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.




Protesters clash with deputies of the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department during protests following the death of Dijon Kizzee on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in Los Angeles, Calif. (AP Photo/Christian Monterrosa)
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Five national stories of the week

Louisiana residents return to damaged homes after Hurricane Laura, Los Angeles sheriff's deupties kill a black man who dropped a handgun, Black former McDonald's franchisees sue for discrimination, appeals court to hear arguments for the release of President Donald Trump's tax returns and a Florida man self-named "the Antifa hunter" gets three years in prison for online racist threats.


FILE - In this May 14, 2020 file photo, schoolchildren raise their fingers to answer their teacher Sandrine Albiez, wearing a face masks, in a school in Strasbourg, eastern France. France's government is admitting that not all classrooms can safely reopen Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020 as planned. A persistent rise in virus infections is jeopardizing the government’s push to get France’s 12.9 million schoolchildren back into class.  (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias, File)
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Five international stories of the week

France accuses Britain of delaying post-Brexit talks, Australia’s deadliest day of the pandemic, obstacles to reopening schools in France, riots in Sweden and a strike leader detained in Belarus make up this week’s five international stories.



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Ball State COVID-19 dashboard numbers

As of 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 26, a total of 64 students and four employees have been tested for coronavirus at IU Health, according to the Ball State website. Of the students tested, 33 have had positive cases. Only one of the four employees tested had a positive case. 


Main image: Protesters march Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, in Lafayette, La. Trayford Pellerin was fatally shot by police Friday night in Lafayette. Police have said Pellerin was carrying a knife and was shot when he tried to enter one convenience store in Lafayette after causing a disturbance at another. (Scott Clause/The Daily Advertiser via AP)
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Five national stories of the week

Kenosha law enforcement delaying use of body cameras, the Postmaster General denying “sabotaging” the election, California wildfires still burning from a lightning storm, New Orleans protests of police shooting of a black man and environmental lawsuits against the Trump administration’s attempt to allow oil and gas drilling in Alaska refuge make up this week’s five national stories. 








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