WSJM Morning News-10/23/2020
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In this edition:
- The Berrien County Health Department and the leaders of local schools have issued an open letter to the community, pleading with everyone to keep their guard up as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise.
- Less than two weeks from this year’s election, and a huge number of voters are requesting to vote absentee according to Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson.
- Guns at the polls? It’s going to be a question for the courts.
- General Motors CEO Mary Barra and the presidents of Michigan State University, the University of Michigan, and Wayne State University fired off an letter to the state Legislature asking for action in the fight against COVID 19.
- Some St. Joseph residents aren’t used to seeing anyone other than somebody white campaigning for office. Police were called over the weekend on state House candidate Chokwe Pitchford and county commission candidate Rayonte Bell along with one other person they were with.
- Berrien County Undersheriff Chuck Heit gives high marks to a new law just signed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer.
- President Trump has released footage of his interview with the CBS News show 60 Minutes. Mr. Trump walked out of the interview with CBS News correspondent Lesley Stahl on Monday.
- A couple of road closures will start this week in Benton Township due to the US-31 completion project.
Full story at: https://www.wsjm.com/2020/10/23/wsjm-morning-news-10-23-2020/