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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has urged state residents to avoid a rush to the stores for the traditional Black Friday sales.

He said retailers have extended their Black Friday sales over the next few weeks because of the COVID-19 pandemic. And most of the sales are also available online.

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont is encouraging college students home for the holidays to volunteer to help out in public schools that are short of teachers because of COVID-19.

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Governor Ned Lamont’s vaccine advisory group is likely to recommend that frontline healthcare workers be the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

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The Connecticut Retail Merchants Association told state leaders on Thursday that they’re running out of options, especially as COVID-19 cases are on the rise. They said many retailers won’t survive if more cases shut down the state.

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With a recent surge in coronavirus cases in Connecticut, Governor Ned Lamont released a uniform policy for college students returning home for the holidays.