Man who was at Stur­gis rally dies of COVID-19

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A Min­nesota man who at­tended the Stur­gis Mo­tor­cy­cle Rally in South Dakota last month has died from COVID-19, Min­nesota health of­fi­cials re­ported on Wed­nes­day. It is the first re­ported coro­n­avirus death that might be linked to the biker rally. At least 290 peo­ple in 12 states have tested pos­i­tive for the coro­n­avirus since at­tend­ing the rally that drew hun­dreds of thou­sands of peo­ple, ac­cord­ing to an As­so­ci­ated Press sur­vey. The 10-day rally went for­ward de­spite fears it could be­come a su­per-spread event.

Deficit to hit $3.3 tril­lion

WASHINGTON — The fed­eral bud­get deficit is pro­jected to hit a record $3.3 tril­lion as huge govern­ment ex­pen­di­tures to fight the coro­n­avirus and to prop up the econ­omy have added more than $2 tril­lion to the fed­eral ledger, the Con­gres­sional Bud­get Of­fice said Wed­nes­day.

Wal­lace, Scully, Welker named mod­er­a­tors of pres­i­den­tial de­bates

WASHINGTON — Rep­re­sen­ta­tives from Fox News, C-SPAN and NBC will mod­er­ate the up­com­ing de­bates be­tween Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump and Demo­cratic chal­lenger Joe Bi­den.

Ac­cord­ing to the non­par­ti­san Com­mis­sion on Pres­i­den­tial De­bates, the mod­er­a­tors will be: Chris Wal­lace of Fox News for the de­bate Sept. 29 in Cleve­land; Steve Scully of C-SPAN for the “town meet­ing” de­bate Oct. 15 in Mi­ami; NBC’s Kris­ten Welker for the de­bate Oct. 22 in Nashville, Ten­nessee.

USA To­day’s Susan Page will mod­er­ate the vice pres­i­den­tial de­bate on Oct. 7 in Salt Lake City.

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