Coronavirus

Over 100 Students Forced to Quarantine After First Week of School Due to COVID

A handful of students have tested positive for COVID-19 roughly a week after in-person classes resumed. An additional 116 students is being forced to quarantine for a two-week period after being exposed. Read more now.
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School Retracts Suspension of Student Who Posted Crowded Hallway Pic

A school in Georgia withdrew its decision to suspend a student who shared a photo of its hallways crowded with pupils who were back to school amid the pandemic.
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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine Tests Negative for COVID-19 Hours After Testing Positive

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested negative for coronavirus on Thursday, hours after another test earlier in the day indicated a positive result.
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Walmart Planning Pop Up Drive-In Theaters In 160 Store Parking Lots

Walmart will be rolling out the red carpet experience for a combined 320 family-friendly showings through October, featuring hit movies, special appearances from filmmakers and celebs, and concessions being delivered right to customer’s cars.
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Irish Pub Bans ‘Sweet Caroline’ Sing-Alongs Due to Health Concerns

An Irish pub in Spain is taking a big step in protecting against coronavirus, banning “Sweet Caroline” from being played, believing sing-alongs could increase the spread of the virus.
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Partygoers Shrug Off COVID-19 Warnings, Attend Annual Boat Bash

Hundreds of partygoers didn’t let a global pandemic stop them from attending an annual boat bash in East Peoria, Illinois over the weekend.
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Teacher's Emotional Video Shows Attempt to Set Up Classroom Amid Coronavirus

Teachers across the country have shared their honest fears of returning to the classroom as the back-to-school debate continues. An educator shared a video of her attempt to set up a classroom amid coronavirus.
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Who Should Be First in Line to Get the Coronavirus Vaccine?

As scientists come closer to developing a coronavirus vaccine viable for mass distribution, public health experts and government officials will need to decide who will be prioritized to get the COVID-19 shot first. This is how they will decide.
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Map Shows How Stimulus Proposals Would Impact Unemployment Benefits

Jobless workers are wondering when another stimulus package will be approved, and how it will affect their weekly payments. A new map from the Chamber of Commerce shows how different plans would impact unemployment benefits in every states.
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Student Tests Positive for Coronavirus on First Day Back to School

At least one student and one school staff member in Indiana have tested positive for coronavirus, days after the state reopened schools for in-person instruction.
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