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Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid tells CNN's Chris Cuomo that he does not regret changing the rules to eliminate the need for 60 votes to end debate over judicial nominations, which some argue paved the way for Sen. Mitch McConnell to confirm President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee.

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President Donald Trump claimed that the White House could override the US Food and Drug Administration if the agency released tougher standards for the authorization of a Covid-19 vaccine, casting such a move as "political." CNN's Erica Hill reports.

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Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) responds to President Donald Trump's latest comments about a peaceful transition of power in the event he loses the election, saying he earned the boos he received while paying respects to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Joe Biden has questioned the reopening strategy around the country and called for an emphasis on testing. President Donald Trump has pushed for businesses and schools to open and has downplayed the importance of testing.

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Election Day is right around the corner. Stacker compiled the voting laws in every state, according to Ballotpedia, RepresentUs, Vote.org, and others.

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A giant robot resembling the 1970s anime figure Gundam has been tested in Yokohama, Japan. The robot stands at nearly 60 feet tall and weighs 24 tons.

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The first 2020 presidential debate is next week and it will be the first time President Donald Trump and Democratic nominees, former Vice President Joe Biden will face off. Chris Cillizza explains what each candidate need to do in order to walk away the winner of the debate.

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Joe Biden has put an emphasis on the middle class in his economic plan, pledging to repeal President Donald Trump's tax cuts for the wealthy. Trump's major economic achievement as president was the 2017 tax cut, and he often points to the stock market as an economic indicator.

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Protests for Breonna Taylor have helped push for reforms in Louisville, Kentucky, including an end to "no-knock" warrants, stricter body-cam rules, and a multi-million dollar settlement awarded to Taylor's family.

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President Donald Trump ordered the Justice Department to ban bump stocks after the 2017 Las Vegas shooting and has focused on mental health as an underlying issue. Joe Biden has pledged to ban so-called assault weapons and take on the NRA and gun manufacturers.

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Outrage and heartbreak boiled over into protests in many cities across the US after the Kentucky attorney general announced that none of the three officers involved in Breonna Taylor's death would be charged with her killing. Her cousin spoke to CNN affiliate WXMI.

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The origin of the asylum nurse is explored in a new Netflix thriller series. Rick Damigella reports.

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Protesters take to the streets around the country after the grand jury in the Breonna Taylor case announced that one officer, Brett Hankison, has been indicted on three counts of wanton endangerment in the first-degree for his actions on the night Taylor was killed.

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VR technologies are allowing doctors in Dubai to view patients' data in real-time and provide initial diagnosis in an ambulance several miles away.

(The Center Square) – Two Louisville Metro Police Department officers were shot Wednesday night as protesters hit the streets in the Kentucky city’s downtown district to speak out against a grand jury’s decision earlier in the day not to indict officers in the Breonna Taylor case. 

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One of the main roads through Hiawatha that has been periodically closed for construction the past 18 months is set to reopen Friday morning.

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The Horton City Commission met earlier this month, and one topic of discussion was local free food programs. Commissioner Wade Edwards voiced his concerns about the programs potentially shutting down the local grocery store.

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The Hiawatha City Commission met on Monday evening and heard from Hiawatha Chamber and Visitors Bureau’s board president Kate Miller regarding the group’s plans for the annual Halloween Frolic.

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The USD 430 School Board met on Monday evening and ratified a negotiated agreement with staff. A $0.25 raise was approved for all classified staff, while a 2% increase passed for the district’s 5 administration staff members, while principals and the Curriculum Director were moved to 12-mont…

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The Horton City Commission met last month, and the group voted to approve a 2021 budget with a mill levy of 67.787. Commissioner Edwards noted that the levy has not been raised since 2019, when it increased just 0.021 mills.

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A vehicle said by authorities to have been traveling at a high rate of speed on a side road off U.S. Highway 36 crashed into a ditch on early Sunday morning, killing one of the five teenage occupants, all of whom are from Hiawatha. 

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The Board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Chairman Dwight A. Kruse, Keith Olsen, and Richard L. Lehmkuhl. Also present was Brown County Clerk Melissa Gormley. County Attorney Kevin Hill was present for a portion of the meeting. Dwight …

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Hiawatha Municipal Court actions for the month of September 2020, Ted Collins, Judge. Fines listed (except seatbelt violations) are in addition to court costs of $100.00 on each case.