Midday News To Use: 10.06.2020

Not Safe Yet
President Trump returned to the White House yesterday after being treated for Covid-19. As his doctor said it is like going from one hospital to another. However, in close up video of the President on the balcony of the White House, it showed him with heavy labored breathing. He tweeted a message saying not to be afraid of the coronavirus, even though it’s killed more than 210,000 people on American soil, and infected at least 18 in his immediate circle, since the SCOTUS nomination party ten days ago.
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Again?
While tropical storm Gamma drifts around the Yucatan peninsula, Hurricane Delta is picking up steam as it enters the Gulf of Mexico and could become a Category 3 storm in the next 24 hours. The Caribbean and parts of Louisiana are already preparing as Delta’s path is projected to take it to Lousianna this weekend.
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When Will it End?
A police officer in Texas has been arrested and charged with murder after fatally shooting a 31-year-old Black man who was intervening in a domestic dispute. Wolfe City Police Officer Shaun Lucas shot Jonathan Price while responding to a call over the weekend, and an investigation is ongoing. Meanwhile, a second grand jury juror involved in the Breonna Taylor case has reportedly come forward to an area activist and wants to speak freely about the deliberations.
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Everyone is Effected
Children struggling with hunger come from families who are struggling, too. 14 million children go hungry every day. That number is 5 times higher than it was before the pandemic. There is no end in sight as congress failed to pass another very much needed relief bill. While changes have been made to prop up the stock market, millions of Americans struggle every day to make ends meet. And a large number of them are not able to do so. If you want to help FeedingAmerica.org has a number of options for you.
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More Help
When Tom and Sarah Bricker, a couple who runs the Disney Tourist Blog, discovered the folks who run their favorite theme park were in need, they couldn’t stand idly by. To help, the Brickers set up a virtual fundraiser with Second Harvest a central Florida food bank. The Brickers said in a post that they had made a $500 donation — and then asked readers to match it. then, like something straight out of a storybook, people around the country were inspired to help the many affected workers who had dedicated their lives to making people happy. As of Monday, Erika Spence, a spokesperson for Second Harvest of Central Florida said the Brickers’ fundraiser had climbed to $47,000 — and counting!
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