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WN y. 93.9 FM and AM a 20 NPR news in the New York conversation. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Dave Mattingly. President. Trump will be campaigning in Florida and Georgia today. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has events scheduled in Michigan. Trump and Biden spent last night answering questions at separate town hall events in place of debate. Number two, NPR's Tamara Keith says Trump took part in an NBC news event in Miami. The moderator Savannah, Guthrie started out by asking the president a lot of pointed questions that went on for 20 minutes and got pretty intense at times. And then it finally got to the voter question part of this town hall style event, and President Trump never really took the opportunity to try to relate to the voters who were asking him questions. It was A classic Trumpian event. Very high energy constantly churning, Biden answered questions at an ABC news event in Pennsylvania. He again declined to say specifically whether he supports adding more justices to the U. S. Supreme Court, with the Senate moving forward on Judge Amy Cockney barrettes nomination to the high court. Pacific Gas and Electric says about 30,000 homes and businesses are still without power in Northern California. The utility began cutting power to thousands of customers two days ago to reduce the risk of wildfires has strong winds returned to the region. PG and E says power should be fully restored by tonight. This is NPR news from Washington. And this is WNBC in New York. It's 7 32. Good morning. I'm David 1st 63 degrees in Central Park Rainy today, and it will be getting cooler as well will be down to the mid fifties by mid afternoon. As the pandemic continues to hammer New York's economy. One civic group believes there's recent regarded optimism about the future. Gotham ists, Jake often Hearts reports. Fears of New York City's decline may be overstated. That's according to a new report from the Regional Plan Association. The nonprofit thinking found that migration out of the city is likely driven by temporary disruptions with a little evidence of a long term exodus. Here's Chris Jones with the R P I. The city is incredibly resilient, and what we tend to do when we're in the middle of a crisis is to underestimate that resilience, big reason for that resiliency. City's density and mass transit system. Without additional federal and state aid and strong local governance. The path to recovery looks much more difficult. Former New Jersey governor Chris Christie says he was wrong to not wear a mask at the White House. Christie, who was hospitalized for a week with covert 19, now sends, people should follow the CDC recommendations like mask wearing and social distancing. Christy coached President Trump for the first presidential debate last month just before Trump tested positive. He also attended a Rose Garden ceremony for the nomination of Judge Amy Cockney Barrett to the U. S. Supreme Court. The former governor says he thought he was entering a safe zone because of testing done on him and other guests. In a statement, Christy says, quote no one should be happy to get the virus and no one should be cavalier. About being infected or infecting others. New Jersey Current governor Phil Murphy, is warning that the number of covert 19 cases air rising across the state, not just in hot spots. For the third day in a row, the state reported nearly 1000 new cases. With the ocean, Bergen and Essex County's each reporting more than 100 new infections. Yeah, There may be hot spots here or there. But we're dealing with a statewide reality right now. For now, Governor Murphy is not ordering any shutdowns. He's urging residents to continue wearing face coverings and to social distance and keep it 6 FT. Apart. 63 degrees, fog and mist in the New York City at the moment, we're expecting rain all day today and, yeah, the temperature is going to be dropping down to around 55 degrees by a mid afternoon. Tonight. Rain all night With a low of 47 degrees Tomorrow. Sunshine High of 58 degrees will have Mohr sunshine on Sunday as well, getting up to 61. This is W Support for NPR comes from member stations.

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