Audio: NCC Newsbrief Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Audio: NCC Newsbrief Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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Reporter: Here’s the latest national and international news from NCC News. I’m Kyle Loughran. The Tokyo Olympics have been officially postponed until next year due to concerns about the coronavirus. NBA Star and former Olympian Kevin Love thinks this was the right decision.

Kevin Love: It’s definitely responsible, just knowing all the countries that participate and knowing what’s going on now and it’s that fear of the unknown. I think just getting out ahead of it is super smart.

Reporter: Love won a gold medal in the 2012 Olympics. Meanwhile, Congress expects to agree on a $2 trillion stimulus package to provide virus aid. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer met last night with President Trump and talks resumed this morning and a vote may come later today. Senator Amy Klobuchar is optimistic an agreement will be reached.

Senator Amy Klobuchar: I am actually optimistic that we will have an agreement. But this is a big deal – we wanna have guardrails on this money, to make sure that there is some accountability.

Reporter: With optimism around the package growing, stocks have surged. Major American stock indexes rose have now risen over seven-percent. That’s the news at this hour. Kyle Loughran, NCC News.

NCC News anchor Kyle Loughran tells us what’s happening around the nation and the world in today’s NCC Newsbrief.

A decision about the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has been reached, Congress is nearing an agreement virus stimulus package, and the stock market opened positively.

Check out these stories in today’s NCC Newsbrief.

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