Midday News To Use: 11.24.2020

It’s about time
The Trump administration is ready to begin the formal transition process with President-elect Joe Biden. The General Services Administration made the announcement yesterday, marking the first step the administration has taken to acknowledge the President’s electoral defeat. Now, Biden and his team will have access to a slew of resources, including federal employees and about $6.3 million to set up the next administration.
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Grim Projection
Every day for the past 2 weeks has brought a new record high for coronavirus hospitalizations. According to a new forecasting model, by Inauguration Day the US could reach 20 million cumulative coronavirus cases. That would mean hospitalizations would nearly double and add more stress to an already overloaded system that is already at record levels in some areas.
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Here’s Jeopardy
After a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, the much loved “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek died earlier this month. While shows with Alex are still airing until Christmas day, the show has named reigning champion Ken Jennings as the show’s first interim replacement. Ken Jennings became a household name after winning 74 straight games in 2004 and just last year he won the title “Greatest of All Time.”
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Now Something Else
For those abiding by the CDC recommendations to stay home for Thanksgiving and not have any large gatherings. Netflix wants to remind you that it has a plethora of corny holiday rom-coms. Why? Because they know you are not beyond wrapping yourselves up in a nice warm blanket and watching endless hours of Holiday joy.
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Although you may be better off with a good book.
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Now Weather
If you pay attention to medical experts, you will not be traveling for Thanksgiving. Apparently weather across the US does not want you to travel either. Millions will be affected by the storm systems during this holiday week.
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