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Paul Takac (left), Justin Behrens (right) / photos provided
Meet the candidates: Paul Takac, the Democrat running for the state House in the new 82nd district

Paul Takac, a member of the College Township council, is the Democratic nominee running for the state House of Representatives in 2022 in the newly created 82nd district, which covers part of Centre County.
Listen to Our Interview with Paul Takac
 
Meet the candidates: Justin Behrens, the Republican running for the state House in the 82nd district

Paul Takac, a member of the College Township council, is the Democratic nominee running for the state House of Representatives in 2022 in the newly created 82nd district, which covers part of Centre County.
Listen to Our Interview with Justin Behrens
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Democrats Shapiro and Fetterman hold "Get Out the Vote" rally at Penn State


John Fetterman speaks to a crowd of hundreds on Old Main Lawn last night as part of Josh Shapiro's "Get Out the Vote" bus tour across Pennsylvania.
 
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Doug Mastriano rallies supporters in Centre County a week before the election

Pennsylvania's Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano shook hands after a rally Nov. 1, 2022, at the C3 Sports facility in College Township, Centre County.
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Stories from Other News Outlets
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Penn State’s new president led a Kentucky university through crises. This is the story of her high-wire act.

Penn State President Neeli Bendapudi has often referenced the “glass cliff” that she and other leaders faced. The risk of failure is high. The edges of the cliff are transparent and could be anywhere.
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Why are undated mail ballots such a big deal in Pennsylvania?

Under state law, a person who casts a mail ballot must sign and date a declaration on the outer envelope.
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National News
Supreme Court hears arguments in affirmative action cases

The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday that could overturn years of precedent. Past decisions indicated colleges can use race in admissions as long as they don't use quotas or give applicants benefits based solely on race. Plaintiffs are asking the justices to rule that any consideration of race is unconstitutional. Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal joined John Yang to discuss the cases.
 
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Vaccines used to be apolitical. Now they're a campaign issue

Minnesota Republican Scott Jensen has appeared with numerous anti-vaccine activists. Their support may have helped him the state primary for governor.
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