COVID-19 (page 3)

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    Reviewing Judge Covid’s latest ruling: On going back to school

    Judge Covid was also strongly moved, however, by Cooper and Cohen's revealed preference concerning in-person instruction. He became implacable.
    Jon Sanders, July 29, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on one RTP company’s role in the search for a COVID-19 vaccine. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains how new monuments could help unify North Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, July 29, 2020
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    Takeaways from Cooper’s call with NCAE members

    1. Cooper still hates vouchers.                 2. Cooper will not rule out ordering all public schools to adopt a full-time remote learning plan (Plan C).               3. Cooper may call on law…
    Terry Stoops, July 28, 2020
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    Businesses will remain concerned about COVID-19 lawsuits

    Jay Heflin of the Washington Examiner highlights business owners’ concerns about potential legal liability linked to COVID-19. Business owners won’t rest easy if Congress shields companies from coronavirus-related lawsuits since they know that such protections only go so far. “Probably a solid 8 to a 9,” said Chris…
    Mitch Kokai, July 28, 2020
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    Baseball as pick-me-up

    Matthew Continetti offers National Review Online readers an amateur assessment of the national pastime. It is the abnormality of this season that makes it worth opining on. Baseball arrives at the very moment when America most needs a pick-me-up. A resurgent pandemic, economic depression, lawlessness in Portland and…
    Mitch Kokai, July 28, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on President Trump’s trip to Research Triangle Park. The Daily Journal highlights a recent critique of the Green New Deal and its $40,000 annual price tag for the typical N.C. household.
    Mitch Kokai, July 28, 2020
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    Active cases fall as NC COVID-19 recoveries top 80% of known cases

    This was the first week active cases showed a decline, and it was also the first week there were more recoveries than new cases.
    Jon Sanders, July 27, 2020
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    Martin Center column probes fall uncertainty at college campuses

    Megan Zogby writes for the Martin Center about the uncertainty surrounding the fall term at colleges and universities. Colleges across the country are preparing for potential spikes in coronavirus cases in the fall. As some students return to campus, schools are making plans to protect the health of students,…
    Mitch Kokai, July 27, 2020