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Morning Headlines: GOP gains ground on Dems in voter registration in key states

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GOP gains ground on Dems in voter registration in key states

Republicans have gained ground on Democrats in registering voters in three battleground states and kept their razor-thin advantage in Iowa - encouraging news for Donald Trump eight weeks before Election Day. Republicans added hundreds of thousands of voters to the rolls since 2012 in states including Florida and Arizona, and narrowed the gap in North Carolina, according to data compiled by The Associated Press.

Isolated storms should develop for Wednesday

Like yesterday, we’re starting this morning with the mid-60s to low 70s. A few pockets of fog are possible, especially for those who saw heavy rain yesterday; but aside from that, skies are mainly clear. With mostly sunny skies this morning, temperatures will warm up quickly. We should be into the upper 80s by noon with highs in the low-to-mid 90s.

South African park kills 350 hippos, buffalos amid drought

Rangers in South Africa's biggest wildlife park are killing about 350 hippos and buffalos in an attempt to relieve the impact of the region's most severe drought in more than three decades. The numbers of hippos and buffalos in Kruger National Park, about 7,500 and 47,000 respectively, are at their highest level ever, according to the national parks service. 

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