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What public school students are allowed to say on social media may be about to change

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After a high school cheerleader in Pennsylvania dropped a series of F-bombs about her school in a Snapchat post over a weekend in the spring of 2017, she was suspended from the cheerleading team and sued the school district, claiming the suspension violated her First Amendment rights.

How Apple and Google let your phone warn you if you've been exposed to the coronavirus while protecting your privacy

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Virginia has enabled app-less COVID-19 exposure notification services for iPhone users, joining California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, Washington, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. This means iPhone users in those states won't need to install exposure notification apps and can instead turn on notifications in the phone's settings.

Colorado officials criticize U.S. Space Command decision after Alabama chosen for headquarters

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Colorado lost its bid to be the permanent headquarters to U.S. Space Command on Wednesday, a move the state's leaders say is politically motivated and will cost taxpayers.