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Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

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St. Louis-area hospitals report record COVID-19 admissions

'In September, we were concerned when our admissions totals climbed over 40. Seeing totals like this is heartbreaking,' Dr. Alex Garza said Wednesday. Read more


Surging states as 29 report highest day of COVID cases this month

(CNN) -- The fall surge has ushered in daunting rates of Covid-19 spread, with 29 states reporting at least one record high day of new case… Read more


NYT: Tax records show Trump had $270 million in debt forgiven after he failed to repay lenders

(CNN) -- President Donald Trump has had more than $270 million in debt forgiven since 2010 after he failed to repay his lenders for a Chica… Read more


Dodgers take title as COVID-19 positive teammate joins celebration without mask

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — No large dogpile, no champagne and a mask on nearly every face — the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated their first Wor… Read more


Anxiety 2020: Voters worry about safety at the polls

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gary Kauffman says he does not scare easily. So when men waving President Donald Trump flags drive by his house in downto… Read more


Wife of Justice Thomas boosts unsupported claims against Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is using her Facebook page to amplify unsubstantiated claims of corrupt… Read more


Machu Picchu reopening Sunday after pandemic closure

MACHU PICCHU, Peru (AP) — Except workers repairing roads and signs, Peru's majestic Incan citadel of Machu Picchu is eerily empty ahead of … Read more

Dear Abby

Dear Abby: Wife with debilitating illness gets little help from husband

I am a young woman who has battled rheumatoid arthritis and Sjogren’s syndrome for the past eight years. My aunt passed away from complications of it at the age of 43, and I’m getting close to that age. Read more

Miss Manners

Miss Manners: Managing conversation at a distanced party

Please advise on how to converse in three (or more!) COVID “pods.” One couple is seated in each pod — socially distanced, masked and alfresco — but with no chance to circulate, except by changing seats with the other in the same pod. Read more