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We care about. Our economy. Our health. Our Children. Kind of country we live in. It's all on the line. Paris, The first woman of color on a national ticket says racism needs to be rooted out, calling for a John Lewis Voting Rights Act, referring to the congressman and civil rights leader who recently died. A senior postal official says the agency won't prioritize mail in ballots for delivery unless states pay for first class postage has been paved from member station W. VPN reports that comes amid concerns over recent changes at the Postal Service. In the past, voting rights groups say the Postal Service moved mountains to make sure ballots got delivered. But at a round table hosted by Senator Mark Warner. USPS is head of Election Mail said ballots would not be prioritized unless they were first class Mail. Warner, a Democrat from Virginia, said it sounded like the Postal Service was trying to quote cut the books. USPS maintains that its policies on ballots haven't changed. The agency's new postmaster has been under fire for promoting cost cutting measures and a sudden reorganization. Democrats say those changes will delay key male ranging from ballots to medicine. For NPR news. I'm Ben Pave your enrichment. Another high school near Atlanta will stop in person learning due to possible exposure to the Corona virus from member station. W. Ay, The Martha Dalton reports. It's the second Cherokee County High School to close in his many days. The district announced it will close Woodstock High School due to 14 confirmed cases of cove in 19 and 15 pending tests. Almost 300 staff and students of the school are quarantined. Ottawa High School was shut down for a similar outbreak. A picture of unmasked Fedewa students standing shoulder to shoulder went viral. Last week. Both schools will shift to remote classes while the district clean school buildings, officials say they expect more quarantines and more school closures as they navigate the pandemic. Officials hope to resume in person classes at both high school's August 31st for NPR News. I'm Martha Dalton in Atlanta. Wall Street was hired by the closing Bell, the Dow of 289 points just over 1% at 27,976. NASDAQ up 2.1% gaining 229 points at 11,012 and the S and P 546 points. That's a gate of 1.4%. This's NPR This is W. N. Y. C in New York. I'm Lance. Lucky New York State tenants who were facing eviction before the covert 19 pandemic have gotten a temporary reprieve. Gotham a Sydney Pereira reports. The state court system is allowing them to stay in their homes through at least October 1st. Under the new guidelines, proceedings on around 200,000 eviction cases filed before March 17th can resume in housing court. Many of those could take months to be resolved. And even in some 14,000 cases where eviction warrants have been issued before the pandemic, the new rules let those people see a judge again. But legal aid attorneys Warren When evictions resume come October 1st tenants can still be kicked out during a dangerous pandemic. Newly released body cam footage from the NYPD shows Officers Teza Ring a queen's man seven times before he died. The footage depicts a June confrontation in which four officers taste 29 year old George is a pan tous. In front of his home. Police were responding to a 911 call from a non looker regarding a confrontation between the White Stone man ended neighbor. The caller claimed a gun was involved. The NYPD says the incident is under internal investigation. Meanwhile, the city's police watchdog agency says it will have to lay off staff due to budget cuts at a time when the NYPD is under unprecedented scrutiny. Citizen's Complaint Review Board chair Frederick Davey. Says City Hall ordered him to cut spending by 4% because of the financial crisis caused by the covert 19 pandemic. It's unclear whether the cut will reduce the board's ability to investigate claims of officer brutality or other misconduct. A news website. Politico is reporting the NYPD. He will also have to cut its budget but is not being asked to lay.

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