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Monday, Oct. 2

(Source: Lancaster Barnstormers)

• Barnstormers win Atlantic League championship: It’s the second consecutive title for Lancaster’s minor league baseball team, which prevailed over the Gastonia Honey Hunters. (Source: WGAL

• Replacement of median begins on Route 30 bridge: Lanes are being shifted to accommodate the work, which will continue into November. (Source: CBS 21)

• Trump, Republicans attack Pa. automatic voter registration: Researchers say the practice increases election participation without compromising security. (Source: AP)  

• Former Mount Joy shoe factory repurposed as affordable housing: Now the Mount Joy Senior Apartments, the building has 36 units for ages 62 and up. (Source: LNP)

• Warrant issued in fatal shooting: Lancaster police say Terrance McCain, 37, shot and killed a man shortly before 1:30 a.m. Saturday in the 900 block of South Queen Street. (Source: WGAL)

• Nation/world: Federal government averts shutdown. (Source: NPR) Scientists win Nobel Prize for Medicine for mRNA vaccine work. (Source: Voice of America) Trump fraud trial begins in New York. (Source: UPI) Supreme Court begins new term. (Source: CBS News) Gov. Newsom chooses Laphonza Butler to replace Dianne Feinstein in Senate. (Source: NBC News) Judge terminates Tuohy conservatorship over Michael Oher in “The Blind Side” case. (Source: CNN)