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NPR News: 08-29-2020 11AM ET

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Live from NPR news on Barbara Klein the union representing police officers involved in last Sunday shooting of a black man in Kenosha. Wisconsin says Jacob Lake was armed with a knife and strongly resisted arrest before he was shot 7 times in the back mean while protesters there continue to demand Justice. They're also hailing Anthony Huber one of the protesters shot and killed by gunmen this week his girlfriend Hannah getting says he ran after the gunman to disarm him and pushed her out of Harm's Way.

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And he didn't just run after a gun man not knowing like what the possible consequences of that action would be like that. You pushed me into an Alleyway and ran off to take Buddy down.

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That's a hero in Illinois judge has postponed a decision on whether the alleged gunman. Kyle Rittenhouse should be extradited to Wisconsin to face charges cleanup is underway in Louisiana after Hurricane Loris truck Thursday morning with up to 150 mile an hour winds at least 10 people died. And Paul Braun of member station wrkf reports recovery is a massive undertaking more than 600,000 homes and businesses are without electricity and at least 80 water systems were compromised by the storm affecting an estimated 220000 people that's causing us to have a rolling series of evacuation. So we're having to do from nursing homes and from hospitals. So restoring power getting water backup is incredibly important city officials in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Say water treatment sides took a beating from the storm and it may be weeks before the water will start flowing again.

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President Donald Trump is expected to visit Lake Charles on Saturday to observe the damage with state and local officials for NPR news on polvoron in Baton Rouge has altered its rules regarding the experimental covid-19 drug REM death severe NPR Sydney Lufkin reports. It can now be dispensed to all hospitalized coronavirus patients from Death of ear is the experimental covid-19 drug made by Gilead Sciences. It's not yet fully approved by the FDA for the Navy agency authorized it for emergency use in hospitalized patients with severe disease. These are patients who need supplemental oxygen can be given to all hospitalized covid-19 patients and it's formally expanded its emergency use authorization. The FDA says it made this decision based on the totality of scientific evidence a study published earlier this week indeed show that REM death of year did make a difference for patients with moderate covid-19.

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After a 5-day course of the drug, but there's a catch the authors concluded that this difference was quote of Uncertain clinical importance Sydney Lufkin and PR news. This is NPR.

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Tens of thousands of demonstrators in Berlin March for several hours today to protest coronavirus restrictions in the German Capital police later disperse. The crowds after Marchers failed to respect orders to wear masks and socially distance some waived American and Russian Flags cycling's Tour de France kicked off today and the French Riviera city of nice. The 3-week race had been postponed for two months because of the coronavirus pandemic, but is NPR's Eleanor Beardsley were 4th. That's not the only change this year. You won't see large crowds lining the roads to cheer the Riders and departures and won't be allowed to line the roads on Mountain climbs. The 176 Riders will be enclosed in bubbles of up to Thirty teammates, including doctors and drivers during the entire three-week. Ray's long-time. Tour fans Housewives says, there's bound to be less enthusiasm this year.

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The door's always been synonymous with summer vacation. He says now with people back at work and not out on the roads cheering. It won't have the same spirit. This year's 2200 mile race will be grueling with an exceptional 10 Mountain stages Eleanor Beardsley NPR news Paris actor Chadwick. Boseman has died best known for a starring role in Black Panther Boseman played several iconic real life figures, including Thurgood Marshall and Jackie Robinson. He battled colon cancer for 4 years. Bozeman was 43. I'm Barbara Klein NPR news.
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