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Eye Opener: Florida becomes second state to pass half a million COVID-19 cases

CBS News Thursday, 6 August 2020
Florida became the second state to report over 500,000 coronavirus cases as President Trump said the pandemic would just "go away." Also, investigators are looking into possible negligence that could have led to the massive explosion in Beirut. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.
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