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Returning Evacuees Urged To Be Safe When Sorting Through Razed Homes

While crews continue to fight the Holiday Farm Fire and others around the state, evacuation notices for the region are being downgraded. Officials are warning evacuees to be careful coming home.

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Helicopters Do Several Bucket Drops Against Regional Wildfires

Heavy gusts and rain hit the region yesterday, which included the Holiday Farm Fire site. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports on how the weather affected operations.

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and first lady Pamela Northam have tested positive for the coronavirus, the governor's office announced Friday. The couple underwent PCR tests Thursday, after a staff member of the governor's residence was diagnosed.

The governor does not have symptoms, but Pamela Northam "is currently experiencing mild symptoms," a statement from the governor's office says. The Northams will self-isolate for the next 10 days as their health is monitored. Northam will continue to work from the governor's mansion.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he was sorry for the shooting death of a South Korean fisheries official Tuesday in waters near the two countries' maritime border — remarks that suggested a temporary halt to the downward spiral in relations between the two Koreas during a year marked by missile tests and harsh rhetoric from Pyongyang.

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After an August announcement that fall and winter sports would not be played until 2021 because of coronavirus concerns, the Pac-12 CEO Group announced Thursday that the conference will resume its football, basketball, and winter sports seasons in the coming weeks.

It's hard to keep track of the dead.

And even the records we do have are not accurate.

As the world approaches the 1 million mark for COVID-19 fatalities, public health experts believe the actual toll – the recorded deaths plus the unrecorded deaths – is much higher.

But that's not just an issue with the novel coronavirus.

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is lying in state Friday at the U.S. Capitol, the first woman to be given that honor in the nation's history.

Ginsburg's casket was carried into Statuary Hall, just outside the House of Representatives' chamber, by an Armed Forces Honor Guard. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., presided over the brief ceremony.

Debbie Millman: Why Does Design Matter?

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About The Episode

For Debbie Millman, host of the podcast Design Matters, design is everywhere. She joins host Manoush Zomorodi to explore ideas and curate talks about the role of design in our lives.

About Debbie Millman

Designer, author, artist and educator Debbie Millman hosts the podcast Design Matters. Over the past 15 years she has interviewed hundreds of artists and thought leaders—from performance artist Marina Abramović to psychologist Steven Pinker.

The civil rights groups behind this summer's Facebook advertiser boycott are joining other critics to pressure the social network to do more to counter hate speech, falsehoods about the election and efforts to delegitimize mail-in voting.

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