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WATCH | 3News' Stephanie Haney anchors digital afternoon news update

Stephanie talked with 3News reporters about upcoming stories, plus checked the day's top headlines.
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CLEVELAND — On Wednesday, 3News digital anchor Stephanie Haney had a look at our top headlines of the afternoon, plus chatted with members of our news team to give you a preview of what we’re working on for you for What Matters Most at 6 P.M. and What's Next at 11 P.M.

Investigative reporter Mark Naymik was on the scene at the fourth Democratic Primary Debate last night in Westerville, Ohio and he has a behind-the-scenes take for us on the big winners and losers, the production and the international media draw 384 ahead of the 2020 presidential election.

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General Motors and United Auto Works have come to agreement on a tentative labor contract which could end UAW’s four-week strike at GM, according to UAW.

We don’t have the full details yet but roughly 48,000 UAW members with GM are expected to receive raises and bonuses as part of the deal.

GM is also expected to invest at least $7-$7.7 billion in its manufacturing operations and add thousands of new hourly union jobs during the next four years.

We’re look at about 2 weeks until the deal could be finalized. We’ll keep following this story, and Brandon Simmons will have more for us on this during the 6 pm What Matter Most Broadcast.

RELATED: GM and union reach tentative deal that could end strike

Also in the 6 PM show, we have the details on why you might see some children carrying blue buckets this Halloween. A viral Facebook post explains that the buckets are meant to alert candy givers that the child or teen might have autism, may be non-verbal, and can’t say things like “trick-or-treat” or “Happy Halloween” in exchange for candy.

RELATED: Facebook post encourages blue Halloween buckets to raise autism awareness

Lindsey Buckingham talked with an expert from Milestones Autism Resources who said the blue pumpkin idea could be a great thing, but it’s not an officially sanctioned way to communicate a child has Autism, though it could become one.

It’s a personal choice for families, and the group offered other options, which Buckingham will have for us tonight.

Keep in mind, this is different from the "Teal Pumpkin Project" which is meant to raise awareness for food allergies.

RELATED: This 'Teal Pumpkin Map' tells you where to find homes safe from food allergies this Halloween

Last but not least, Garth Brooks is coming back to Ohio! He’s bringing his “Dive Bar Tour” to the Dusty Armadillo in Rootstown on October 28.

But fans should know that you can’t buy tickets. You have to win them on local radio contests, so keep the radio on if you want to hear his latest single, “Dive Bar,” with Blake Shelton in person.

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Watch Stephanie Haney's digital afternoon news update below: