October 15: Ga. Senate debate full of fireworks, jabs. Grocery merger worries some communities.

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Georgia Senate candidates Herschel Walker, Raphael Warnock

Good morning! It’s Saturday Oct. 15, 2022. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️. Warnock, Walker verbally spar in heated GA Senate debate

Georgia Senate candidates Herschel Walker, Raphael Warnock

2. Some fear Kroger-Albertsons merger could hurt communities

FILE – Exterior of the Kroger grocery store in Novi, Mich., is seen Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. Two of the nation’s largest grocers are planning to merge. Kroger said Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, it has agreed to acquire Albertsons in a $20 billion deal. (Ed Pevos/Ann Arbor News via AP, File)

3. Walker pulls out police badge during Georgia Senate debate

FILE – Exterior of the Kroger grocery store in Novi, Mich., is seen Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. Two of the nation’s largest grocers are planning to merge. Kroger said Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, it has agreed to acquire Albertsons in a $20 billion deal. (Ed Pevos/Ann Arbor News via AP, File)

4. DOJ appeals special master in Trump document case

Donald Trump
FILE – President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate is seen from the media van in the presidential motorcade in Palm Beach, Fla., March 24, 2018, en route to Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla. The FBI search of Donald Trump’s Florida estate has spawned a parallel special master process that this month slowed down a criminal investigation and exposed simmering tensions between Justice Department prosecutors and lawyers for the former president. The probe into the presence of top-secret information at Mar-a-Lago continues. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

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COUPLE DISCOVERS POSSIBLE ‘GLOBSTER’ ON OREGON COAST

A man riding an ATV on the Oregon coast comes across a “sea monster.”

An Oregon couple discovered something odd on the coast near Florence on Oct. 12, 2022. They believe it’s what’s known as a “globster,” a decomposing whale or shark that looks like it’s covered in white hair (Photo courtesy Merica Lynn and Adoni Tegner)

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