Newsy 5 Oct 2020

Farmers Deliver Fresh Food Directly To Customers During The Pandemic


Some distributors stopped ordering food from farms due to the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

From building chutes to setting up obstacle courses, Vancouver residents are coming up with creative ways of handing out candy this year to keep the Halloween festivities going during the pandemic. 
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Experts predict nearly 50% of day cares could close permanently by the end of the year.
Frontline producer Jezza Neumann joined CBSN's "Red & Blue" to discuss his new film "Growing Up Poor in America." It follows three families in Ohio who were struggling to make ends meet even before the pandemic, and shows how they're surviving now.
For years, elections in the U.S. looked something like voters showing up to school gymnasiums to cast their ballots. But the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way many Americans will vote this time. To avoid spreading the coronavirus at crowded polling places, states have expanded mail-in voting. CGTN's Jim Spellman reports.

At least three-quarters of U.S. voters will now be allowed to cast their ballots by mail.In some states, voters will automatically receive ballots in the mail. In others, voters must request them. Mail-in ballots are already on their way in North Carolina.

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