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U.S. Nears 200,000 Dead; Germany Warns on Europe: Virus Update

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U.S. deaths related to Covid-19 approached 200,000 and the nation’s new cases rose in line with a one-week average. Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said he expects the U.S. to experience “at least one more cycle” of the virus in the fall and winter.

Germany’s health minister said the trend of cases in Europe is “worrying” as U.K. Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty is set to warn on Monday that the U.K. is at a “critical point.”

India’s virus tally is approaching 5.5 million while Indonesia’s capital is adding thousands of beds to house patients as its health system struggles with record infections.

Key Developments:

Global Tracker: Cases top 30.8 million; deaths exceed 958,400Virtual UN is latest blow to New York City’s battered economyFewer people are dying of Covid as doctors gain practice, drugs improveA rash of infections on trading floors threatens Wall Street’s return to

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Local business burglarized hours after doing good dead

GRANITE CITY, Ill. — This week, our I-Team got help for a woman who had a dangerous tree dangling dead branches above her yard.
Now the company that stepped in to solve the problem, needs some help too.

The property next door was abandoned and overgrown. The I-Team tried repeatedly to get the attention of Kerber’s Alderman and city officials with no luck.

When it seemed no one in Granite City would help Kerber deal with the dangerous tree next door, a complete stranger, Lance Howard with Madcow outdoor service offered to help for free.

His crew trimmed the branches that kept falling and injuring Kerber’s little dog, Toby. It was thousands of dollars worth of work that Howard was happy to do for free, as part of his Trees for Heroes program

Once a month, Howard says he tries to do a free tree job for a veteran or

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College distinctions, a young entrepreneurs class and a drop dead graduation date on tap | St. Tammany community news

D.J. Jackson, a business administration major from Slidell, has been named to the Residence Life staff in Shannon Hall at Culver-Stockton College. Jackson and the other 25 other RAs selected returned to school in August to train and prepare for the semester now beginning. They are responsible for developing a healthy, open, safe and welcoming community for all students in residence at the Canton, Mo., college.

Isabel Yarborough, an 18-year-old Covington resident and owner of Flora + Wild, says it was her participation in a previous “Young Entrepreneurs Academy” at Southeastern University in Hammond that taught her the life and business skills that now serve as her career guideposts. “I have found a career path now — what I want to do for the rest of my life,” she said.

It is now time to sign up for local students in grades six through 12 to apply to

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