Midday News To Use: 11.3.2020

At Last
It is finally here. Election Day 2020. If you haven’t voted yet you still have time. Before the sun rose today nearly 100,000,0000 Americans had already voted. That is nearly 3/4ths of the number of people that voted in the entire 2016 election. Keep in mind that there is a dress code at most polling places. If you want to make a political fashion statement while voting, you may want to check your state rules first.
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Hard to Forget
With all the talk about voting and election day, one thing that is hard to forget, the pandemic is still with us. Over the two months we have seen more cases of infections in the US than we saw the previous 6 months combined. Last week Australia’s Victoria state reported no new coronavirus cases or deaths. The State of Victoria is home to one of Australia’s largest cities, Melbourne, with a population of nearly 5 million. How did they do it? No differently than requested by Dr Anthony Fauci. Wear a mask, wash your hands and keep your distance.
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Could Move North
Tropical storm Eta to grew to a strong Category 4 hurricane in just one day. While it is a slow-moving Storm, it rapidly intensified and made landfall in Nicaragua this morning. It brought catastrophic damage including feet of rain. Some models have it moving back to the east and possibly making its way to the gulf.
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Terror Attachs on the Rise
At least four people were killed and 14 injured in a terror attack in Vienna, Austria. At least one gunman opened fire in a busy part of the city. Police believe there may have been multiple attackers, but one suspect who was shot dead by police was said to have been “radicalized.”
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Who will Pay?
Saint John’s Pass is filling up with sand and the bureaucrats are turning themselves into preztels about who should pay for it. Sand from the updrift beaches has been pushed south over the past decades. Now it is narrowing the channel as the sand has hooked around the heel of the barrier island. It has created an unwanted beach now butting up against the boat dock.
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