☀August 26: Hoverboards recalled over fire danger. Harry Potter’s ‘birthplace’ burned.

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Good morning! It’s Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️. Hoverboards recalled over battery fire danger

More than 235,000 Razor hoverboards and scooters have been recalled.

2. Husband dies of COVID at home while wife in hospital recovering

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3. Arkansas jail inmates with COVID given ivermectin

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4. Judge lets drug defendant choose: Vaccine or prison

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Fire damages self-described ‘birthplace’ of Harry Potter

Surely Hermoine would have a spell to fix the damage, but as she’s only a fictional character it will be months before the cafe is open again.

Firefighters at the scene after a fire at the Elephant House Cafe in Edinburgh, Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021. An Edinburgh cafe where author J.K. Rowling wrote some of the Harry Potter books has been damaged in a fire. The Elephant House in the Scottish capital was blackened by a blaze which broke out at the patisserie next door on Tuesday. (Andrew Milligan/PA via AP)

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