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Coronavirus Ask An Expert: Road To Recovery Or Not, How To Explain The Election To Your Kids, CA To Unveil Early Learning Plan




EL PASO, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 13: Frontline healthcare worker Joanne Grajeda administers a nasal swab test at a drive-in COVID-19 testing site amid a surge of COVID-19 cases in El Paso on November 13, 2020 in El Paso, Texas. Texas eclipsed one million COVID-19 cases November 11th with El Paso holding the most cases statewide. Health officials in El Paso today announced 16 additional COVID-19 related deaths along with 1,488 new cases pushing the virus death toll to 741. Active cases in El Paso are now over 30,000. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
EL PASO, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 13: Frontline healthcare worker Joanne Grajeda administers a nasal swab test at a drive-in COVID-19 testing site amid a surge of COVID-19 cases in El Paso on November 13, 2020 in El Paso, Texas. Texas eclipsed one million COVID-19 cases November 11th with El Paso holding the most cases statewide. Health officials in El Paso today announced 16 additional COVID-19 related deaths along with 1,488 new cases pushing the virus death toll to 741. Active cases in El Paso are now over 30,000. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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Coronavirus Ask an Expert: Road To Recovery Or Note

The state pretty much hit the brakes on reopening plans across California because of the spike seen in coronavirus cases - more than 13,000 new ones just on Monday. It puts most of the state back into the so-called purple tier, which is the most restrictive. Now, LA County has never left the purple tier so , as of right now, not a lot has changed right here, but some limits like curfews are being discussed by local officials.We will keep you posted. All of this renews tensions over that delicate balance to curb the spread of the virus while not killing businesses in our communities and raises questions of why we don't have a better handle on all of this...almost 9 months in.

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NY Judge Rejects Trump's Limits on DACA

Over the weekend, a federal judge in New York ruled that acting homeland security secretary Chad Wolf was unlawfully appointed therefore any polices enacted under him - like limits to the Deferred Action Childhood Arrival program - are invalid. 

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How To Explain The Election To Your Kids

So it’s been two weeks since election day and though Joe Biden has been declared the winner, our current president has yet to concede. It’s unusual to say the least ...so as the adults in the room scratch their heads ...or wring their hands...and wonder how it’s all going to play out...how should it be explained to kids...especially in the classroom? 

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CA Leaders To Unveil Plan For Early Learning

Next month California leaders are expected unveil what's been called a Master Plan to reshape early childhood programs in the state. KPCC's Mariana Dale reports parents, providers and the public can weigh in on the plan during a virtual meeting later this week.  

The Reagans

What, if anything.. Do you know about Ronald and Nancy Reagan…that he’s a Republican hero? That his policy of trickle-down economics didn’t quite trickle down to all of us? That he loved jelly beans? Well, there’s a new Showtime documentary series that sheds more light on how this couple rose to power from marginal Hollywood actors, to the California Governor’s mansion and then to the White House.

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