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BYU prepares for USU; today's youth and alcohol; anxiety on college campuses; hotline call breaks cold case

University of Michigan senior and Wolverine Support Network Executive Director Jordan Lazarus walks on campus in Ann Arbor. Mich., on Sept. 12, 2018. The peer-to-peer group is designed to empower students to create a safe community in support of mental we
University of Michigan senior and Wolverine Support Network Executive Director Jordan Lazarus walks on campus in Ann Arbor. Mich., on Sept. 12, 2018. The peer-to-peer group is designed to empower students to create a safe community in support of mental well-being and identity development.
Rod Sanford, For the Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Here’s a look at the news for Oct. 5.

Our top headlines:

There’s a national discussion about binge-drinking among youths. Here’s what experts say.

There’s a new campus crisis. Anxiety is crippling college kids across the country. Read more.

How one phone call to a new hotline broke a 12-year-old rape cold case. Read more.

Sixty stores will close their doors on Thanksgiving Day. Read more.

BYU is looking for a bounce-back game. Here’s why Utah State won’t make that easy.

A look at the weekend …

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National headlines:

Senate to take decisive vote on Kavanaugh amid protest from Democrats [NPR]

Lee Myung-bak, S. Korea ex-president, jailed for 15 years [BBC News]

Interpol chief Meng Hongwei reportedly vanishes on visit to China [CBS News]

‘Just like Trump’: Bolsonaro leads Brazil’s presidential race with right-wing populist pitch [The Washington Post]

Girl, 8, pulls a 1,500-year-old sword from a lake in Sweden [BBC News]