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Presidential Debate, Russia, Fall Cocktails: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

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Good evening. Here’s the latest.

1. Twelve days to go, one final presidential debate.

President Trump and Joe Biden are meeting tonight in Nashville for their last chance to make their case for the presidency on a national stage. The debate will run for 90 minutes. The Times is livestreaming the event with real-time analysis and fact-checking from teams of reporters.

Kristen Welker of NBC News is moderating. The topics, chosen ahead of time, include the coronavirus, American families, race in the U.S., climate change, national security and leadership. Here’s where the candidates stand.

2. Russia recently hacked into U.S. computer networks and has plans to interfere in the presidential race in its final days or immediately after the election on Nov. 3, American intelligence agencies believe.

The assessment came a day after senior Trump administration officials said

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Center for Aesthetic and Laser Medicine Tyler hosts Annual Fall Open House – Virtually amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

TYLER, Texas, Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Center for Aesthetic and Laser Medicine, the Cosmetic Division of U.S. Dermatology Partners, will host its first Virtual Open House October 21st-November 6th!    “Traditionally, this is one of the biggest events of the year for us and something that patients and our staff look forward to. We are delighted that will we still be able to offer the event – virtually!” said Board Certified Dermatologist and cosmetic director Dr. Jennifer Holman. This year, patients joining in the fun over the course of the two-week event can save 20% on products and services, learn about what we offer through our video of the day, and be entered to win weekly giveaways. Patients can have a little fun and take advantage of our lowest prices of the season.

The virtual open house will be supported by an e-commerce platform. Patients can browse

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Law School Application Fall Checklist | Law Admissions Lowdown

Regular deadlines for law school applications are not until late winter, but applicants are encouraged to submit early because admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis. Applying by the end of October gives applicants their best chances of admission, even if they do not plan to apply early decision.

Therefore, now is a good time for applicants to finalize their applications and ensure that everything is in order, even if they plan to retake the LSAT. Use the following checklist to make sure your application is on track with these key components:

  • Electronic applications
  • Recommendation letters
  • Written materials
  • Application addenda

Electronic Applications

Electronic applications have streamlined and centralized the law school admissions process. The Law School Admission Council’s Credential Assembly Service, or CAS, is an online hub for applicants to submit transcripts, LSAT scores and other materials.

Review online law school applications available on CAS to make sure you

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Department of Health prepared for fall surge in COVID-19 cases

WILKES-BARRE — Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine this week highlighted the work under way to prepare Pennsylvania for a fall resurgence in COVID-19 cases, and to make sure all Pennsylvanians are as protected as possible from both COVID-19 and influenza.

“We have seen more than 1,000 cases a day for the past nine days, which shows that we are at the start of a fall resurgence of COVID-19,” Dr. Levine said. “While we are working to expand testing, prepare for a vaccine and prevent outbreaks, Pennsylvanians have an important role to play. We must be united by wearing a mask, washing our hands, social distancing and avoiding large gatherings, downloading the COVID Alert PA mobile app and getting a flu vaccine.”

The department announced that the first allotment of rapid antigen test cards are being distributed to several counties that are seeing increased cases of COVID-19 across the state.

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How Will We Cope With the Pandemic Fall?

Once we’ve acknowledged the hardship, “the critical piece is to not stay stuck there,” Dr. Teachman said. “We can recognize that things are hard, without wallowing.” Identify what we have lost (such as socializing), and then find alternatives — maybe online meet-ups, a pod with another family or simply bundling up.

“If you have the opportunity, invest in a really good winter coat,” Dr. Teachman said. “Look into a little heater to put on a patio.”

Planning ahead is important. “Plan now before it gets very cold,” Dr. Teachman said. This is partly for practical reasons — that heater might be on back-order — and partly for psychological ones, as “it’s actually much harder to make and implement plans once you’re already feeling anxious and stressed.” Dr. Dagnew noted that uncertainty is a key reason we feel stress, so “having a plan is the antidote for uncertainty.”

Every therapist emphasized

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Shares of Sonos, Logitech fall after Apple removes their speakers from its stores By Reuters


(Reuters) – Shares of audio device makers Sonos Inc and Logitech fell on Tuesday after their speakers were removed from Apple Inc (NASDAQ:)’s online stores.

Apple’s website now only has products from Beats, a company it bought in 2014, and its own speakers and headphones, checks made by Reuters on Tuesday showed.

“We regularly make changes to the products we sell as new third-party accessories are introduced or customers’ needs change,” an Apple spokesman said in an email.

Shares of Switzerland-based Logitech were down 5.7%, while Sonos fell 3.2% on the Nasdaq.

Cupertino, California-based Apple has taken this approach in the past around new product launches. It stopped selling Fitbit Inc’s fitness bands and smart watches after coming up with the Apple Watch, according to media reports.

Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/33BYc8C late on Monday that the rival products were removed from its online store in late September and that its employees

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Is It COVID-19, Allergies, The Flu Or A Cold? How To Stay Healthy This Fall : Shots

Is that sneezing or coughing fit a sign of allergies, a cold, the flu or COVID-19? If you also have a fever — a temperature above 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit — those symptoms probably signal infection and not just allergies acting up.

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Is that sneezing or coughing fit a sign of allergies, a cold, the flu or COVID-19? If you also have a fever — a temperature above 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit — those symptoms probably signal infection and not just allergies acting up.

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You might have hoped the pandemic would cancel what we doctors usually think of as “sick season,” but as cool weather signals the annual arrival of autumn allergies, colds and flu in the U.S., sick season is still right on schedule.

In my clinic, that means a flurry of visits and calls from patients worried about their runny

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Keeneland offers exciting ways for fans to enjoy Oct. 2-24 Fall Meet

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LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 30, 2020) – Keeneland is making it easy for fans no matter their location to watch and wager on the track’s 17-day Fall Meet with two exciting programs: Keeneland at Home Presented by UK HealthCare and Official Keeneland Watch Parties in Partnership with VisitLEX and the Bluegrass Hospitality Association.

Friday is opening day of the Fall Meet, which runs through Saturday, Oct. 24. The season will be closed to the public because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

“This community and Keeneland’s passionate fan base are what make the Keeneland race meets so special,” Keeneland Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Christa Marrillia said. “Whether you are watching and wagering from home or enjoying the meet from a Keeneland watch party, we are grateful to our fans and tourism partners who are celebrating with us in new ways.”

Keeneland at Home Presented by UK HealthCare

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Big Ten Conference Votes to Move Forward with Football Season Weeks After Canceling Fall Sports

Scott Taetsch/Getty Penn State Football in November 2019

The Big Ten Conference is moving ahead with a college football season — weeks after announcing that it would cancel due to the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

On Wednesday, the league announced that its council voted unanimously to resume the football season starting the weekend of Oct. 23 and 24, also revealing that they’ve “adopted significant medical protocols including daily antigen testing, enhanced cardiac screening and an enhanced data-driven approach when making decisions about practice/competition.”

“Everyone associated with the Big Ten should be very proud of the groundbreaking steps that are now being taken to better protect the health and safety of the student-athletes and surrounding communities,” Dr. Jim Borchers, head team physician at The Ohio State University and co-chair of the Return to Competition Task Force medical subcommittee, said in a press release.

“The data we are going to collect

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Get in shape this fall with a simple 6-week walk-to-run plan

Running is more than exercise, it’s also a way to get outside and have a separate headspace from the rest of your daily routine. For many people, it’s a great way to spend time alone while working out and, for other people, it can be a way to get involved with a running group or partner up. Whatever your motivation, if you want to start running or haven’t done it in a while, you’re not alone!

This expert advice can get you running regularly in no time and, for those who want to enter an event like a 5K, which is 3.1 miles, you can start celebrating at the finish line in just six weeks.

Many road races across the country have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, but that doesn’t mean you can’t participate in a 5K. Many apps and running clubs offer virtual 5K races — you

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