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Georgia and Texas also have seen more than a million early ballots cast. Some Florida counties began early in person voting this week, and all counties are required to start by Saturday. Former president Barack Obama will be in Milwaukee today to stop for Senate candidate Mandela Barnes. Jim Forbes has more. Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race is drawing a who's who of national political figures. U.S. transportation secretary, Pete Buttigieg, campaigned for Barnes and an event in Madison on Friday, Barnes opponent, incumbent senator Ron Johnson, is getting support from the Republican National Committee chair ronna mcdaniel and Florida senator Rick Scott. I'm Jim Forbes. New Twitter owner, Elon Musk, says there will be no account reinstatements on the social media site right away. Lisa Taylor has the latest. Elon Musk tweeted a content moderation council will be formed to evaluate the platform. He says it will include widely diverse viewpoints, several prominent figures are banned from Twitter over controversial remarks that includes former president Trump, Musk also says no major content decisions will be made until that council meets. The release of hocus pocus two was the biggest opening weekend ever for a streaming movie. Viewers nearly spent a combined 3 billion minutes watching the film after its release on September 30th, according to Nielsen the previous record holder was in kanto, the film is now streaming on Disney+. I'm Julie Ryan. Health experts are worried that the U.S. might wind up facing what they call a triple demic outbreak of flu, COVID-19 and the virus known as RSV at the same time. Doctors already were worried about both flu and COVID-19 surging going into fall and winter, but now they're seeing an early rise in RSV among young children. The CDC says there have been early increases in flu cases across most of the U.S. with indications that flu could be a lot more severe this season than in the past two. New York City police are looking for the person who punched comedian Chris redd in the face. Scott Pringle reports. Police say the former Saturday Night Live cast member was getting out of his car when he was approached and then punched apparently by a stranger. This happened in front of the comedy cellar and Greenwich Village Wednesday night, red was reportedly bleeding heavily from the nose and then sent to the hospital, and since then it comes days before Chris redd's new comedy special is released on HBO Max. Previous research has linked video games with increases in depression, violence, and aggressive behavior, but the latest study found no significant differences in mental and behavioral issues between young gamers and kids who don't game. Aaron real has more. Kids who play video games for three or more hours a day perform better on impulse control and memory tests than children who don't play games. This is according to new research published in jama network open. Researchers believe that the changes in brain activity could be due to the cognitively demanding nature of video games and an increased proficiency in visual processing from gaming. The authors did emphasize that they can not say whether there is a cause and effect relationship between the gamers performance and video games and they also stress that the findings do not mean that children should spend an unlimited amount of time on screens. The mega millions jackpot is getting bigger, California lottery officials say no one picked all 6 numbers in last night's drawing. That means Tuesday's jackpot in the multi state lottery game will be worth $87 million. I'm Julie Ryan. And I'm Susanna Palmer in the Bloomberg newsroom. Hurricane sandy also known as super storm sandy hit ten years ago today since then Gotham has reports billions of dollars worth of seawalls, jetties, breakwaters, and reinforced dunes are being erected along the waterfronts of Staten Island, Manhattan, at the rockaway Peninsula. These barriers promise to protect the coastline for several decades ahead as sea levels rapidly rise and severe storms become more frequent, but the entire 520 mile coastline of New York City faces an uncertain future amid these threats. New Twitter owner Elon Musk says there will be no account reinstatements on the social media site right away. The billionaire tweeted Friday that a content moderation council will be formed to evaluate the platform and Musk said it will include widely diverse viewpoints. Several prominent figures are banned from Twitter over controversial remarks, including former president Donald Trump. General Motors is temporarily suspending advertising on Twitter. The story from Bloomberg's trolley pellet. It comes after the social media platform was acquired by Elon Musk, the head of rival automaker, Tesla, the Detroit automaker, which is racing to catch up with Tesla in electric vehicle development, says it is talking with Twitter to discuss how the platform will change and will stop advertising until it has a better understanding of what will happen to it with Musk now at the helm. Bloomberg's Charlie pellet. Republican election officials around New York refused to process absentee ballots amid a court challenge earlier this week, but then began opening and scanning the ballots after a warning from the state attorney general. Nationwide, there have already been more than 100 lawsuits filed this year around the November 8th elections. Global news 24 hours a day on air and on Bloomberg quicktake powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. I'm Susanna Palmer. This is Bloomberg. This

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