Oct. 4: Post-Ian recovery continues, and a new poll sees high midterm voter motivation

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People stand on the destroyed bridge to Pine Island as they view the damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian in Matlacha, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. The only bridge to the island is heavily damaged so it can only be reached by boat or air. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Good morning! It’s Tuesday Oct. 4, 2022. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️. In Ian’s wake, Florida residents brave a slow wait for power

People stand on the destroyed bridge to Pine Island as they view the damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian in Matlacha, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. The only bridge to the island is heavily damaged so it can only be reached by boat or air. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

2. Former security adviser: Putin using nukes would be signing ‘suicide note’

From left, Moscow-appointed head of Kherson Region Vladimir Saldo, Moscow-appointed head of Zaporizhzhia region Yevgeny Balitsky, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Denis Pushilin, leader of self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic and Leonid Pasechnik, leader of self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic pose for a photo during a ceremony to sign the treaties for four regions of Ukraine to join Russia, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. The signing of the treaties making the four regions part of Russia follows the completion of the Kremlin-orchestrated “referendums.” (Grigory Sysoyev, Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP)

3. Poll: Midterm motivation rising, but for different reasons

A voter registration table is seen at a political event for Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, in Fredericksburg, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

4. Former President Trump sues CNN for $475 million

Former President Donald Trump tosses caps to the crowd as he steps onstage during a rally at the Macomb Community College Sports & Expo Center in Warren, Mich., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. (Todd McInturf/Detroit News via AP)

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CUOMO: IT’S TIME TO CHANGE THE GAME

Here, we will push those you elected to explain how to make things better. Here, we will not allow leaders to play situations to their advantage, instead of yours.

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🔴 Former Trump aide Steve Bannon, charged with money laundering, conspiracy, and scheming to defraud, appears in court in connection with the “We Build the Wall” enterprise.

🔴 Finalists are announced for the National Book Awards in categories including fiction and nonfiction.

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