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Thursday, Nov. 30

Then Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, right, converses with President Gerald Ford on the grounds of the White House on Aug. 16, 1974. (Source: Library of Congress via Wikimedia Commons)

• Natural gas, electricity rates dropping: The changes should mean lower heating prices for most Lancaster County households this winter. (Source: LNP)

• DA releases details of police shooting: Officials say three officers fired at a man early Wednesday after he refused commands to drop his AR-style rifle and instead raised it toward one of them. The individual is in stable condition. (Source: WGAL)

• Pa. redesigns mail-in ballots: The new ballots, envelopes and instructions, intended to minimize voter confusion, will be rolled out to all counties for the May 2024 primary. (Source: Capital-Star)

• LG Health to offer mental health training: Sessions are scheduled at The Factory Ministries on Dec. 6 and Dec. 14. (Source: ABC 27)

• Sickman’s Mill gets permits for alcohol, music, tubing: The Conestoga Township zoning decision caps a months-long battle. (Source: LNP)

• Environmental groups join RGGI appeal: PennFuture, Clean Air Council, Sierra Club, and Environmental Defense Fund agree with the Shapiro administration that the Commonwealth Court erred in ruling Gov. Tom Wolf lacked authority to enroll Pennsylvania in the cap-and-trade program. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Nation/world: Truce in Gaza extended another day. (Source: AP) Biden administration announces plan to replace lead pipes nationwide over 10 years. (Source: UPI) Henry Kissinger dead at 100. (Source: ABC News) Climate conference delegates approve disaster fund. (Source: CNBC) Supreme Court hears case on federal enforcement powers. (Source: NPR) Russia’s Supreme Court outlaws LGBTQ+ activism. (Source: AP) Pogues’ Shane MacGowan dead at 65. (Source: BBC)