylvania to be ready to opt in if it does. (Source: CBS 21)

• Report: Energy companies ignoring federal mandate to mitigate coal ash contamination: The Brunner Island power plant in York County is one of seven in Pennsylvania where pollution exceeds safe levels, an analysis by Earthjustice and the Environmental Integrity Project says. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Nation/world: Midterm election could have huge consequences for economy, abortion rights, democracy. (Source: U.S. News) World headed toward ‘climate hell,’ UN chief tells COP27 delegates. (Source: CBS News) Supreme Court to hear case involving Native American adoption laws. (Source: USA Today) 4 million Ukrainians are without electricity. (Source: UPI) Musk threatens to ban Twitter impersonators. (Source: AP) Singer, child star Aaron Carter dies at 34. (Source: NBC News)