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Brigham Young U. Students Withdraw over Coronavirus Rules

Two students at Brigham Young University have withdrawn from the university this week after they refused to comply with guidelines adopted by the university to mitigate the spread of coronavirus. Prior to their withdrawal, the students had been disciplined by the administrators for refusing to wear masks and practice social distancing on campus.

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Coronavirus ‘Circuit Breaker:’ U. of Utah Shuts Down Classes for 2 Weeks

The University of Utah announced this week that it will shut down its campus for two weeks to limit the spread of coronavirus and to prepare for the upcoming vice presidential debate that will take place on campus. Over the summer, health experts at the university devised a “circuit breaker” strategy for coronavirus mitigation, which mandated a two-week pause of in-person classes in the middle of the semester.

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Romney Speech Preview: ‘Donald Trump is a Phony, a Fraud’

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has released excerpts of the speech that he will give this morning at the University of Utah on the “state of the race” — and it is clear that a major focus of his address will be bashing GOP frontrunner Donald J. Trump.

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