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Children sit at individual desks during a lesson at the Harris Academy's Shortland's school on June 04, 2020 in London, England. As part of Covid-19 lockdown measures, Harris Academy schools have taught smaller pods of students.
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Dave Mager
July 16, 2020 - 12:18 am
"Growth and maturation require conflict and struggle." Nancy Close, PhD, of the Yale Child Study Center, says she repeats that principle to undergrads in her Child Development class. If she's correct, we're all going to grow and mature quite a bit in 2020. In this WTIC On Demand interview, reporter...
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AP
July 15, 2020 - 9:26 am
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont said Tuesday the state's COVID-19 infection rate is currently low enough for the General Assembly to return for a special legislative session to consider a limited number of bills, including one allowing more people to vote by absentee in the November general election.
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CDC Coronavirus containment guidelines, as posted at Hartford Public Library 3/6/20
Dave Mager, WTIC News
AP
July 14, 2020 - 8:01 am
Connecticut's chief epidemiologist said Monday he expects there will eventually be a resurgence of COVID-19 in the state, but the severity will depend upon how much people continue to practice social distancing measures, such as wearing masks and avoiding large groups of people indoors.
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