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Thursday, Nov. 3

The former Mansfield Theater on Broadway has been renamed for pioneering Black performer Lena Horne, inset. (Source: Broadway World | Wikipedia)

• Oz rallies in Lancaster, Fetterman in Carlisle: In Elizabethtown, Dr. Mehmet Oz said he’d promote fracking and crack down on fentanyl if elected to the Senate. His opponent John Fetterman promised to expand health care and raise the minimum wage. (Source: WGAL)

• Experts say mail-in ballot decision will prompt more litigation: The Widener Law Professor Quinn Yeargain said the 3-3 deadlock underlying the state Supreme Court’s order not to count undated ballots “leaves the door open a significant amount.” (Source: CBS 21)  

• Agreement expands availability of Spanish-language voting materials in York County: The county’s board of elections, sued by the Latino group CASA, will provide all voting precincts with bilingual sample ballots. and 18 precincts will allow voting in Spanish. (Source: ABC 27

• Report says Chesapeake Bay cleanup helps the economy: Every $1 spent to reduce agricultural runoff generates $1.75 in additional economic activity, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s analysis says. (Source: Capital-Star

• Astros’ pitchers leave Phillies hitless, win 5-0: The no-hitter, only the second in World Series history, puts the Astros and Phillies into a 2-2 tie. Game 5 is tonight. (Source; NPR)

• Nation/world: Biden urges Americans to reject undemocratic extremism. (Source: USA Today) Ye / Kanye West suspended from Instagram. (Source: NBC News) South Korea says North Korea launched failed nuclear test. (Source: CNN) Former Pakistani PM wounded in gun attack. (Source: AP) Lena Horne becomes first Black woman to have a Broadway theater named in her honor. (Source: CBS News)