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UNCG won’t have its traditional week-long spring break “to limit mass movement of people to and from campus, which has been proven to fuel the spread of the virus here and among our home communities,” the university said its Oct. 13 message. “We know that this is disappointing, but the evidence from the fall clearly …

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A growing number of colleges and universities are adjusting their spring break plans in response to COVID-19. Several universities are still planning to give their students time off from classes but it won’t look like your typical spring break. How to stay safe: CDC guidelines for traveling during pandemic At VCU, …

Following the Sept. 23 announcements of Notre Dame and Holy Cross’ plans for a long winter break and late start to the spring semester, the Saint Mary’s community awaited the College’s decision on how it would proceed. Plans to follow the same semester model as the other two institutions of the tri-campus community were released …

Friday was the deadline for states to submit their plans to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but they still don’t have the needed federal money to help carry them out, officials said. “As it stands now, we do not have any capability to fund the imminent implementation of the plan,” James Blumenstock, …

WARETOWN, NJ – News that the Stafford school district planned to go fully remote after the NJEA teacher conference break resulted in confusion for some Ocean Township parents.  Would their district do the same?  After all, both school systems are sending districts to Southern Regional. “I know there’s some miscommunication about the post-November break,” shared …

Here’s what you need to know: On Friday, President Trump gave his first televised interview since coming down with Covid-19.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times President Trump, in his first televised interview since he announced he had tested positive for the coronavirus, said Friday night that he was “medication free” and back to normal, a week …

MELBOURNE, Fla., Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Galileo Group, Inc., an advanced technology company specializing in remote sensing services, has successfully tested, and demonstrated live virus and bacteria destruction in a controlled lab setting using key components of its patented ARMADA™ smartphone LED system.  This groundbreaking approach is designed for surface-based virus and bacteria deactivation …

Washington — The commission that oversees the general election presidential debates said Wednesday it will be making changes to the format of the remaining two debates. One key change it plans to implement: Cutting off the microphones of President Trump and Joe Biden if they break the rules, according to a source familiar with the …

Shell has announced plans for between 7,000 – 9,000 job cuts from its global workforce by the end of 2022. The energy giant, which has been grappling with the effects of the oil price downturn and Covid-19, follows rival BP who earlier this year announced plans for 10,000 job cuts. Shell, which employs 6,000 people …

ATLANTA (AP) — NASA astronaut Kate Rubins told The Associated Press on Friday that she plans to cast her next vote from space – more than 200 miles above Earth. Rubins is just outside Moscow in Star City, Russia, preparing with two cosmonauts for a mid-October launch and a six-month stay at the International Space …