☀ September 8: At least 70 trapped near wildfire, snow blankets middle of US, record people flying since pandemic

[Your Morning]

Good morning! It’s Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️⃣🔥 Military helicopter attempts to rescue at least 60 people trapped because of California wildfire

2️⃣❄️ From heat to snow: major temperature swing and winter weather hits central US

Snow seen early Tuesday morning from NewsNation affiliate KELO-TV’s Live Cam located at Terry Peak Ski Resort.

3️⃣🧼 Students who violate COVID-19 rules face discipline at colleges nationwide

4️⃣✈️ TSA reports largest number of airport travelers since March

📱 [Trending] this morning

Texas man serenades wife hospitalized with COVID-19 with a mariachi band

Every day since his wife was hospitalized from coronavirus, Santos Gutierrez has climbed to the top of a Texas hospital parking garage to Facetime and eat meals with her.

Gutierrez’s wife has been in the hospital since last week. He started the parking garage visits to show her how much he cares about her and misses her.

On Sunday, Gutierrez stepped up his game after his wife said she was having an off day. He hired a mariachi band and climbed to the top of the parking garage at the Medical Center Hospital with his wife’s family.

📅 What we’re watching

🔴 Congress returns to session today. We’ll be monitoring any updates, especially related to any Coronavirus stimulus.

🔴 President Donald Trump will visit Florida and North Carolina this afternoon. At a speech in Jupiter, Florida, he will talk about the environment. That speech is scheduled for 3 p.m. (ET). Another speech in Winston-Salem, North Carolina is scheduled for 8 p.m. (ET). Democratic nominee Joe Biden doesn’t have any public events scheduled, as of Tuesday morning.

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