Midday News To Use: 10.30.2020

How Do We Cope?
With death hanging over us like a cloud, it has felt like a real life halloween all year. And not the fun kind either. With a recession to start the year, followed by a pandemic that is raging hotter than ever, with an average of more than 2,000 deaths a day since it has started, we top it off with a presidential election that everyone can’t wait to be over. Then we end up at the actual halloween and for the superstitious a full moon to boot. Then to add insult to injury we have to relive an hour of it as we set our clocks back one hour Saturday evening.
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Far From Over.
88,521 that is a new record we did not want to set. That number is how many positive covid 19 cases the US saw yesterday. To top it off, there were nearly 1,000 deaths from the disease yesterday too. The daily death rate could triple by January according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
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City of Brotherly Love
Philadelphia City Council has passed a bill banning police use of tear gas, rubber bullets and pepper spray during protests or other First Amendment protected activities. Though the legislation was a response to protests over the summer following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, it comes as new protests roil in the city following the police shooting death of Walter Wallace Jr.
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Something Good
Brent Caldwell, is practically the living embodiment of “Something Good.” First, he is a teacher. That is something good by itself, but he also had his long hair cut off so that it could be donated to Hair We Share, a nonprofit that helps make and provide wigs to people who have lost their hair due to a medical condition. 14 inches will make someone a very nice wig. Bravo to Brent Caldwell, not all heroes wear capes.
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From ABC Action News
If you’re looking for a last-minute Halloween event, this Saturday a family farm in Largo is opening their gates to the public for a fall Farm Festival. Complete with a pumpkin patch, hayride and petting zoo.
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