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Landlord charged in teen’s death; holiday shopping starts early; more: Good Morning, Pennsylvania

What you need to know for Friday, Oct. 16, 2020.

Weather

High: 57; Low: 37. Rainy today, mostly clear this weekend.

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Today’s talkers

Special report: Many are unprepared and in danger should an accident occur with Sunoco’s Mariner East natural gas pipelines. Preparedness plans largely fail to account for people with disabilities, the elderly, the ill and children. Read more.

See also: Basics of the pipeline project

Town halls: President Donald Trump and Joe Biden didn’t debate each other last night as originally planned. Instead, they showcased their differences in views (and temperament) in separate, televised town halls. Read more.

See also: C-SPAN suspends editor who was supposed to moderate

Winter forecast: Winter 2020 is predicted to be like last year: drier and warmer, with fewer and milder snowstorms. Read more.

Homicides

Teen shot at home: The owner of a Harrisburg apartment building has been charged with killing a 19-year-old woman who lived there. Read more.

Death penalty case: Prosecutors say they’ll seek the death penalty against a 25-year-old man charged with killing the two mothers of his children. Read more.

See also: Woman stabbed to death in Carlisle

Holidays

Going shopping: Instead of encouraging massive Black Friday crowds, retailers are beginning to offer sales to encourage people to shop early and safely. Read more.

See also: Where to find Halloween gear

Thanksgoing: With carryout meals and Zoom gatherings, Thanksgiving is going to look a lot different. But that could mean new traditions, too. Read more.

Football

Growing: Penn State feature back Journey Brown is planning on playing a bigger role in the team’s offense this fall. Read more.

See also: Team’s updated roster

Changing: Former Steeler Le’Veon Bell, cut this week from the Jets, is going to the Kansas City Chiefs for at least a season. Read more.

See also: NFL picks for the weekend

In brief

How to watch high school football  5/8 Gisele Fetterman asks for no charges against racist ranter 5/8 Nearly 1,600 coronavirus cases reported yesterday 5/8 Company hiding $1M in each state 5/8 After a week in ICU, Chris Christie says he should’ve worn mask 5/8 Driver killed in I-81 crash 5/8 Honus Wagner baseball card sets sales record 5/8

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