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Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Dave Mattingly President Trump and Democratic Presidential nominee. Joe Biden took part in separate Town Hall events last night in place of debate number to the president was questioned in Florida and an NBC news event. Biden was questioned in Pennsylvania by ABC News. NPR glass has more work flipping between the two events the contrast for evident Biden spun out long answer is heavy on policy sticking to his campaigns focus on the current Public Health crisis. If in fact we wore match we could say between now and the end of the year 100000 line of wedlock towns and hopefully raise doubts about the importance of wearing masks final chance for the candidate debate, October 22nd.

Nashville sangria glass NPR News Washington Wisconsin is reporting a record number of daily coronavirus infections Chuck Wambach with member station wuwm as the state's Governor wants politicians including President Trump to endorse the wearing of masks to help combat the spike and infections Democratic. Governor. Tony ever says the situation isn't helped by what he calls the presidents inconsistent messaging on the coronavirus Hebrews wants all politicians with events planned in the state to require attendees to wear masks and he says that includes a trump Rally Set for Saturday. That's Chuck quirmbach reporting police in Salt Lake City. Utah say all First Responders in the city will undergo training to deal with people experiencing mental health issues or sensory disorders. John Reed station kuer says the move follows a police shooting involving a 13 year old autistic boy.

The mother of the boy who was shot and called police for help with a mental health episode in the shooting was captured by a police body camera. The training is part of a larger effort to reform the police department to Salt Lake City Marriott in Mendenhall, which also includes things like racial sensitivity and D escalation programs and through this work. We will live in Salt Lake City that is more safe for its residents and for the officers who serve to protect us from NPR news. I'm John Reed in Salt Lake City Gas and Electric says about 30,000 homes and businesses are still without power in Northern California. The utility says power should be fully restored by tonight PG&E began cutting power to thousands of customers two days ago to reduce the risk of wildfires.

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Guatemala's government says it's seeking to verify what role federal agents from the US may have played in the deportation of Honduran migrants Bound for American soil as NPR's. Carrie, reports Senate Democrats are accusing the Trump administration of violating an agreement between the US and Guatemala. Guatemala is presidential spokesman says the issue is a dispute between the US state department and the Department of Homeland Security Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee say u.s. Agent stationed in Guatemala rounded up Honduran migrants and deported them that would violate the state department agreement was Guatemala limiting the work of DHS agents to an advisory only roll advocates for migrants a US policy in Central America is no longer run by diplomats, but by DHS officials who are only focus on controlling migration us officials did not have comment tarique on NPR

Hit Major League Baseball. The Atlanta Braves are a win away from advancing to this year's World Series last night. The Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 10 to 2 and game 4 of the National League Championship Series Atlanta leads the series 3 games to 1 game 5 is tonight Game 6 of the American League Championship Series. Is this afternoon the Tampa Bay Rays need one more win to advance to the World Series. They leave the Houston Astros three games to two in the ALCS Wall Street Futures are higher this morning Dow futures are up for Nasdaq futures up 33 on Dave Mattingly in Washington.
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