Anthony Woods, who serves in the Army, counts the sandbags that he will use help protect his home in Gulfport, Miss., as Hurricane Sally slowly approaches the coast on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. (Lukas Flippo/The Sun Herald via AP)
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Five national stories of the week

Hurricane Sally projected to reach land near the Alabama-Mississippi state line, President Trump to preside over agreements between Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, the Federal Reserve expected to issue economic projections Wednesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom's meeting with Trump about climate change and questions surrounding Bill Cosby's appeal to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court make up this week's five national stories.


Customers hang around The Cup Sept. 6, 2020, in The Village. As businesses start to reopen, more and more people are going out in areas that were popular before the pandemic. Mary Stempky, DN
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Village businesses feel financial strain from COVID-19

Though Ball State students and the business they bring to Muncie have returned, businesses in the Village are still feeling the stress of statewide quarantine mandates and the extended summer brought on by the university’s early dismissal last semester.


People, wearing a face mask as a precaution against the new coronavirus outbreak, walk on a pedestrian crossing at the main business district in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. Indonesia's capital on Monday begins to reimpose large-scale social restrictions to control a rapid expansion in the virus cases. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
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Five international stories of the week

A flight to Antarctica takes extra precuations to keep the coronavirus away, Indonesia's capital under social restrictions to curb coronavirus spread, Austria sees the beginning of a second virus wave, volunteers and firefighters in Brazil try to save animals from burning wetlands and the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trials resume after a pause.



Demonstrators clash with police officers a block from the Public Safety Building in Rochester, N.Y., Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, after a rally and march protesting the death of Daniel Prude. Prude apparently stopped breathing as police in Rochester were restraining him in March 2020 and died when he was taken off life support a week later. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)
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Five national stories of the week

This week's national stories include uncertainity surrounding COVID-19 antibody tests, California ultility companies turning off power amid wildfires, the Rochester mayor promising police reform, hope for a fifth coronavirus relief package fading and a southwest heat wave bringing additional health concerns.



This Aug. 29, 2020 photo shows destroyed buildings near the scene of last month's massive explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon. 
 A month after the giant explosion that killed and injured thousands and destroyed homes across the Lebanese capital, Beirut is still a wounded, grieving city struggling to come to grips with the calamity that struck abruptly on Aug.4. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
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Five international stories of the week

India becomes the 2nd most affected nation by the coronavirus, Lebanese volunteers try to rebuild buildings impacted by the August Beirut explosion, Hong Kong police arrest 289 election delay protestors, the Australian government partners with Britain’s University of Oxford for a COVID-19 vaccine and Julian Assange appears in a London court to fight his U.S. extradition request make up this week's five international stories.








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