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Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

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Updated Oct 30th 2020, 8:45 AM

EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you all the news you need to know as you start the day.

1. #SOCDEMS: A member of the Social Democrats voted twice in the February general election, it’s being claimed. 

2. #KANTURK: The first funerals for the three members of the O’Sullivan family who died in the Kanturk shooting in Co Cork will take place today.

3. #ELECTIONS: Here’s a guide to the key swing states Donald Trump and Joe Biden are targeting. 

4. #FLORIDA: Trump and Biden have both been out campaigning in Florida, a state all but essential to the Republican’s pathway to another term.

5. #WEATHER: A wet and windy Halloween weekend is in store as “very unsettled” weather is on the way.

6. #TEACHERS: Members of the ASTI  say strike action would be a “last resort” but their concerns over classroom safety need to be addressed.

7. #STRIKE: The Irish Medical Organisation has backed plans by public health specialists to ballot for industrial action in a row over consultant contracts.

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8. #NEW ZEALAND: New Zealanders have voted to legalise euthanasia in a binding referendum.

9. #GUNS: US retailer Walmart has decided to remove all of its guns and ammunition from its shelves ahead of the US presidential election next week. 

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