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Monday, Oct. 17

Professor P. Gabrielle Foreman (Source: MacArthur Foundation)

• Far-right ‘ReAwaken America Tour’ coming to Lancaster: Scheduled speakers at the event at Spooky Nook this weekend include Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano, Michael Flynn, Roger Stone and various conspiracy theorists and Christian nationalists. (Source: LNP)

• Wolf administration says undated mail ballots must be counted: The Republicans insist the state’s position is on legally shaky ground. (Source: Spotlight PA)

• More Penn State professor wins MacArthur ‘genius award’: The foundation cited P. Gabrielle Foreman’s ‘Colored Conventions Project,’ which documents Black organizing efforts in the 19th century. (Source: WITF | WPSU)

• Fossil fuel lobby could limit green impact of Inflation Reduction Act in Pa.: State-level policy changes are needed to make the funding work as intended, analysts say. (Source: Capital & Main)

• Octorara school board to discuss transgender policy: The district has no formal policies at present. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: The Russia targets Kyiv with ‘kamikaze’ drones. (Source: UPI) Kanye West to buy right-wing social media platform Parler. (Source: CBS News) 600+ dead in Nigerian flooding. (Source: NPR) Trump says American Jews don’t appreciate him enough. (Source: USA Today) Arizona candidate refuses to commit to respecting election results. (Source: NBC News)