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North Dakota officially awards electoral votes to Trump

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s presidential electors on Monday officially awarded the state’s three electoral votes to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.

The state’s three electors — Sandy Boehler of Fargo, Robert Wefald of Bismarck and John Trandem of Reiles Acres — met in the Capitol building’s Prairie Room on Monday in one of the final steps of the 2020 presidential election. The three electors, as well as state officials administering the ceremony, wore masks and sat spaced apart during the live-streamed ceremony.

“The gravity of this moment should inspire and remind us how fortunate we

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North Carolina college student, seemingly otherwise healthy, dies of Covid-19 complications

Chad Dorrill, a 19-year-old sophomore at Appalachian State University in North Carolina, died this week after complications from Covid-19, according to the university. He was diagnosed with the virus earlier in September.

Dorrill lived off campus, and all of his classes were online. The university did not say how he contracted the virus.

“When he began feeling unwell earlier this month, his mother encouraged him to come home, quarantine, and be tested for COVID-19,” Sheri Everts, chancellor of App State, said in an announcement to the university community.

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