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High school football in Utah-- with masks-- opened this week. The CT high school season is in doubt.
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Dave Mager
August 15, 2020 - 12:29 am
The unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic is being felt by players and coaches in Connecticut's high school football community. Just in the last week, the CIAC football committee voted to delay the 2020 season until the spring, only to be overruled by the CIAC Board of Control. Wednesday, that...
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Snow? Maybe not, but CT high school football is "on" for this fall. 8/12/20
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Dave Mager
August 12, 2020 - 5:38 pm
The delayed, shortened and much-debated fall high school sports season in Connecticut is "on" for now, and that includes football. The CIAC's Board of Control voted Wednesday to go ahead with established plans for games starting Sept. 23rd. That move rejects the recommendation of the CIAC football...
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Some polling places were quiet on Primary Day; about 300,000 absentee ballots were distributed. This is the Skinner Road School in Vernon, 8/11/20
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Dave Mager
August 11, 2020 - 7:36 pm
Held during a global pandemic and just a week after Tropical Storm Isaias knocked out power to much of the state, Connecticut finally held its twice-delayed 2020 Primaries. Hundreds of thousands of residents applied for absentee ballots. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says no matter how many...
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August 11, 2020 - 8:07 am
Voters were expected to rubber-stamp Republican President Donald Trump and former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden in Connecticut's quiet presidential primary on Tuesday, while also determining the final GOP candidates in two congressional races.
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Bradley International Airport Terminal
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August 11, 2020 - 8:03 am
The Connecticut Department of Public Health issued its first $1,000 fines on Monday to two individuals who Gov. Ned Lamont said failed to comply with the travel advisory for residents who return home from states with high COVID-19 infection rates.
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High school football fields could remain empty until spring of next year, under a plan approved by the CIAC's football committee.in CT.
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Dave Mager
August 10, 2020 - 8:55 pm
Kickoff can wait, if the CIAC's football committee has its way. According to a source close to the situation, the committee voted Monday to move the already-delayed-and-shortened 2020 high school season to next spring. The CIAC's Board of Control can finalize the plan, with a vote as soon as...
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Dr. Anthony Fauci joined the governor's latest COVID-19 briefing
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Dave Mager
August 03, 2020 - 10:38 pm
The U.S. government's longtime top expert on infectious disease, Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institues of Health, joined Gov. Ned Lamont's latest COVID-19 news briefing and signed off on what Connecticut has done to bring its positive test rate to less than 1%. "Connecticut is in a good place...
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