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Live from NPR news on Nora raum President Trump hits the campaign Trail again today and we are is Tamara Keith reports to his stumps planned in Florida and North Carolina Trump's first event of the day will technically be in His official capacity as president not a campaign event. He said to talk about his record on the environment and conservation while in Florida early in his presidency Trump announced he was pulling the us out of the Paris climate Accord a move. He continues to tout of course Florida is a key Battleground State without it trumps pasta reelection Narrows considerably in the evening Trump will hold one of his airport Hangar Rally's in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It's also a Battleground State and won Trump visited just last week absentee ballots there started going out last Friday Tamara Keith NPR news on the Democratic side vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris visited Kenosha, Wisconsin yesterday where she met

The family of Jacob Lake now paralyzed after being shot in the back by police last month there an Incredible family and what they've been doing it and they just do it with such dignity and Grace and you know, they're carrying the weight of a lot of voices on their shoulder vice president. Mike Pence also visited Wisconsin yesterday and is fiction look for as he spoke about jobs the effort to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus and the protest in Kenosha after the Blake shooting saying there is no excuse for riding the largest utility in California has begun shutting off power to 170. Mm customers to prevent its equipment from the starting more fires two years ago of fires sparked by Pacific Gas and Electric power lines devastated the community of paradise 85 people died. This year is fire season is already setting records wildfires have burned two million Acres so far to the largest fires in State history or burning incense.

The Bay Area gale force winds in Washington and Oregon on Labor Day fan the Flames of a fire that burned one small town near Spokane mostly the ground at least 80 fire started in Washington and what officials called in historic event the northwest news networks and a king has more the fire was at the city limits of the small town of Malden about 1:30 p.m. An hour later. The entire town was engulfed Brett Myers is the Whitman county sheriff and when you have wind blowing 45 to 50 miles an hour and you have to write Timber dried ryegrass everywhere and a fire that is just assuming everything in its path. It's definitely a scary situation closed in on Northwest communities air support was grounded and highways closed because of fire and blowing dust for NPR news on Anna King. This is NPR.

Police in Chicago are looking for the person who opened fire on a vehicle yesterday killing an eight-year-old girl and wounding two adults official say the shooter was in another vehicle that quickly made a u-turn in that away. The Chicago Sun-Times says the girl was the sixth child 10 years or younger killed in Chicago is since like June the Louisville Metro Police Department has announced its third leadership shakeup in 3 months after protests over the shooting death of Brianna Taylor by police in March. Gentry a former deputy chief at the department will take over as interim Chief next month. John Boyle from Member station wfpl has more lmpd when she takes over the position currently held by Robert Schroeder who is retiring October 1st Gentry retired from the force in 2014. Her return comes as a city surpasses 100 days of protests calling for racial Justice and police accountability. She says the summer of demonstrations has been tough on officers and protest.

Is a like but believe the city is at a turning point of people have been feeling for a long time, and we can't go back and take away. He's not seeking the permanent position of lmpd Chief more than 20 people applied for the position by the August 31st deadline for NPR news on John Boyle in stocks Rose today after a small balance in European markets yesterday us markets were closed for the Labor Day holiday Japan's Benchmark Nikkei average gained 8/10 of 1% I'm Nora raum NPR news.
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