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Trump’s Attacks on Science Have Scarred Our Public Institutions 22.10.2020
The damage under Trump is the culmination of the GOP’s longstanding war on science for the benefit of ...
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Michigan Republican Senate Candidate Has Strong Financial Ties to DeVos Family 19.10.2020
John James tried to distance himself from Betsy DeVos as a super PAC funded by her family poured millions into the ...
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COVID Hit Alabama Hard. State Officials Funneled CARES Act Relief to Donors. 18.10.2020
COVID Hit Alabama Hard. State Officials Funneled CARES Act Relief to Donors.
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CPS students petition to shorten the class day — and end homework — during remote learning, citing headaches, stress and too much screen time 14.10.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
“Mentally, we feel exhausted, unmotivated, and isolated," one student said.
GOP could lose control of University of Colorado Board of Regents for the first time in 4 decades 11.10.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
One contentious CU regent race has the potential to flip the board majority from Republican to Democrat for the first time since the 1970s. Regardless of party, the nine-member board hasn't had three newcomers at once since 2008.
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CSU Mountain Campus spared so far from Cameron Peak fire 10.10.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A host of sprinklers, hoses and pumps throughout the campus have been successful in keeping the fire from burning any structures, said Cass Cairns, spokeswoman for the Cameron Peak fire efforts.
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Body of experienced hiker who went missing in the Silverthorne area recovered 10.10.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The body of a missing hiker who went missing near Silverthorne earlier this week was recovered late Thursday, according to the Summit County Rescue Group.
Metro Denver counties with rising COVID-19 cases hope public education, targeted orders will stave off new stay-at-home mandates 10.10.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
New COVID-19 cases have increased in much of the Denver metro area, and county health departments are trying to persuade their residents they need to keep their distance to avoid another stay-at-home order.
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Illinois confirms COVID-19 outbreaks in 44 schools this school year but won’t say where they occurred 8.10.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Nearly two months into the school year, Illinois public health officials said they have verified COVID-19 outbreaks in at least 44 school buildings across the state, but they declined to say where those cases occurred and acknowledged they may not know the full scope of the virus’s spread in schools.
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What’s Colorado Proposition EE: Tobacco and nicotine taxes 8.10.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Proposition EE asks voters to approve a phased tax increase on tobacco products and a new tax on vaping products such as e-cigarettes.
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Endorsement: Scott Schmerelson and Tanya Ortiz Franklin for L.A. Unified school board 2.10.2020 LA Times: Opinion

We back one incumbent and one newcomer, a former teacher, for the Los Angeles Unified School District board in the November election.

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COVID-19 outbreak spreads at Cal State Long Beach, with 17 more students infected 1.10.2020 LA Times: Health

An additional 17 students have been infected with the coronavirus. School officials said the additional cases were linked to off-campus gatherings.

Amid COVID-19 outbreak, San Diego State to resume limited in-person classes 30.9.2020 LA Times: Health

The announcement comes at a time when more than 1,050 students at SDSU have tested positive for COVID-19.

U.S. parents delaying preschool and kindergarten amid pandemic 25.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Claire Reagan was feeling overwhelmed as her oldest child's first day of kindergarten approached and with a baby on the way. The 5-year-old boy has autism, and she worried he would struggle with juggling in-person and virtual learning, and that she wouldn't have enough time to give him the help he needs.
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Op-Ed: Trump's flaws alone won't bring skeptical Black voters out to vote for Biden 24.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

If Joe Biden wants to win back 2016's sidelined Black voters, he needs to go into poor, underserved communities with something tangible in hand.

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CPS plan for reopening schools remains unclear as parents share remote learning woes with Board of Education: ‘It’s just not working’ 24.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Many parents praised their kids' teachers but said too much time is spent on tech support and redirecting kids to screens.
Chicago-area Catholic schools enrollment drops, with worst decline among pre-kindergarten students 23.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Archdiocese cites stay-at-home parents as a factor as the number of students enrolled at Catholic schools in Chicago dropped this fall.
UC should prepare for online classes, limited dorms beyond fall, UC Health chief says 18.9.2020 LA Times: Health

University of California campuses should prepare to continue online classes and limited campus density beyond fall, UC Health chief says.

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Colorado’s CROWN Act, banning natural hair discrimination, goes into effect 15.9.2020 Denver Post: Local
A Colorado law aimed at protecting workers and students from discrimination against race-based hair traits went into effect Monday.
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Number of active COVID-19 cases in Naperville tops 230, higher than previous peak in May 9.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Naperville saw 235 active cases of COVID-19 Sept. 4,a new case record and a 42% increase in active cases from the city’s previous peak at the end of May.
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