Postponed: The mayoral debate scheduled to air on WBRZ-TV this evening has been postponed because someone with ties to one of the candidates tested positive for COVID-19. East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome is in a runoff against former State Rep. Steve Carter. The runoff election is Saturday, Dec. 5. Early voting begins Friday.
Scheduling changes: Commissioner Greg Sankey and the Southeastern Conference have their finish line in sight: The league championship game is set for Dec. 19 in Atlanta. However, the division champs might not be the only SEC teams playing that day, because several teams, including LSU, have had to postpone more than one game, and the league had initially set just one makeup day. At this point, because of scheduling conflicts and postponements, making sure all SEC teams play a full 10-game schedule might not be possible. Read the full story.
10-year plan: The Environmental Protection Agency wants 50% of the waste generated in the U.S. to be recycled by 2030. Agency officials announced the goal Tuesday during a national recycling summit, detailing strategies they will deploy over the next 10 years to increase the national recycling rate from 32%. RouteFifty has the full story.