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It happens, we'll bring it to you live here on Como. It's expected to be a press conference about how the president's in the country will fight Covid 19 going forward. It's believed to include stipulation that the Department of Labor will require vaccination or testing of all employees of companies. Have more than 100 people on staff. There is also expectation from press Secretary Jen Psaki, who says that federal workers will have 75 days to get vaccinated. President will make his way out West next week to to assess the damage from Northern California wildfires. He is scheduled to visit a few places, including the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho. President campaigning with California Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom ahead of a recall election as well. Come on news time. 1 16. Is your email inbox unusually full of airline travel deals. There's a reason for it. The surging pandemic once again drying up demand for the travel industry and companies are trying to boost their numbers covering this for ABC News today is Alex Stone, who joins us on the common Newsline. Alex several emails in the last week. It hit my inbox from I don't want to out them necessarily. But let's call them. Um, shame. Alaska schmear lines. How bad are things right now? Well, Yeah. If you are a member of I don't know. Let's call him west South. You're going to notice that today they're saying Hey, if you will fly one round trip, we will give you a companion pass. For the first couple of months of next year that that you know some of these deals right now they are desperately saying book and book right now, and it's a trend of the airlines started seeing in early August as adult a variant was spreading that While they had been saying no, no, no, that things were still looking good. They were bringing back Cruz planes were full airports were backed, but that's all changed. And now today A bunch of the major airlines made filings with the federal government, saying that their outlook has changed and that travel demand has disappeared again because of the Delta very in Today. Andrew Acela at United and exact. They're telling an investors conference that they're seeing a big uptick and canceled trips lack in booking for the fall. Here's what he's saying. Headlines for. And over the variant and what was happening here in the country and around the world really kind of overtook the situation. Um and quickly kind of change the outlooks, which now I think, reflect You know, when the eight Keighley united put out this morning, um, thing quite frankly, what we're seeing around the industry? Yeah, pretty much. Everybody reports that they're seeing And they do. Though Taylor believe the travel demand over Thanksgiving Christmas, New Year's will come back will be strong. The prices will be high again. So this is what it means for you. They need you. They want you to travel. That prices are plummeting right now. Round trip to Europe under 300 bucks in some cases to Florida under 200 l a x to Maui 99 bucks each way. And over the travel site Hopper. They say the deal is pretty incredible that the airlines are They know that between now and about mid November, their business has dried up, and they need you to fill that we found that the absolute cheapest prices are going to start appearing around mid September or next week. Make sure you're looking at least four weeks in advance at least three weeks in advance for Thanksgiving as well. So not good news for the airlines may be good news for you. If you want to travel normally during the fall, business travel would be strong. They don't have that because so many people We're still working remotely. The leisure travel has now canceled and they've got a lot of open seats and they'll they'll make deals. And now is that time and customers kind of get their pick now, for those who prefer to fly, maybe with a vaccinated crew how our airlines approaching vaccine mandates. Yes. So the interesting thing is in the last 24 hours United laying out what it's going to do. It was one of the few major airlines to say that all employees have to be vaccinated. And they sent a letter to their employees, saying those who have been approved for religious exemptions and aren't getting vaccinated. They're not going to be working. They're going to go on unpaid leave, and if they have a medical exemption, they're going to go on medical leave beginning October, 2nd. But they won't be working and many won't be paid with that either, depending on their contract And what union there in But the bottom line. They're saying, if you have been denied an exemption as a united employee for those who don't want to get vaccinated if they deny you and then you don't get vaccinated Within five weeks, you will be terminated that you will be fired from the company. So They're making it known that if you aren't getting vaccinated with an exemption year that off the job and likely not getting paid, and if you refuse to get vaccinated that then the airline is just going to fire you. ABC's Alec Stone with us uncommon. Who's Alex? Thank you. You got it. Thanks. Come on each time 1 20 time forever. Appel Insurance Business Update Here's Frank Miller. Well, gold prices were bit higher today as investors concerned about economic growth, along with concerns about regulatory crackdowns in China, and also some concern about a possible pull back in stimulus measures from central banks, both in the U. S and Europe that also coupled with some strong jobs opening day to push gold up 2/10 of a percent. $1797.05 an ounce and Burger King says that it's permanently banning over 100 artificial ingredients from its food menus across the country. The decision part of the chains, efforts to offer food without compromising on taste under its new commitment called Have it your way, the real way. That's your money now. Markets closed lower today. Losing almost a half percent for both the Dow and the S and P 500. The Dow down 151 points, the S and P 500 down 20 and the NASDAQ lost a quarter percent or 38 points. Money news at 20 and 50 past the hour Common Traffic Update with Marina is next Co MO News radio winner of the coveted Edward R. Murrow Award for best newscast, Breaking news and hard news coverage, stay connected. Stay informed with the Northwest Best Co mo news, 1000 FM, 97 7 and streaming On your smart speaker. Freak.