New Mexico colleges adjust higher learning in face of COVID-19 surge

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Published 11:54 a.m. MT Nov. 16, 2020

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Area colleges and universities have adjusted classes for students that will move to a virtual format in response to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases statewide and the Governor’s reset on public health orders as recommended by the New Mexico Department

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tourism | Definition, History, Types, Importance, & Industry

Tourism, the act and process of spending time away from home in pursuit of recreation, relaxation, and pleasure, while making use of the commercial provision of services. As such, tourism is a product of modern social arrangements, beginning in western Europe in the 17th century, although it has antecedents in Classical antiquity.

Tourism is distinguished from exploration in that tourists follow a “beaten path,” benefit from established systems of

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Greensboro offering holiday programs, events and shopping experiences

The city of Greensboro is hosting a wide range of social distancing-friendly programs and events for all of the winter holidays from Thanksgiving to New Year’s. There are creative programs, special events, performances, giving and shopping opportunities – plus your chance to get a letter from Santa. All activities of the activities are free unless otherwise noted. COVID-19 health and safety guidelines will be followed for all in-person activities.Creative Programs’Tis … Read More

Western Michigan University students hopeful in-person classes will return in 2021

KALAMAZOO, MI — Students at Western Michigan, who will now pivot to online learning a few days earlier than they planned, are hopeful they will be able to return to campus in January.

On Monday, Nov. 16, as a line of cars grew at a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site set up on campus, students prepared to leave campus. Their departure is a few days earlier than expected, after a public

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I’m a Doctor and Here’s How to Avoid Catching COVID-19

As coronavirus cases and hospitalizations hit record numbers, you’re being told that being outdoors is better than indoors. But is it safe to go outside? How do you know you won’t get the virus? How do you become infected with COVID-19? What can you do to stay safe? As a doctor, I’m asked these questions all the time. Here are the top ways to avoid catching coronavirus. Note that there

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Bay County COVID-19 testing available

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG) – There are several locations in Bay County offering COVID-19 testing.

The Bay County Health Department released information about where you can get tested for the virus. They also say county and state supported testing is free and no insurance is required.

On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Bay County is

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Trailer released for gay cowboy holiday film ‘Dashing in December’

The cast of Dashing in December (L-R): Juan Pablo Di pace, Peter Porte, Andy MacDowell — Photo: Mitch Meyer / Paramount Network

‘Tis the season for LGBTQ-themed holiday films. With Lifetime and Hallmark set to make gay history with their offerings this festive season, Paramount Network is also jumping onboard with its own gay Christmas rom-com, Dashing in December.

Offering everything you could want in a holiday film —

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New Michigan COVID-19 restrictions begin Wednesday: What we know

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says Michigan is “in the worst part of” the coronavirus pandemic (Nov. 12)

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A new series of statewide restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 start Wednesday.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a new public health order on Sunday, aimed at curtailing

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I’m a Doctor and Here’s How to Never Catch COVID

As coronavirus cases and hospitalizations hit record numbers, you’re bring told being outdoors is better than indoors. But is it safe to go outside? How do you know you won’t get the virus? How do you become infected with COVID-19? What can you do to stay safe? As a doctor, I’m asked these questions all the time. Here are the top ways to avoid catching coronavirus. Note that there is

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The status of Christmas tree cutting permits at Colorado’s national forests

Maddie Oxley of Denver, left, and her brother, Nelson, pull their freshly cut family Christmas tree back to the car while their mother Kelly looks on in the Elk Creek cutting area of the Arapaho National Forest near Fraser in 2012. (Andy Cross, Denver Post file)

Front Range families that make a Thanksgiving weekend tradition of picking out and cutting down their own Christmas trees will have to wait a

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Definition of Tourism by Merriam-Webster

tour·​ism | ˈtu̇r-ˌi-zəm How to pronounce tourism (audio)

1 : the practice of traveling for recreation

2 : the guidance or management of tourists

3a : the promotion or encouragement of touring

b : the accommodation of tourists

Examples of tourism in a Sentence

The city developed the riverfront to encourage tourism.

She has a job in tourism.

Recent Examples on the Web One concern is that next year’s spring break, in
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Sussex, the county of families, out-grounds and dashing cricketers worthy of hero-worship

This is part 15 of Scyld Berry’s life and times of county cricket. You can read parts one to 13 here: Derbyshire, Durham, Essex, Glamorgan, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Middlesex, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Somerset and Surrey

If any single county lies at the heart of English cricket, and forms its spiritual centre, it is Sussex.

Sussex may or may not have been cricket’s cradle: the Dukes of Richmond were pioneers

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Student-led ‘Splinters Project’ transforming fallen trees into art to benefit derecho recovery

MARION, Iowa (KCRG) – Just steps from Marion’s City Square Park, where a branch still pokes through the tattered roof of the old railroad depot, damaged in the Aug. 10 derecho, chainsaws buzz new life into loss.

Starting over the weekend through Friday, Nov. 20, artists are transforming trees felled by the storm into bears, cardinals, eagles, and other art as part of the Iowa BIG Splinters Project.

“Each one

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Whitmer closing high schools, colleges, in-person dining, casinos, theaters

Lansing — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced wide-ranging new restrictions limiting gatherings at high schools, colleges and restaurants Sunday night to combat what she described as the “worst moment” yet in the COVID-19 pandemic.

The new policies will temporarily halt in-person instruction at high schools and colleges, indoor dine-in service at restaurants and bars, and high school athletics as well as close some businesses, including movie theaters, bowling alleys and

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