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Bluefield University extends remote learning due to rising COVID cases – 8News



BLUEFIELD, VA (WVNS)– Bluefield University has decided to extend remote learning for an additional week.
The university announced on Thursday, January 13, 2022, the decision was because of rising COVID cases locally and nationally. Ten students and ten faculty members tested positive for COVID-19 at Bluefield University.
Vice President for Student Life and Admissions, Josh Arnold, said they are still in the process of moving in students and wanted the process to happen as safely as possible.
“We put aside about 10 percent of our overall capacity as quarantine rooms. And so, we decided to extend remote learning for another week and staggered the remaining move-in times just to help us manage our quarantine capacity on campus,” Arnold said.
Some athletic competitions and student life events were postponed. In-person instruction will resume on January 24, 2022, unless otherwise noted. The university updates the campus community and public on their COVID-19 dashboard website.
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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A Democratic state senator and a Republican state delegate are proposing bills that would ban public utilities like Dominion Energy from giving political donations, an effort that has failed to get through the Virginia General Assembly for years.
Del. R. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan) and state Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax City) have each filed measures for the 2022 legislative session to prohibit public utility companies from making contributions to state candidates, political action committees (PACs) and campaign committees.
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin has pledged to rescind the public health order that requires public and private school students to wear masks after he is sworn in on Saturday. However, lawmakers are split on what that will mean for individual school districts that want to do away with local mandates.
Regardless of the new governor’s actions, Governor Ralph Northam’s office claims school boards that end mask mandates will be in violation of a state law passed last year by the General Assembly, leaving them vulnerable to lawsuits. Republicans disagree and at least one senator plans to ask the new attorney general to weigh in.
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Henrico Police Department said they have arrested a student from Varina High School who brought a gun onto school grounds.
At 2 p.m. on Jan. 12, the department said it was alerted that officials at the high school received an anonymous report that a student had a gun in his car on school property.


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