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Tuesday, Oct. 18

ABC 27’s Dennis Owens, center, moderates a debate on “This Week in Pennsylvania” between Democrat Bob Hollister, left, and Republican U.S. Rep Lloyd Smucker, right, broadcast Monday, Oct 17, 2022. (Source: ABC 27)

• GOP asks Pa. Supreme Court to rule on undated ballots: Republicans want undated mail-in ballots declared invalid, and said the court should intervene now because there isn’t enough time for ‘ordinary processes of law’ before election day. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Ephrata’s Brian Troop named Pa. Superintendent of the Year: A panel of Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators made the selection. (Source: ABC 27)

• In debate, Rep. Smucker sidesteps election question: The Republican incumbent, debating challenger Bob Hollister on ABC 27, did not answer a direct question as to whether President Biden was elected legitimately. (Source: LNP)

• Group promotes Narcan distribution: The RASE Project is offering training in using the drug to reverse opioid overdoses. (Source: CBS 21)

• Virtual reality connects inmates with their children: The state prison system is testing a VR visitation pilot program at four facilities. (Source: ABC 27)

• Nation/world: Student loan forgiveness program launches. (Source: CNBC) Abrams, Kemp debate in Georgia. (Source: NBC News) Senate candidates Ryan, Vance debate in Ohio. (Source: CBS News) Trump overcharged Secret Service for stays at his hotels. (Source: Washington Post) Russia targets Ukrainian power infrastructure. (Source: UPI)