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Thursday, Oct. 12

The Lancaster County mail-in ballot envelopes for the November 2023 election. The yellow envelope is the secrecy envelope, incorrectly described as “white” in the instructions. (Source: Lancaster County League of Women Voters)

• Lancaster County mail-in ballots sent with incorrect instructions: The instructions refer to a “white” secrecy envelope. The envelope is yellow. (Source: Fox 43)

• HACC union, supporters rally at Capitol: They decried the August arrest of two union representatives on HACC’s Lancaster campus as union busting. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Lancaster police hold recruitment open houses: The city department is down 30 officers and more are due to retire next year. (Source: CBS 21)

• Pa. Supreme Court candidates discuss their views: Campaign spending in the race between Republican Carolyn Carluccio and Democrat Daniel McCaffery has topped $4.5 million. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Man expected to plead guilty in 1975 murder: David Sinopoli was linked last year by DNA and genealogical evidence to the stabbing death of Lindy Sue Biechler. (Source: WGAL)

• Nation/world: Israel cuts off Gaza, Blinken visits Tel Aviv. (Source: CNN) Scalise nominated as House Speaker. (Source: ABC News) United Auto Workers expand strike. (Source: UPI) Social Security benefits to increase 3.2% in 2024. (Source: AP) At fraud trial, former Alameda exec says Bankman-Fried demanded coverups. (Source: CBS News) $1.73 billion Powerball ticket sold in California. (Source: NPR)