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The Daily Dose 8-6-20

Aug 6, 2020
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A shortage of elections judges could mean fewer polling places, but larger vote centers for the November election. Baltimore restaurants have gotten the OK to once again allow in-door dining. And coronavirus fears have kept thousands of Maryland families from getting their kids routine vaccinations.

The Daily Dose 8-5-20

Aug 5, 2020
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Applications for mail-in ballots go out to Marylanders on August 24th, but Governor Hogan still insists that all polling places be open on Election Day. And while health officials urge us to take more activities outside to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we may be putting ourselves at higher risk for another illness with similar symptoms – Lyme disease.

The Daily Dose 7-31-20

Jul 31, 2020
The Associated Press

Local election officials sound the alarm about enforcing masks and social distancing at the polls come November. And a Baltimore City Public Schools teacher shares a personal reflection on the challenges ahead for  the upcoming school year.

The Daily Dose 7-14-20

Jul 14, 2020
Noah Walker

The pressure is on for Maryland school districts to come up with plans for what reopening will look like in the fall. And Governor Hogan’s decision ordering all polling places to be open for November’s election, in the midst of a pandemic, goes against the thinking of many elections experts.