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1. What's open, closed on Columbus Day?
Columbus Day is Monday and that means some services and establishments won't be open.
2. Thousands of Southwest flights canceled nationwide
Southwest Airlines canceled more than 1,000 flights, or 29% of its schedule, as of 7 p.m. Sunday. Cancellations continue at airports in South Florida on Monday morning.
3. Semi smashes into pedestrian overpass at Palm Beach International Airport
One of the arrival lanes at PBIA had to be shut down Sunday night after a tractor-trailer crashed into an elevated pedestrian walkway.
4. Merck asks FDA to authorize promising anti-COVID pill
Drugmaker Merck has asked U.S. regulators to authorize its promising antiviral pill against COVID-19, setting the stage for a decision within weeks.
5. Free McDonald's breakfast for educators
McDonald's will serve free "Thank You Meals" to teachers and administrators during breakfast hours from Oct. 11 to Oct. 15.
Highs this afternoon in the upper 80s, and some storms developing along the seabreeze and moving inland throughout the day.
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On This Day In History
"Saturday Night Live" premieres on NBC for the first time on Oct. 11, 1975, with George Carlin as host.
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