Coronavirus cases among students at University of Alabama climb to more than 1,000

Coronavirus cases are continuing to climb at the University of Alabama, with more than 1,000 students testing positive for COVID-19 since the start of on-campus classes last week.

The school’s COVID-19 dashboard shows that 492 students across their three campuses tested positive for the virus between Tuesday and Thursday, bringing the total number of cases since Aug. 19 — when the fall semester began — to 1,063.

Those numbers do not include the 305 students who tested positive prior to the start of on-campus classes.

A majority of the cases are at the university’s main campus in Tuscaloosa. According to the dashboard, 1,043 students have tested positive since Aug. 19.

In a press release on Friday, the university said that none of the students who have tested positive have been hospitalized.

“Our exposure notification efforts

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Bar Harbor man’s first career hole-in-one among local golf highlights


John Lawrence

WINTERPORT, Maine — John Lawrence of Bar Harbor scored his first career hole-in-one playing on Wednesday, Aug. 19, at Sonny’s Par 3 and Driving Range. Lawrence aced the first hole from 95 yards. The shot was witnessed Alison Lawrence.

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At Dutch Elm GC, Arundel

Better Ball— Flight 1, Gross: Kristin Kannegieser, Ruby Haylock 69; Ruth Colucci, Bernice Vadnais 71; Cecily Whiting, Kathleen Drake 72; Erin Leland, Carrie Baker 73; Jordan Laplume, Kathy Crawford 73; Net: Karen Koulovatos, Donna Applebee 61; Jade Haylock, Sheila Brocki 63; Delaney

Roche, Barbara Tiffany 64; Elaine Politis, Darlene Davison 64; Rae Kathy Emmi, Cindy Gelinas 65; Flight 2, Gross: Helen Treadwell Sandra Curro 84; Marianne McNally, Penny Guerin 85; Susie Gravel, Pam Johnson 85; Ann Anthony, Nancy Bither 85; Karen Janes, Carmen Squires 85; Susan

McGinn, Patti Girr 60; Net: Sherron Small, Jean Farrell 64; Linda LaughlinLinda, Bea McGarvey 65;

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LeBron James On Where Anthony Davis Ranks Among His Teammates Over His 17-Season Career

LeBron James took a different approach with Anthony Davis before Game 2 of their first-round playoff series against Portland. 

There was no joking. No laughing. No teasing. 

In fact, there was no interaction at all. 

“He didn’t say one word to me today,” Davis said after the Lakers’ 111-88 win Thursday to tie the series at 1-1. Game 3 is Saturday at 5:30 p.m. PT. 

It was a stark contrast to their usual dynamic. James and Davis are close friends. Their lockers are separated by an empty one at Staples Center. They banter. They share late night glasses of wine together after games. Davis goes over to James’ house for dinner. They often wait for each other after practices and games to walk alongside each other. 

But James knew to give Davis space Thursday. 

“He saw the look on my face from the beginning,” Davis said. 

Davis went on to

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How one school’s identity crisis reflects a growing problem among public universities

This article about higher education in Ohio was produced in partnership with The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. This is part 5 of the Colleges in Crisis series.

Given current circumstances, Richard Vedder, an economics professor emeritus at Ohio University, is teaching his fall course, “Economic History of Europe,” for a salary of $1. Plus, a parking sticker.

“It will take a little bit of burden off the university,” said Vedder, a national expert on higher education finances. His career — he began teaching at O.U. in 1965 — spans the robust rise of public higher education and, now, its shakiest chapter.

The coronavirus crisis has hurt colleges everywhere. But for schools like O.U. — nonflagship public campuses in Ohio and across the Midwest that were already struggling — it has hastened a reckoning. The campuses have become heavily reliant on

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‘Big-Name Designer’ Among the Changes Expected for Brooks Brothers

Expect a well-known designer and a restructuring team to make their appearance at Brooks Brothers within the next few months.

Those are just two of the changes that will be instituted quickly by its new owner, Jamie Salter, the founder and chief executive officer of Authentic Brands Group, who finalized the deal to purchase the 202-year-old retailer for $325 million on Friday through his Sparc Group partnership with Simon Property Group.

“This is a home run — a grand slam,” Salter told WWD shortly after the acquisition was finalized. “It is definitely one of the best deals we’ve done in the last 10 years.”

Salter said one of his partners at BlackRock, which last summer, through its Long Term Private Capital arm, invested $875 million into ABG, was the first one to tell him he should buy Brooks Brothers. “He travels all over the world and told me, ‘This brand

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South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem among influential Women of the Century from Mount Rushmore State

It takes a strong person to live in South Dakota.

The harsh winters, the isolation of rural parts of the state, and the uncertainty of relying on Mother Nature to provide a livelihood in agriculture are all reasons some may choose to avoid living in the Mount Rushmore State. 

But for those who live here, there’s beauty in the prairie, in the Black Hills, in the serenity of a cold winter day. There’s also ample opportunity to make an impact on the community, and from the state’s inception, South Dakota women have been making their mark.

In August, America marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, when women gained the legal right to vote. In commemoration of the occasion, the USA TODAY Network is naming 10 American women from all 50 states and the District of Columbia who’ve made significant contributions to their respective states and country as Women

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Newborn among Minnesota children recently hospitalized

Over 20.6 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed to be much higher due to testing shortages, many unreported cases and suspicions that some national governments are hiding or downplaying the scope of their outbreaks.

Since the first cases were detected in China in December, the United States has become the worst-affected country, with more than 5.2 million diagnosed cases and at least 166,361 deaths.

Florida tops 9,000 deaths At least 561 inmates test positive at Florida prison Newborn among Minnesota children recently hospitalized

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With 148 new deaths reported in hard-hit Florida on Wednesday, the state’s death toll has now surpassed 9,000, the … Read More

Students among first to return offer lessons for reopening schools

NASHVILLE — Abigail Alexander shuffled through a stack of papers trying to find instructions for logging in to her school-issued laptop. 

The 10-year-old chatted with her best friend, a fellow fifth grader, about who is in their classes this year at Head Middle Magnet Prep in Nashville and what period they have a specific teacher.

Their conversation Tuesday sounded like a typical one between excited, anxious students on the first day at a new school — except this year’s first day of school was like no other.

Abigail was seated in the dining room of her North Nashville home while her two younger foster siblings played around the table. Her friend was on FaceTime, the phone propped up against the side of Abigail’s laptop.

The girls were among more than 86,000 Nashville students who started the school year virtually while their schools remained closed due the ongoing spread of the

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Harvard is keeping classes online this fall, placing it among the 8% of US colleges planning to do so. Here’s the list so far.

A graduate gets ready to pose for a picture at the empty campus of San Diego State University, after the California State University system announced the fall 2020 semester will be online, May 13, 2020.
A graduate gets ready to pose for a picture at the empty campus of San Diego State University, after the California State University system announced the fall 2020 semester will be online, May 13, 2020.

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  • Harvard University announced Monday that it will only conduct classes online for the coming academic year, though it will allow some students to live on campus.

  • Other universities and colleges across the US — including the country’s largest four-year public university system, California State University— are opting for online-only courses in the fall 2020 semester.

  • The coronavirus could resurge in the fall, bringing a new wave of infections.

  • Here are the schools that aren’t planning to return to campus this fall.

  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

After a semester of remote courses and online graduations, some colleges and universities are deciding not to return for in-person classes this fall.

Harvard announced

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Will Smith, Princess Diana & Ferrari Pics Among Lineup For Unprecedented Online Event

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The unprecedented Cannes virtual market is underway and there are a surprisingly large number of pre-sale titles on offer.

Big-canvas projects such as Will Smith starrer Emancipation and Michael Mann movie Ferrari will be on sale alongside action-thrillers like Gerard Butler movie Kandahar and Nick Jonas title The Blacksmith, adventure pics like Arthur The King, dramas such as James Gray’s starry Armageddon Time and genre fare like Elisabeth Moss movie Run Rabbit Run. There are a handful of intriguing prospects still to be announced and we’re also seeing recent deals being revealed for Cannes Official Selection movies.

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The large volume of pre-sale titles seems counter-intuitive amid coronavirus uncertainty and has taken many by surprise but the pandemic has meant talent have had time to read material and with schedules in flux, there may be opportunities for more

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