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Trump to return to the campaign trail

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 6/11/20, 12:07 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump’s next political rally is set for Juneteenth—a holiday marking the end of slavery. The president on Wednesday announced he would hold the June 19 event in Tulsa, Okla. His rallies, which were put on hold in March because of the outbreak of the coronavirus, have drawn up to tens of thousands of people in the past. Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt, a Republican, eliminated all limits on group gathering sizes earlier this month. The Trump campaign is planning other rallies in Florida, North Carolina, Arizona, and Texas.

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The science says what?

Science | The frustrating pendulum of COVID-19 pronouncements
by Julie Borg
Posted 6/11/20, 11:44 am

Riding the ups and downs of conflicting scientific studies and expert advice about the coronavirus pandemic can leave anyone with a bad case of motion sickness. Within the past week, contradictory information surfaced about the treatment and the transmission of COVID-19.

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Kicking police off campus

Education | Districts debate the future of school resource officers
by Laura Edghill
Posted 6/10/20, 04:53 pm

Shelby Township, Mich., Deputy Chief of Police Mark Coil compares police officers who work in schools to the neighborhood cops of his grandfather and great-grandfather’s day.

“They walked the beat, and they knew Al owned the bakery and Sal owned the butcher shop, and they knew everybody well,” he said, noting that a school resource officer can fill the same community role. “He’s consistent. He’s there every day. And he knows his people because the school becomes his beat.”

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