Entrepreneur, former publisher kicks off 2021 Harrisburg mayor’s race with website, survey

The founder and former publisher of Central Penn Business Journal gave what businessmen often like to call a “soft opening” to a potential run for mayor of Harrisburg next year.

Dave Schankweiler’s likely campaign kicked off with a Tuesday morning text pinging cell phones around the region with a link to his candidate Web site at https://daveforhbg.org. On it, he states “I’m planning to announce a run for mayor of Harrisburg” in early 2021.

Schankweiler, who has lived in the Harrisburg region since his childhood and lived in the city since 2017, would be seeking the Democratic Party nomination for the city’s top elected office. County voter registration records show that he changed his registration from Republican to Democrat in December 2019.

A candidacy would put Schankweiler on a direct collision course with two-term incumbent Eric Papenfuse. Papenfuse, responding to Schankweiler’s launch, told PennLive by text Tuesday that he will

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Publisher ends relationship with Pete Evans after chef posts neo-Nazi symbol on social media

The publisher of Pete Evans’ books has said it is “finalising” its relationship with the celebrity chef after he posted a cartoon on his social media accounts which included a neo-Nazi symbol used by the Christchurch terrorist.

Pete Evans standing in front of a building: Photograph: Bradley Kanaris/AAP

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Photograph: Bradley Kanaris/AAP

The former My Kitchen Rules host on Sunday posted a cartoon on Facebook and Instagram to his over 1.5m followers of a caterpillar wearing a Make America Great Again hat talking to a black butterfly with a Black Sun symbol on its wing.

The ancient European symbol, also known as the sonnenrad, has been appropriated by Nazis and is recognised as a hate symbol by the Anti-Defamation League.

The symbol was also used on the Christchurch terrorist’s manifesto before the massacre last year. According to Gizmodo, the meme was also published this week on a Nordic neo-Nazi website.

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Windows 10 will start blocking drivers if it can’t verify software publisher

With yesterday’s Patch Tuesday security update, Microsoft has flagged a change in the way Windows verifies driver software that could spur a rise in driver errors for Windows 10 users. 

Microsoft details the two driver-related error messages users of all supported versions of Windows 10 and Windows Server might see after installing the October Patch Tuesday security update. 

The errors will happen if Windows can’t verify the publisher of the driver software or if the driver lacks a signature. 

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“When installing a third-party driver, you might receive the error, “Windows can’t verify the publisher of this driver software”. You might also see the error, “No signature was present in the subject” when attempting to view the signature properties using Windows Explorer,” Microsoft explains under known issues with this update for Windows 10 version 2004. 

According to Microsoft, the error occurs when an

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