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Thursday, Nov. 9

The Republican presidential candidates who took part in Wednesday evening’s debate. From left: Chris Christie, Nikki Haley, Ron DeSantis, Vivek Ramaswamy and Sen. Tim Scott. (Source: NBC 6)

• Lancaster County sets off-year election turnout record: Preliminary numbers show 35.7% of registered voters cast ballots here, beating the previous record of 31.6% set in 2021. (Source: LNP)

• Timika Lane wins Superior Court race: Her victory gives Democrats a clean sweep of Pennsylvania’s contested Supreme Court, Superior Court and Commonwealth Court races. (Source: AP)

• F&M hosts separate panel discussions on Israel-Hamas war: The events, closed to the public and media, reflect sharp campus divisions over the issue. (Source: WGAL)

• Double murderer receives two life sentences: Ezequiel Almodovar, 39, was found guilty of killing Jonathan Rivera and Eugenio Morales-Torres in 2020. (Source: Fox 43)

• Union lawsuit alleges Lancaster is miscalculating firefighters’ OT pay: The city is neglecting to include longevity pay in its calculations, the suit says. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: Also-rans spar in third GOP presidential candidate debate. (Source: USA Today) Minnesota court dismisses challenge to Trump primary ballot eligibility. (Source: CBS News) Israel intensifies attack on Gaza City. (Source: AP) Three charged in high-end sex ring. (Source: NPR) Actors strike ends. (Source: USA Today) House Republicans subpoena Biden sons. (Source: AP) Census projects U.S. population declines by 2100. (Source: UPI)