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Staff report

Today’s topics include:

Local News:

  • Schools districts close to or already decided on plans for next school year
  • Fall HS sports delayed until January and competitive sports reduced to 6 weeks total
  • PGA Barracuda Championship kicks off this week at Old Greenway in Truckee
  • Red Flag warning around the Tahoe Basin

Nation and World

  • C19 Totals: 16.4m cases, 653k deaths (US = 4.3m, 150k)CARES 2 Act decision expected in congress today for $1t stimulus package
  • Fox Sports virtual fans create love and hate among baseball
  • Chick-fil-A offers free food voucher for coins amid shortage
  • Hawaii braces for rare Hurricane Douglas, Hurricane Hanna devolved into a tropical depression
  • Kim Jong Un finally admits COVID is in N. Korea
  • Trump’s national security adviser test positive for COVID, the most senior White House official to be tested positive
  • Vaccine testing starting this week for 30k volunteers… Moderna and Pfizer leading the pack
  • US and Europe launching rover to Mars on Thurs. 7/30 at 4:50am PST from Cape Canaveral – 3rd launch to the red planet this month, Atlas 5… same rocket that took “Curiosity” to Mars
  • “Beyond the Bag” Initiative The world’s biggest retailers are trying to replace the plastic shopping bag.
  • Serena Williams’ 2-year-old daughter is now the youngest owner in pro sports
  • Tues, 7/30 = Nat’l Hamburger Day, Wed 7/29 = Nat’l Chicken Wing Day

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