What we’re reading: California wildfire threatens towns, Gov. Abbott backs law enforcement

first_imgReddIt TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Cole DeLucahttps://www.tcu360.com/author/cole-deluca/ Tarrant County Elections said results will not be delayed on election night Twitter printCalifornia wildfire threatens townsMultiple California towns were told they should be prepared to evacuate as major wildfires move in their direction, according to CNN.The town of Oroville and the southeastern portion of Paradise have been warned that the North Complex Fire, one of the state’s major wildfires, is moving toward their town.Paradise was previously devastated by the 2018 Camp Fire which burned 240,000 acres and killed 74 people. New Jersey shook by rare earthquake An earthquake shook East Freehold, New Jersey, on Wednesday morning, according to ABC News.The 3.1 magnitude earthquake occurred at about 2 a.m. with reports of residents from Philadelphia and New York feeling the shake.“It would be very surprising for us to see anything more than you know, damaged shelves or picture frames falling off windows,” Robert Sanders, a geophysicist, said about the potential damage.Only two earthquakes have occurred within 10 miles of this location since 1970.A 3.1 magnitude earthquake shook East Freehold, New Jersey early Wednesday morning. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey)Gov. Abbott puts forth pledge backing law enforcementTexas Gov. Greg Abbott called for Texas political candidates to support law enforcement Wednesday by signing a new pledge, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.Gov. Abbott called for the candidates to sign a pledge against defunding the police.Both parties are being called upon to sign this pledge in an effort to “back the blue.”Abbott is expected to also sign this pledge during a news conference Thursday from the Austin Police Association’s office. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to ask candidates of both political parties to sign a pledge against defunding the police. (AP Photo/LM Otero)Tokyo vows Olympics will happen next summerJapan ensured that the Summer Olympic Games will occur in the summer of 2021, according to NBC News.Japan’s Olympic Minister Seiko Hashimoto told reporters the Olympic Games will be held in Tokyo in summer 2021 “at any cost.”“Everyone involved with the games is working together to prepare, and the athletes are also making considerable efforts towards next year,” Hashimoto said.The games were postponed for the summer of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Tokyo vows that the 2021 Olympic Games will happen next summer “at any cost.” (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato) Cole DeLuca Facebook + posts Previous articleTCU News Now 9/9/20Next articleEpisode 208 – Bucks Get Bucked Cole DeLuca RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Welcome TCU Class of 2025 TCU extends bus route and hours for Election Day Twittercenter_img Facebook Cole DeLucahttps://www.tcu360.com/author/cole-deluca/ The lightning-sparked North Complex Fire is burning across Northern California leaving many acres scorched. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) TCU will not open as a polling location this year ReddIt Linkedin World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Cole DeLucahttps://www.tcu360.com/author/cole-deluca/ Linkedin What we’re reading: Hurricane Delta could be updated to Category 4, Texas governor hints at bars reopening Cole DeLucahttps://www.tcu360.com/author/cole-deluca/last_img

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