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VIDEO: California to set aside 40% of vaccines for underrepresented communities

The plan is a first in the nation
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene March 5, 2021
California is planning to begin distributing 40% of its coronavirus vaccine doses to the most vulnerable communities. The latest is in this week’s episode of Newscene, the award-winning student-produced weekly newscast.
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VIDEO: President Biden signs long list of executive actions in first 48 hours

President freezes student loans in first hours in office
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene January 23, 2021
Biden has been in office 48 hours and he has already rolled out almost 75 significant actions and policies. Here are the executive actions that could potentially impact City College students most.
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MAGAZINE: California’s Kamala Harris making history

Harris is the first woman and person of color elected as U.S. Vice President
Rachel de la Torre, Staff Writer January 20, 2021
The impact of Kamala Harris as Vice President of the United States was felt at City College long before Inauguration Day.
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VIDEO: College enrollment nationwide down due to COVID-19

Community colleges seeing the steepest impact from the pandemic
Devon Doane and Joel Garcia November 20, 2020
Student enrollment is down this year, especially in community colleges, across the country, according to data released by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
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VIDEO: Purple-tier restrictions set to start tonight in San Diego

Restrictions begin at midnight
Ben Guadarrama, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene November 13, 2020
President elect Joe Biden announced a new COVID-19 advisory board ahead of his inauguration.
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VIDEO: Biden breaks record with most votes won

Biden leads Donald Trump in the race to 270
Katia Pechenkina, Staff Writer November 4, 2020
As the results of the 2020 presidential election continue to come in on Wednesday, former Vice President Joe Biden broke former President Barack Obama’s record for most votes counted in the United States presidential election.
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2020 presidential election

More Latino voters support Trump in 2020 than 2016, but young Americans favor Biden, early CNN exit polls show

Latino support for Trump increased significantly in states like Florida
President Donald Trump picked up more Latino voters in several key battleground states than he won in 2016, according to preliminary results of a nationwide CNN exit poll.
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A viewer’s guide to election night

The race for 270 electoral votes starts tonight
Eric Bradner, CNN November 3, 2020
Fast-counting swing states in the Southeast will begin to report their results early. And counting votes could take some states several more days.
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VIDEO: Trump, Biden appear in competing town halls

The events were covered in this week’s edition of Newscene, the award-winning student-produced weekly newscast
Christina Painton, Executive Producer, Newscene October 16, 2020
Donald Trump and Joe Biden dueled it out in competing town hall meetings Thursday night.  
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Trump, Biden face off for first time

City Times staffers share a user’s guide to the first presidential debate
Vicky Pineda and Gabriel Schneider September 29, 2020
The 2020 election is 35 days away and President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will go head-to-head in their first debate tonight. 
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VIDEO: Ginsburg remembered at U.S. Capitol

Ginsburg died on September 18 from pancreatic cancer in Washington, D.C.
Chris LeFall, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene September 25, 2020
Ruth Bader Ginsburg became the first woman to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol Friday.
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