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Monday, Oct. 24

Rishi Sunak (Source: UK Treasury | Wikipedia)

• Smithgall funeral set for today: The life of former Lancaster Mayor Charlie Smithgall will be celebrated at 1 p.m. in Freedom Hall at the Lancaster County Convention Center. (Source: WGAL)

• Fetterman to have closed captioning in debate with Oz: The debate between the two Senate candidates is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. Tuesday. (Source: ABC 27)  

• Mastriano’s proposal to bus migrants to Delaware is illegal: The Republican gubernatorial candidate said on Fox News that he would have state police escort them to President Biden’s home state. Doing so would violate federal law and the state police policy. (Source: WITF)

• Pa. Supreme Court to rule on undated ballots: The court directed attorneys for the Republican Party to file briefs by noon today. Pennsylvania’s Secretary of State will have until noon Tuesday to respond. (Source: Capital-Star)

• School District of Lancaster solicits public input on superintendent search: The district is holding forums Tuesday and Wednesday and has posted an online survey, which will remain available Oct. 31. (Source: LNP)  

• Nation/world: Rishi Sunak to be next British prime minister. (Source: NPR) U.S. dispute’s Moscow’s claim that Ukraine might set off ‘false flag’ dirty bomb. (Source: NBC News) Reading, math scores fell sharply during pandemic. (Source: USA Today) Jury selection starts in fraud trial of The Trump Organization. (Source: AP) Adjusted for inflation, net college costs decline. (Source: CNBC)