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Who had been a prisoner of war died, the president told his senior staff quote We're not going to support that loser's funeral. I disagreed with John McCain. But I still respected him. Democratic nominee Joe Biden issue statements saying the sacrifice and bravery of our troops and their willingness to serve our nation should be honored and Biden adding there. If the report in the Atlantic is true, in his words, it's disgusting. Now at 4 17 some good news out of Washington today is it appears the government could avoid shutting down at the end of the month. Trump Administration and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have apparently come to an agreement to start working on a stopgap funding bill. This would be separate from the talks in a brand New Cove in 19 relief package, of course, the past few weeks. Those talks essentially struggling as of late Republicans expected now next week to roll out another covert relief package, ranking members of the party, calling this targeted and focused here's National Economic Council chief Larry Kudlow, who says with this deal, he wants to hit on three things. A man should here has been schools. And kids and jobs. Democrats so far have agreed to cut about a trillion dollars from their package to try to compromise. But they say whatever package comes out of capital, Hill must include a boost for unemployment and also needs to have cash for local governments. For 18. There's a brand new serving out this week from The New York Times. It focuses on just how far the cove in 19 virus has spread on college campuses. The survey shows over 51,000 cases of covert 19 at more than 1000 colleges since the pandemic started. The state with the highest number of infections is Texas with more than 6100 at 63 schools. Recent outbreaks have led to shutdowns of campuses, including SUNY Oneonta in upstate New York, which is sending students home for the semester. I kind of thought I was going to happen, but I think it's gonna happen this soon More than 500 people have tested positive following several parties Wendy Gillette, CBS News New York and out in Western Mass. A middle school in Great Barrington has a new name this week. Berkshire Eagle Reports Monument Valley Regional Middle School will now be called the W. E B. Du Bois, regional Middle school, civil rights activist and scholar spending the early years of his life in Great Barrington, members of the regional school committee unanimously voting toe approved that name change yesterday, and a new name is coming as well in the South, where one of the best known leaders of the Confederacy is buried. Lexington, Virginia City Council members, including Dennis Ares approved emotion, which will reading Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery as Oak Grove Cemetery. Three Confederate General Stonewall Jackson owned slaves and fought to defend that right. He was buried in the cemetery not far from the Virginia Military Institute more than 150 years ago, Jim Krystle is CBS does for 19, a world class Our institution in Boston now taking steps to make everyone feel welcome. Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, Stung by allegations of racism, has now appointed its first director of belonging and inclusion. The museum has named Rosa Rodriguez Williams to the senior. Hosed, saying she will play a critical role in delivering on the promise to be a museum for all of Boston in 2019, the MFA was accused of racism after block middle school students said they were harassed and mistreated on a class trip by other museum patrons and a staff member. One allegedly told the Children, no food, no drink and no watermelon. The museum's director, has publicly apologized Band to visitors launched an internal investigation and hired a law firm for an independent review. Is one of the most prestigious our institutions in the world, marking it. The 150th year in 2020, W. B. C. Boston's NewsRadio and over to the South Shore now where police say somebody poured white paint all over Plymouth Rock. They say they found the vandalism earlier this morning there, not sure who did it, but they say they're investigating this incident, they say. Of course, this is not the first time the rock has been vandalised recently. Earlier this year, a 17 year old was charged with spray painting. Plymouth Rock. Red Smart speakers air.

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