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5 Things To Know for Aug. 10, 2020

Posted at 5:37 AM, Aug 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-10 05:37:54-04

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1. President Trump's executive orders on coronavirus relief likely to face legal challenges
Questions are being raised about President Donald Trump's attempt to circumnavigate Congress on coronavirus relief.
Trump signed four executive orders Saturday aimed at helping both working and unemployed Americans during the ongoing pandemic.

President Trump holds Saturday press briefing at New Jersey resort
President Donald Trump signs an executive order during a news conference at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

2. Martin County students prepare to head back to school
Students in Martin County will begin classes on Tuesday, with nearly 40 percent of the student population starting classes online.


3. Tropical wave in the Atlantic has 60% chance for development
Over the next few days, a new tropical wave will move into an environment that is favorable for development and may become Tropical Depression No. 11 or possibly Tropical Storm Josephine.


4. Disney World to reduce park hours starting in September
After a dramatic drop in earnings, Disney announced it is cutting back on amusement park hours. Starting Sept. 8, Magic Kingdom and Hollywood Studios will close an hour earlier.

Disney World to reduce park hours starting in September

5. Census Bureau looking to hire workers
If you're looking for a job, the Census Bureau needs door-knockers. Many have dropped out because they're worried about the pandemic.

Today's Forecast
Hot and humid with highs in the low 90s and the heat index in the low 100s.

South Florida Monday morning forecast (8/10/20)

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On This Day In History
On August 10, 1945, just a day after the bombing of Nagasaki, Japan submits its terms of unconditional surrender, as President Harry S. Truman orders a halt to atomic bombing.