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Boston Mayor Says School Closure Decision Should Be Made As A State

Boston Mayor Says School Closure Decision Should Be Made As A State

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said the decision to keep schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic is a decision that should be made collectively as a state. Read full article: Boston Mayor Says School Closure Decisio...→

Boston Mayor Says School Closure Decision Should Be Made As A State

Boston Mayor Says School Closure Decision Should Be Made As A State

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said the decision to keep schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic is a decision that should be made collectively as a state. Read full article: Boston Mayor Says School Closure Decisio...→

Cuomo: Summer school in New York state will be online

Cuomo: Summer school in New York state will be online

Summer school in New York will be conducted remotely because of the risks of returning children to the classroom, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. Read full article: Cuomo: Summer school in New York state w...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen  [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen anytime soon, even while offering hope that some businesses could expand in the [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesda...→

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Offering New Free Online Course To Train COVID-19 Contact Tracers For New York State

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Offering New Free Online Course To Train COVID-19 Contact Tracers For New York State

If you’re looking for something to do to help during the coronavirus pandemic, a new online course can train you to become a contact tracer to help stop the sp [...] Read full article: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Offering ...→

Huntington Beach mayor says California gov's decision to close beaches was 'arbitrary': I wish he had called me first

Huntington Beach mayor says California gov's decision to close beaches was 'arbitrary': I wish he had called me first

California Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom's decision to close Orange County beaches was not based on coronavirus data, Huntington Beach Mayor Lyn Semeta asserted M [...] Read full article: Huntington Beach mayor says California g...→

Prom was canceled, but these high school boys made sure the girls still got flowers

Prom was canceled, but these high school boys made sure the girls still got flowers

Despite prom being postponed due to coronavirus, the boys of the senior class at one Indianapolis high school still found a way to be dream dates. Read full article: Prom was canceled, but these high school...→

Coronavirus challenges prompt explosion of medical innovation in Boston and across the state

The unique challenges the coronavirus pandemic presents has prompted the medical community to respond with innovative solutions in quick fashion to keep patien [...] Read full article: Coronavirus challenges prompt explosion ...→

Newport Beach, CA Mayor Will O'Neill: Gavin Newsom Beach Closure About Politics, Not Data

Newport Beach, CA Mayor Will O'Neill: Gavin Newsom Beach Closure About Politics, Not Data

According to Newport Beach Mayor Will O'Neill, Gov. Gavin Newsom's (D-CA) decision to close Orange County, CA beaches had little to do with science and data an [...] Read full article: Newport Beach, CA Mayor Will O'Neill: Ga...→

Maryland to survey school districts to assess attendance, engagement during closure | WTOP

Maryland’s school districts will be surveyed by the state department of education to “assess and report student engagement” across the state. That includes try [...] Read full article: Maryland to survey school districts to a...→

Trump criticizes Sweden's no-lockdown stance after WHO praise, claims US made ‘correct decision’

Trump criticizes Sweden's no-lockdown stance after WHO praise, claims US made ‘correct decision’

President Trump on Thursday took aim at Sweden’s decision to not order lockdowns in response to the coronavirus epidemic, claiming the U.S. made “the correct d [...] Read full article: Trump criticizes Sweden's no-lockdown st...→

Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Expected To Announce Closure Of All Beaches, State Parks

Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Expected To Announce Closure Of All Beaches, State Parks

The memo, obtained by CBS Los Angeles, said the decision was made after crowds flocked to open beaches, in violation of the state's shelter-in-place order. Read full article: Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Expected To Ann...→

School in July? Newsom details plan to reopen coronavirus-paralyzed state

School in July? Newsom details plan to reopen coronavirus-paralyzed state

Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed starting school as much as a month early to make up for class time lost during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: School in July? Newsom details plan to r...→

Mayor Walsh: Boston won’t open May 4 as city still in peak of coronavirus cases

Mayor Walsh: Boston won’t open May 4 as city still in peak of coronavirus cases

Boston will not reopen next Monday as the number of coronavirus cases is still peaking, Mayor Martin Walsh said Monday while announcing an antibody testing int [...] Read full article: Mayor Walsh: Boston won’t open May 4 as ...→

Coronavirus Mistakes Have Not Made US a Failed State

Coronavirus Mistakes Have Not Made US a Failed State

To imagine that everything would be going smoothly if only we had better leaders, or different institutions, or our own pet policies in place: That’s to replac [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Mistakes Have Not Made US a ...→

When Will School Open? Here’s a State-by-State List

We’ve collected the most recent data about which states have closed schools for the rest of the year, which states are still intending to return to the classro [...] Read full article: When Will School Open? Here’s a State-by...→

South Dakota governor Kristi Noem defends decision to keep state open

South Dakota governor Kristi Noem defends decision to keep state open

South Dakota’s governor said her “unconventional” decision to keep the state open during the coronavirus pandemic is working — proving that “we’re much better [...] Read full article: South Dakota governor Kristi Noem defend...→

Martial arts school trying to prevent closure due to crisis

A martial arts school with a decades-old history in the Bronx is doing all that it can to keep from closing because of the coronavirus pandemic.  Read full article: Martial arts school trying to prevent cl...→

Maher: Trump Turning America 'Into a Failed State' 'More Important Than Tara Reade Achieving Closure'

Maher: Trump Turning America 'Into a Failed State' 'More Important Than Tara Reade Achieving Closure'

On Friday's broadcast of HBO's "Real Time," host Bill Maher discussed the sexual assault allegations made by Tara Reade against 2020 Democratic | Clips On Frid [...] Read full article: Maher: Trump Turning America 'Into a Fai...→

Cars Line Up For Free Milk Giveaway At Boston College High School

Cars Line Up For Free Milk Giveaway At Boston College High School

A line of people is taking advantage of a free milk giveaway at Boston College High School aimed at helping people struggling to make ends meet during the coro [...] Read full article: Cars Line Up For Free Milk Giveaway At B...→

Livermore mayor slams judge’s decision to release cold case sex assault suspect in city

The mayor of Livermore criticized the judge’s decision to release cold case sex assault suspect Gregory Vien, who was released from jail amid concerns for the [...] Read full article: Livermore mayor slams judge’s decision t...→

Boston mayor to donate $500,000 in campaign cash to coronavirus resiliency fund

Boston mayor to donate $500,000 in campaign cash to coronavirus resiliency fund

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced on Sunday he will donate $500,000 from his campaign war chest to the city’s coronavirus resiliency fund. Read full article: Boston mayor to donate $500,000 in campa...→

Newport Beach mayor blasts California gov's beach closure order: 'This has nothing to do with data'

Newport Beach mayor blasts California gov's beach closure order: 'This has nothing to do with data'

Newport Beach, Calif., Mayor Will O'Neill slammed Gov. Gavin Newsom Friday over his order to close beaches in Orange County.... O'Neill told "Tucker Carlson To [...] Read full article: Newport Beach mayor blasts California go...→

Ravinia cancellation will cost Highland Park $1 million in lost taxes, but mayor says it was correct decision

Ravinia cancellation will cost Highland Park $1 million in lost taxes, but mayor says it was correct decision

The Ravinia Festival’s decision to cancel its 2020 season in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic will cost Highland Park an estimated $1 million in sales tax rev [...] Read full article: Ravinia cancellation will cost Highland ...→

Back to school: MN allows for limited in-person testing despite closure

Back to school: MN allows for limited in-person testing despite closure

Closed through the end of the school year, Minnesota public schools can bring back students for certain year-end assessments that can’t be completed remotely, [...] Read full article: Back to school: MN allows for limited in...→

Colleyville’s Orders Allowing Patio Dine-In Will Continue Until State Orders on Businesses Start Friday, Mayor Says

Colleyville’s Orders Allowing Patio Dine-In Will Continue Until State Orders on Businesses Start Friday, Mayor Says

Colleyville’s amended order on patio dine-in at restaurants will remain in place until Friday when some businesses will be allowed to reopen with capacity unde [...] Read full article: Colleyville’s Orders Allowing Patio Dine...→

New Mexico mayor vows

New Mexico mayor vows "confrontation" with state police over virus lockdown

The mayor of Grants, New Mexico city is promising a "confrontation" between his small police force and State Police. Read full article: New Mexico mayor vows "confrontation" wi...→

MN makes plans for in-person instruction, home visits despite school-closure order

MN makes plans for in-person instruction, home visits despite school-closure order

Minnesota education leaders are looking to strengthen their approach to distance learning, four weeks into an experiment that has exposed unequal access to tec [...] Read full article: MN makes plans for in-person instruction...→

State warns historic school cuts needed due to cost of COVID-19

State warns historic school cuts needed due to cost of COVID-19

The state is sending out warning. Prepare for cuts to school funding, like we have never seen in recent history. Read full article: State warns historic school cuts needed ...→

Ohio state rep won't wear a mask, wants others to know he was made in God's 'image and likeness'

Ohio state rep won't wear a mask, wants others to know he was made in God's 'image and likeness'

An Ohio State Representative cited his Christian religion in his decision not to wear a mask amid the coronavirus pandemic earlier this week. Read full article: Ohio state rep won't wear a mask, wants ...→

Oklahoma gov says state considering early start to next school year, on potentially intermittent schedule

Oklahoma gov says state considering early start to next school year, on potentially intermittent schedule

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said Monday that the state is considering beginning the next school year a “couple of weeks” early on a potentially intermittent sche [...] Read full article: Oklahoma gov says state considering earl...→

Mississippi Gov. Reeves defends decision to reconsider reopening state after spike in coronavirus cases

Mississippi Gov. Reeves defends decision to reconsider reopening state after spike in coronavirus cases

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves defended on Sunday his decision to back off easing social distancing restrictions after his state experienced the largest single d [...] Read full article: Mississippi Gov. Reeves defends decision...→

Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff to work long hours, Boston mayor says

Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff to work long hours, Boston mayor says

Cemetery staff are working long hours to keep up with the large increase in burials during coronavirus, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said. Read full article: Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff t...→

Rural Texas hospitals and clinics on brink of closure as state prepares to reopen from coronavirus shutdown

Rural Texas hospitals and clinics on brink of closure as state prepares to reopen from coronavirus shutdown

The official in charge of the state's rural health care system says 60 of the 163 facilities he helps to keep open have less than 30 days of cash on hand. 60 M [...] Read full article: Rural Texas hospitals and clinics on bri...→

Trump's threat to withhold coronavirus relief from sanctuary states is a

Trump's threat to withhold coronavirus relief from sanctuary states is a "fear tactic," Boston mayor says

"Every time the president gets his back up against the wall he pulls out the sanctuary city card," said Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. Read full article: Trump's threat to withhold coronavirus r...→

Atlanta Mayor: State is going in the

Atlanta Mayor: State is going in the "opposite direction" on social distancing to combat COVID-19 - Atlanta INtown Paper

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said in an afternoon interview with The Washington Post Live that Georgia is going in the “opposite direction” when it comes [...] Read full article: Atlanta Mayor: State is going in the "op...→

Andrew Cuomo Blames Nursing Homes' Greed for Not Rejecting Coronavirus Patients State Made Them Accept

Andrew Cuomo Blames Nursing Homes' Greed for Not Rejecting Coronavirus Patients State Made Them Accept

Andrew Cuomo suggested that "money" was partly to blame for nursing homes failing to turn away coronavirus patients they could not handle. Read full article: Andrew Cuomo Blames Nursing Homes' Greed...→

Atlanta mayor warns Georgians to 'stay home' amid concerns state is lifting coronavirus lockdown too soon

Atlanta mayor warns Georgians to 'stay home' amid concerns state is lifting coronavirus lockdown too soon

While some Georgians breathed a sigh of relief Friday when Gov. Brian Kemp allowed some non-essential businesses to reopen, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms [...] Read full article: Atlanta mayor warns Georgians to 'stay h...→

Dublin school board reverses decision, agrees on pass/fail grades during coronavirus

Dublin school board reverses decision, agrees on pass/fail grades during coronavirus

After two meetings, the Dublin Unified School District board agreed to credit/no credit grades only while students are at home for the rest of the school year [...] Read full article: Dublin school board reverses decision, a...→

Coronavirus: Boston Mayor 'Not Too Confident' Students Will Return

Coronavirus: Boston Mayor 'Not Too Confident' Students Will Return

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said no decision has been made about when in person learning can resume, but he's "not too confident" it can happen this academic year [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Boston Mayor 'Not Too Confi...→

Cuomo: Summer school in New York state will be online

Cuomo: Summer school in New York state will be online

Summer school in New York will be conducted remotely because of the risks of returning children to the classroom, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. Read full article: Cuomo: Summer school in New York state w...→

Martial arts school trying to prevent closure due to crisis

A martial arts school with a decades-old history in the Bronx is doing all that it can to keep from closing because of the coronavirus pandemic.  Read full article: Martial arts school trying to prevent cl...→

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Offering New Free Online Course To Train COVID-19 Contact Tracers For New York State

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Offering New Free Online Course To Train COVID-19 Contact Tracers For New York State

If you’re looking for something to do to help during the coronavirus pandemic, a new online course can train you to become a contact tracer to help stop the sp [...] Read full article: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Offering ...→

Cars Line Up For Free Milk Giveaway At Boston College High School

Cars Line Up For Free Milk Giveaway At Boston College High School

A line of people is taking advantage of a free milk giveaway at Boston College High School aimed at helping people struggling to make ends meet during the coro [...] Read full article: Cars Line Up For Free Milk Giveaway At B...→

Huntington Beach mayor says California gov's decision to close beaches was 'arbitrary': I wish he had called me first

Huntington Beach mayor says California gov's decision to close beaches was 'arbitrary': I wish he had called me first

California Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom's decision to close Orange County beaches was not based on coronavirus data, Huntington Beach Mayor Lyn Semeta asserted M [...] Read full article: Huntington Beach mayor says California g...→

Oklahoma gov says state considering early start to next school year, on potentially intermittent schedule

Oklahoma gov says state considering early start to next school year, on potentially intermittent schedule

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said Monday that the state is considering beginning the next school year a “couple of weeks” early on a potentially intermittent sche [...] Read full article: Oklahoma gov says state considering earl...→

Boston mayor to donate $500,000 in campaign cash to coronavirus resiliency fund

Boston mayor to donate $500,000 in campaign cash to coronavirus resiliency fund

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced on Sunday he will donate $500,000 from his campaign war chest to the city’s coronavirus resiliency fund. Read full article: Boston mayor to donate $500,000 in campa...→

Coronavirus challenges prompt explosion of medical innovation in Boston and across the state

The unique challenges the coronavirus pandemic presents has prompted the medical community to respond with innovative solutions in quick fashion to keep patien [...] Read full article: Coronavirus challenges prompt explosion ...→

Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff to work long hours, Boston mayor says

Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff to work long hours, Boston mayor says

Cemetery staff are working long hours to keep up with the large increase in burials during coronavirus, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said. Read full article: Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff t...→

Newport Beach mayor blasts California gov's beach closure order: 'This has nothing to do with data'

Newport Beach mayor blasts California gov's beach closure order: 'This has nothing to do with data'

Newport Beach, Calif., Mayor Will O'Neill slammed Gov. Gavin Newsom Friday over his order to close beaches in Orange County.... O'Neill told "Tucker Carlson To [...] Read full article: Newport Beach mayor blasts California go...→

Maryland to survey school districts to assess attendance, engagement during closure | WTOP

Maryland’s school districts will be surveyed by the state department of education to “assess and report student engagement” across the state. That includes try [...] Read full article: Maryland to survey school districts to a...→

Rural Texas hospitals and clinics on brink of closure as state prepares to reopen from coronavirus shutdown

Rural Texas hospitals and clinics on brink of closure as state prepares to reopen from coronavirus shutdown

The official in charge of the state's rural health care system says 60 of the 163 facilities he helps to keep open have less than 30 days of cash on hand. 60 M [...] Read full article: Rural Texas hospitals and clinics on bri...→

Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Expected To Announce Closure Of All Beaches, State Parks

Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Expected To Announce Closure Of All Beaches, State Parks

The memo, obtained by CBS Los Angeles, said the decision was made after crowds flocked to open beaches, in violation of the state's shelter-in-place order. Read full article: Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Expected To Ann...→

Colleyville’s Orders Allowing Patio Dine-In Will Continue Until State Orders on Businesses Start Friday, Mayor Says

Colleyville’s Orders Allowing Patio Dine-In Will Continue Until State Orders on Businesses Start Friday, Mayor Says

Colleyville’s amended order on patio dine-in at restaurants will remain in place until Friday when some businesses will be allowed to reopen with capacity unde [...] Read full article: Colleyville’s Orders Allowing Patio Dine...→

Mayor Walsh: Boston won’t open May 4 as city still in peak of coronavirus cases

Mayor Walsh: Boston won’t open May 4 as city still in peak of coronavirus cases

Boston will not reopen next Monday as the number of coronavirus cases is still peaking, Mayor Martin Walsh said Monday while announcing an antibody testing int [...] Read full article: Mayor Walsh: Boston won’t open May 4 as ...→

Andrew Cuomo Blames Nursing Homes' Greed for Not Rejecting Coronavirus Patients State Made Them Accept

Andrew Cuomo Blames Nursing Homes' Greed for Not Rejecting Coronavirus Patients State Made Them Accept

Andrew Cuomo suggested that "money" was partly to blame for nursing homes failing to turn away coronavirus patients they could not handle. Read full article: Andrew Cuomo Blames Nursing Homes' Greed...→

New Mexico mayor vows

New Mexico mayor vows "confrontation" with state police over virus lockdown

The mayor of Grants, New Mexico city is promising a "confrontation" between his small police force and State Police. Read full article: New Mexico mayor vows "confrontation" wi...→

When Will School Open? Here’s a State-by-State List

We’ve collected the most recent data about which states have closed schools for the rest of the year, which states are still intending to return to the classro [...] Read full article: When Will School Open? Here’s a State-by...→

Dublin school board reverses decision, agrees on pass/fail grades during coronavirus

Dublin school board reverses decision, agrees on pass/fail grades during coronavirus

After two meetings, the Dublin Unified School District board agreed to credit/no credit grades only while students are at home for the rest of the school year [...] Read full article: Dublin school board reverses decision, a...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen  [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen anytime soon, even while offering hope that some businesses could expand in the [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesda...→

State warns historic school cuts needed due to cost of COVID-19

State warns historic school cuts needed due to cost of COVID-19

The state is sending out warning. Prepare for cuts to school funding, like we have never seen in recent history. Read full article: State warns historic school cuts needed ...→

Maher: Trump Turning America 'Into a Failed State' 'More Important Than Tara Reade Achieving Closure'

Maher: Trump Turning America 'Into a Failed State' 'More Important Than Tara Reade Achieving Closure'

On Friday's broadcast of HBO's "Real Time," host Bill Maher discussed the sexual assault allegations made by Tara Reade against 2020 Democratic | Clips On Frid [...] Read full article: Maher: Trump Turning America 'Into a Fai...→

Ohio state rep won't wear a mask, wants others to know he was made in God's 'image and likeness'

Ohio state rep won't wear a mask, wants others to know he was made in God's 'image and likeness'

An Ohio State Representative cited his Christian religion in his decision not to wear a mask amid the coronavirus pandemic earlier this week. Read full article: Ohio state rep won't wear a mask, wants ...→

Livermore mayor slams judge’s decision to release cold case sex assault suspect in city

The mayor of Livermore criticized the judge’s decision to release cold case sex assault suspect Gregory Vien, who was released from jail amid concerns for the [...] Read full article: Livermore mayor slams judge’s decision t...→

Prom was canceled, but these high school boys made sure the girls still got flowers

Prom was canceled, but these high school boys made sure the girls still got flowers

Despite prom being postponed due to coronavirus, the boys of the senior class at one Indianapolis high school still found a way to be dream dates. Read full article: Prom was canceled, but these high school...→

Mississippi Gov. Reeves defends decision to reconsider reopening state after spike in coronavirus cases

Mississippi Gov. Reeves defends decision to reconsider reopening state after spike in coronavirus cases

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves defended on Sunday his decision to back off easing social distancing restrictions after his state experienced the largest single d [...] Read full article: Mississippi Gov. Reeves defends decision...→

Newport Beach, CA Mayor Will O'Neill: Gavin Newsom Beach Closure About Politics, Not Data

Newport Beach, CA Mayor Will O'Neill: Gavin Newsom Beach Closure About Politics, Not Data

According to Newport Beach Mayor Will O'Neill, Gov. Gavin Newsom's (D-CA) decision to close Orange County, CA beaches had little to do with science and data an [...] Read full article: Newport Beach, CA Mayor Will O'Neill: Ga...→

Ravinia cancellation will cost Highland Park $1 million in lost taxes, but mayor says it was correct decision

Ravinia cancellation will cost Highland Park $1 million in lost taxes, but mayor says it was correct decision

The Ravinia Festival’s decision to cancel its 2020 season in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic will cost Highland Park an estimated $1 million in sales tax rev [...] Read full article: Ravinia cancellation will cost Highland ...→

Trump criticizes Sweden's no-lockdown stance after WHO praise, claims US made ‘correct decision’

Trump criticizes Sweden's no-lockdown stance after WHO praise, claims US made ‘correct decision’

President Trump on Thursday took aim at Sweden’s decision to not order lockdowns in response to the coronavirus epidemic, claiming the U.S. made “the correct d [...] Read full article: Trump criticizes Sweden's no-lockdown st...→

Trump's threat to withhold coronavirus relief from sanctuary states is a

Trump's threat to withhold coronavirus relief from sanctuary states is a "fear tactic," Boston mayor says

"Every time the president gets his back up against the wall he pulls out the sanctuary city card," said Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. Read full article: Trump's threat to withhold coronavirus r...→

Back to school: MN allows for limited in-person testing despite closure

Back to school: MN allows for limited in-person testing despite closure

Closed through the end of the school year, Minnesota public schools can bring back students for certain year-end assessments that can’t be completed remotely, [...] Read full article: Back to school: MN allows for limited in...→

School in July? Newsom details plan to reopen coronavirus-paralyzed state

School in July? Newsom details plan to reopen coronavirus-paralyzed state

Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed starting school as much as a month early to make up for class time lost during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: School in July? Newsom details plan to r...→

Atlanta Mayor: State is going in the

Atlanta Mayor: State is going in the "opposite direction" on social distancing to combat COVID-19 - Atlanta INtown Paper

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said in an afternoon interview with The Washington Post Live that Georgia is going in the “opposite direction” when it comes [...] Read full article: Atlanta Mayor: State is going in the "op...→

Coronavirus Mistakes Have Not Made US a Failed State

Coronavirus Mistakes Have Not Made US a Failed State

To imagine that everything would be going smoothly if only we had better leaders, or different institutions, or our own pet policies in place: That’s to replac [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Mistakes Have Not Made US a ...→

Atlanta mayor warns Georgians to 'stay home' amid concerns state is lifting coronavirus lockdown too soon

Atlanta mayor warns Georgians to 'stay home' amid concerns state is lifting coronavirus lockdown too soon

While some Georgians breathed a sigh of relief Friday when Gov. Brian Kemp allowed some non-essential businesses to reopen, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms [...] Read full article: Atlanta mayor warns Georgians to 'stay h...→

MN makes plans for in-person instruction, home visits despite school-closure order

MN makes plans for in-person instruction, home visits despite school-closure order

Minnesota education leaders are looking to strengthen their approach to distance learning, four weeks into an experiment that has exposed unequal access to tec [...] Read full article: MN makes plans for in-person instruction...→

South Dakota governor Kristi Noem defends decision to keep state open

South Dakota governor Kristi Noem defends decision to keep state open

South Dakota’s governor said her “unconventional” decision to keep the state open during the coronavirus pandemic is working — proving that “we’re much better [...] Read full article: South Dakota governor Kristi Noem defend...→

Coronavirus: Boston Mayor 'Not Too Confident' Students Will Return

Coronavirus: Boston Mayor 'Not Too Confident' Students Will Return

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said no decision has been made about when in person learning can resume, but he's "not too confident" it can happen this academic year [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Boston Mayor 'Not Too Confi...→

Cuomo: Summer school in New York state will be online

Cuomo: Summer school in New York state will be online

Summer school in New York will be conducted remotely because of the risks of returning children to the classroom, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. Read full article: Cuomo: Summer school in New York state w...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen  [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen anytime soon, even while offering hope that some businesses could expand in the [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesda...→

Martial arts school trying to prevent closure due to crisis

A martial arts school with a decades-old history in the Bronx is doing all that it can to keep from closing because of the coronavirus pandemic.  Read full article: Martial arts school trying to prevent cl...→

State warns historic school cuts needed due to cost of COVID-19

State warns historic school cuts needed due to cost of COVID-19

The state is sending out warning. Prepare for cuts to school funding, like we have never seen in recent history. Read full article: State warns historic school cuts needed ...→

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Offering New Free Online Course To Train COVID-19 Contact Tracers For New York State

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Offering New Free Online Course To Train COVID-19 Contact Tracers For New York State

If you’re looking for something to do to help during the coronavirus pandemic, a new online course can train you to become a contact tracer to help stop the sp [...] Read full article: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Offering ...→

Maher: Trump Turning America 'Into a Failed State' 'More Important Than Tara Reade Achieving Closure'

Maher: Trump Turning America 'Into a Failed State' 'More Important Than Tara Reade Achieving Closure'

On Friday's broadcast of HBO's "Real Time," host Bill Maher discussed the sexual assault allegations made by Tara Reade against 2020 Democratic | Clips On Frid [...] Read full article: Maher: Trump Turning America 'Into a Fai...→

Cars Line Up For Free Milk Giveaway At Boston College High School

Cars Line Up For Free Milk Giveaway At Boston College High School

A line of people is taking advantage of a free milk giveaway at Boston College High School aimed at helping people struggling to make ends meet during the coro [...] Read full article: Cars Line Up For Free Milk Giveaway At B...→

Ohio state rep won't wear a mask, wants others to know he was made in God's 'image and likeness'

Ohio state rep won't wear a mask, wants others to know he was made in God's 'image and likeness'

An Ohio State Representative cited his Christian religion in his decision not to wear a mask amid the coronavirus pandemic earlier this week. Read full article: Ohio state rep won't wear a mask, wants ...→

Huntington Beach mayor says California gov's decision to close beaches was 'arbitrary': I wish he had called me first

Huntington Beach mayor says California gov's decision to close beaches was 'arbitrary': I wish he had called me first

California Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom's decision to close Orange County beaches was not based on coronavirus data, Huntington Beach Mayor Lyn Semeta asserted M [...] Read full article: Huntington Beach mayor says California g...→

Livermore mayor slams judge’s decision to release cold case sex assault suspect in city

The mayor of Livermore criticized the judge’s decision to release cold case sex assault suspect Gregory Vien, who was released from jail amid concerns for the [...] Read full article: Livermore mayor slams judge’s decision t...→

Oklahoma gov says state considering early start to next school year, on potentially intermittent schedule

Oklahoma gov says state considering early start to next school year, on potentially intermittent schedule

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said Monday that the state is considering beginning the next school year a “couple of weeks” early on a potentially intermittent sche [...] Read full article: Oklahoma gov says state considering earl...→

Prom was canceled, but these high school boys made sure the girls still got flowers

Prom was canceled, but these high school boys made sure the girls still got flowers

Despite prom being postponed due to coronavirus, the boys of the senior class at one Indianapolis high school still found a way to be dream dates. Read full article: Prom was canceled, but these high school...→

Boston mayor to donate $500,000 in campaign cash to coronavirus resiliency fund

Boston mayor to donate $500,000 in campaign cash to coronavirus resiliency fund

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced on Sunday he will donate $500,000 from his campaign war chest to the city’s coronavirus resiliency fund. Read full article: Boston mayor to donate $500,000 in campa...→

Mississippi Gov. Reeves defends decision to reconsider reopening state after spike in coronavirus cases

Mississippi Gov. Reeves defends decision to reconsider reopening state after spike in coronavirus cases

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves defended on Sunday his decision to back off easing social distancing restrictions after his state experienced the largest single d [...] Read full article: Mississippi Gov. Reeves defends decision...→

Coronavirus challenges prompt explosion of medical innovation in Boston and across the state

The unique challenges the coronavirus pandemic presents has prompted the medical community to respond with innovative solutions in quick fashion to keep patien [...] Read full article: Coronavirus challenges prompt explosion ...→

Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff to work long hours, Boston mayor says

Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff to work long hours, Boston mayor says

Cemetery staff are working long hours to keep up with the large increase in burials during coronavirus, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said. Read full article: Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff t...→

Newport Beach, CA Mayor Will O'Neill: Gavin Newsom Beach Closure About Politics, Not Data

Newport Beach, CA Mayor Will O'Neill: Gavin Newsom Beach Closure About Politics, Not Data

According to Newport Beach Mayor Will O'Neill, Gov. Gavin Newsom's (D-CA) decision to close Orange County, CA beaches had little to do with science and data an [...] Read full article: Newport Beach, CA Mayor Will O'Neill: Ga...→

Newport Beach mayor blasts California gov's beach closure order: 'This has nothing to do with data'

Newport Beach mayor blasts California gov's beach closure order: 'This has nothing to do with data'

Newport Beach, Calif., Mayor Will O'Neill slammed Gov. Gavin Newsom Friday over his order to close beaches in Orange County.... O'Neill told "Tucker Carlson To [...] Read full article: Newport Beach mayor blasts California go...→

Maryland to survey school districts to assess attendance, engagement during closure | WTOP

Maryland’s school districts will be surveyed by the state department of education to “assess and report student engagement” across the state. That includes try [...] Read full article: Maryland to survey school districts to a...→

Ravinia cancellation will cost Highland Park $1 million in lost taxes, but mayor says it was correct decision

Ravinia cancellation will cost Highland Park $1 million in lost taxes, but mayor says it was correct decision

The Ravinia Festival’s decision to cancel its 2020 season in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic will cost Highland Park an estimated $1 million in sales tax rev [...] Read full article: Ravinia cancellation will cost Highland ...→

Rural Texas hospitals and clinics on brink of closure as state prepares to reopen from coronavirus shutdown

Rural Texas hospitals and clinics on brink of closure as state prepares to reopen from coronavirus shutdown

The official in charge of the state's rural health care system says 60 of the 163 facilities he helps to keep open have less than 30 days of cash on hand. 60 M [...] Read full article: Rural Texas hospitals and clinics on bri...→

Trump criticizes Sweden's no-lockdown stance after WHO praise, claims US made ‘correct decision’

Trump criticizes Sweden's no-lockdown stance after WHO praise, claims US made ‘correct decision’

President Trump on Thursday took aim at Sweden’s decision to not order lockdowns in response to the coronavirus epidemic, claiming the U.S. made “the correct d [...] Read full article: Trump criticizes Sweden's no-lockdown st...→

Trump's threat to withhold coronavirus relief from sanctuary states is a

Trump's threat to withhold coronavirus relief from sanctuary states is a "fear tactic," Boston mayor says

"Every time the president gets his back up against the wall he pulls out the sanctuary city card," said Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. Read full article: Trump's threat to withhold coronavirus r...→

Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Expected To Announce Closure Of All Beaches, State Parks

Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Expected To Announce Closure Of All Beaches, State Parks

The memo, obtained by CBS Los Angeles, said the decision was made after crowds flocked to open beaches, in violation of the state's shelter-in-place order. Read full article: Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Expected To Ann...→

Back to school: MN allows for limited in-person testing despite closure

Back to school: MN allows for limited in-person testing despite closure

Closed through the end of the school year, Minnesota public schools can bring back students for certain year-end assessments that can’t be completed remotely, [...] Read full article: Back to school: MN allows for limited in...→

School in July? Newsom details plan to reopen coronavirus-paralyzed state

School in July? Newsom details plan to reopen coronavirus-paralyzed state

Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed starting school as much as a month early to make up for class time lost during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: School in July? Newsom details plan to r...→

Colleyville’s Orders Allowing Patio Dine-In Will Continue Until State Orders on Businesses Start Friday, Mayor Says

Colleyville’s Orders Allowing Patio Dine-In Will Continue Until State Orders on Businesses Start Friday, Mayor Says

Colleyville’s amended order on patio dine-in at restaurants will remain in place until Friday when some businesses will be allowed to reopen with capacity unde [...] Read full article: Colleyville’s Orders Allowing Patio Dine...→

Atlanta Mayor: State is going in the

Atlanta Mayor: State is going in the "opposite direction" on social distancing to combat COVID-19 - Atlanta INtown Paper

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said in an afternoon interview with The Washington Post Live that Georgia is going in the “opposite direction” when it comes [...] Read full article: Atlanta Mayor: State is going in the "op...→

Mayor Walsh: Boston won’t open May 4 as city still in peak of coronavirus cases

Mayor Walsh: Boston won’t open May 4 as city still in peak of coronavirus cases

Boston will not reopen next Monday as the number of coronavirus cases is still peaking, Mayor Martin Walsh said Monday while announcing an antibody testing int [...] Read full article: Mayor Walsh: Boston won’t open May 4 as ...→

Andrew Cuomo Blames Nursing Homes' Greed for Not Rejecting Coronavirus Patients State Made Them Accept

Andrew Cuomo Blames Nursing Homes' Greed for Not Rejecting Coronavirus Patients State Made Them Accept

Andrew Cuomo suggested that "money" was partly to blame for nursing homes failing to turn away coronavirus patients they could not handle. Read full article: Andrew Cuomo Blames Nursing Homes' Greed...→

Coronavirus Mistakes Have Not Made US a Failed State

Coronavirus Mistakes Have Not Made US a Failed State

To imagine that everything would be going smoothly if only we had better leaders, or different institutions, or our own pet policies in place: That’s to replac [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Mistakes Have Not Made US a ...→

New Mexico mayor vows

New Mexico mayor vows "confrontation" with state police over virus lockdown

The mayor of Grants, New Mexico city is promising a "confrontation" between his small police force and State Police. Read full article: New Mexico mayor vows "confrontation" wi...→

Atlanta mayor warns Georgians to 'stay home' amid concerns state is lifting coronavirus lockdown too soon

Atlanta mayor warns Georgians to 'stay home' amid concerns state is lifting coronavirus lockdown too soon

While some Georgians breathed a sigh of relief Friday when Gov. Brian Kemp allowed some non-essential businesses to reopen, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms [...] Read full article: Atlanta mayor warns Georgians to 'stay h...→

When Will School Open? Here’s a State-by-State List

We’ve collected the most recent data about which states have closed schools for the rest of the year, which states are still intending to return to the classro [...] Read full article: When Will School Open? Here’s a State-by...→

MN makes plans for in-person instruction, home visits despite school-closure order

MN makes plans for in-person instruction, home visits despite school-closure order

Minnesota education leaders are looking to strengthen their approach to distance learning, four weeks into an experiment that has exposed unequal access to tec [...] Read full article: MN makes plans for in-person instruction...→

Dublin school board reverses decision, agrees on pass/fail grades during coronavirus

Dublin school board reverses decision, agrees on pass/fail grades during coronavirus

After two meetings, the Dublin Unified School District board agreed to credit/no credit grades only while students are at home for the rest of the school year [...] Read full article: Dublin school board reverses decision, a...→

South Dakota governor Kristi Noem defends decision to keep state open

South Dakota governor Kristi Noem defends decision to keep state open

South Dakota’s governor said her “unconventional” decision to keep the state open during the coronavirus pandemic is working — proving that “we’re much better [...] Read full article: South Dakota governor Kristi Noem defend...→

Coronavirus: Boston Mayor 'Not Too Confident' Students Will Return

Coronavirus: Boston Mayor 'Not Too Confident' Students Will Return

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said no decision has been made about when in person learning can resume, but he's "not too confident" it can happen this academic year [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Boston Mayor 'Not Too Confi...→