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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — About a year into mask mandates, nasal swabs and remote classes, the atmosphere turned tense at the University of Vermont as the school cracked down on rules for social distancing and face coverings amid a spike in student COVID-19 cases.


LINCOLN — The University of Nebraska–Lincoln conferred about 700 degrees during a virtual graduation celebration Saturday.


“Assuming we’re still able to have it, because things change pretty rapidly,” said North Platte High School Principal Scott Siegel, “we’re just excited to give something back to seniors and their families, especially in a year when a lot of things were taken away from them.”

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