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Wednesday, Nov. 23

Captain, the newest facility dog at Penn State Health, poses with his secondary handler Derek Flynn, left, and primary handler Michelle Flynn. (Source: Penn State Health)

 • Pa. House Republicans choose leaders: House Speaker Bryan Cutler of Lancaster County will be minority leader. Democrats say they will have a majority following two special elections, but Cutler said the GOP shouldn’t be counted out in those races. (Source: Capital Star)

 • GrubHub settles with attorney general over deceptive practices: The service must disclose its pricing practices and donate $125,000 to food banks. (Source: WITF)

 • EPA rejects Chesapeake Bay plan as inadequate: Pennsylvania’s proposed Watershed Improvement Plan, it third, falls short of necessary nitrogen mitigation targets by 9.3 million pounds (Source: Capital Star)

 • Penn State Children’s Hospital hires ‘Captain’: The golden retriever is the hospital’s third “facility dog.” He will encourage children receiving outpatient orthopedic, physical medicine and rehabilitation and neurophysiology treatments. (Source: CBS 21)

 • Pa. launches ‘Don’t Gamble with Kids’ campaign: Parents who leave children unattended while gambling at casinos are a significant problem, Gaming Control Board officials say. (Source; ABC 27)

 • Nation/world: Seven dead, including shooter, in mass killing at Va. Walmart. (Source: UPI) Biden extends student loan repayment freeze. (Source: CNN) Supreme Court refuses to block release of Trump tax returns to House panel. (Source: NPR) Taliban publicly whip 12 at stadium. (Source: AP) Advertisers leave Twitter. (Source: Washington Post)