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5 Things to Know Today

5 things to know today

Tuesday, August 4

1. ISAIAS MAKES LANDFALL OVER NORTH CAROLINA

The Category 1 storm sets off flooding and sparks multiple home fires in Ocean Isle Beach before being downgraded to a tropical storm.

2. HONDA ISSUES RECALL ON VANS AND SUVS

More than 1.6 million vehicles have malfunctioning dashboard lights, sliding doors, or backup camera displays.

3. ‘NOBODY CARES HERE’

Housing advocates fear that they could see a wave of evictions in the coming months, as states end moratoriums put in place during the coronavirus pandemic.

4. “SOBERING” SURVEY ON AMERICAN FEELINGS ABOUT MEDIA

Nearly half of all Americans describe the media as “very biased”.

5. SENDING OUT AN SOS

Three men have been rescued from a tiny Pacific island after writing the distress signal in the sand that was spotted from above.

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