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Teachers concerned about the COVID-19 planNew York City reveals how it will handle cases of COVID-19 in classrooms for the next school year. Some call the new plan “scary”. John Dias of CBS2 explains.

New York Weather: Cool, Rainy FridayCBS2’s Elise Finch has the latest weather forecast.

New York Weather: CBS2 7/30 Nightly forecast at 11 p.m.CBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for July 30 at 11 p.m.

Police: Missing Connecticut teenager Jose Nunez strangled by man he met on social mediaConnecticut family faces unimaginable loss after teenager was strangled, police say, by man he met on social media; Cory James reports from CBS2.

President Trump issues coronavirus warningAs coronavirus cases increase in parts of the country, President Donald Trump issued a warning on Thursday. What’s more, the FDA says a vaccine might be even closer than originally thought; CBS2’s Jessica Layton reports.

NYC unveils plans for coronavirus in schoolsNew York City has revealed specific plans addressing how schools will respond to confirmed cases of coronavirus in classrooms; CBS2’s Ali Bauman reports.

Small business owners plead with governor for help as Manhattan remains ghost townNew York has entered the fourth and final phase of reopening, but many businesses are still closed and Manhattan remains pretty much a ghost town. Ailing Small Business Owners Beg Gov. Andrew Cuomo for Solution; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has the story.

Girl attacked by fox in New Jersey, good Samaritan helps save herA fox attacked a little girl in New Jersey on Wednesday, biting her not once but 19 times. She told her story to Lisa Rozner from CBS2.

WCS apologizes for exposing African man in Bronx Zoo monkey house in 1906The Bronx Zoo apologizes for a shameful and shocking act of 114 years ago. The zoo acknowledges that former leaders participated in the racism that deprived an African man of his humanity by exhibiting him in the zoo’s monkey house; Tony Aiello of CBS2.

New York Weather: CBS2 7/30 Evening Forecast at 5 p.m.CBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for July 30 at 5 p.m.

Stony Brook University professor among scientists who worked on NASA’s new mission to MarsOn Thursday, NASA launched a new mission to determine if life ever existed on Mars, and a local professor is among the scientists who helped make it happen; CBS2 Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.

Max Minute: Dispelling Myths About Children and COVID-19There is undoubtedly a lot to consider before deciding whether or not to open schools this fall, and there are a lot of misconceptions about everyone’s safety. CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez dispels these COVID myths in the last Max Minute.

Operation Hard Hat campaign resumes in New York stateA safe driving campaign is back in action in New York state as more people return to work in July.

Mayor De Blasio addresses complaints about homelessness in city hotelsResidents in parts of the city have complained about an increase in the number of homeless people calling hotels at their homes during the coronavirus pandemic. Now the mayor of Blasio intervenes; CBS2’s Andrea Grymes reports.

Hempstead announces ‘Shark Patrol’ to watch oceanHempstead officials have announced a shark patrol, which includes lifeguards and other crew members on boats and jet skis.

Shark spotted in the water off Tobay BeachThere are more precautions on Long Island Thursday after several shark sightings this week. Dan Rice reports from Chopper 2.

Trapped dolphin brings crowds to Mill River in East RockawayThere is quite a spectacle in the Rockaways as a bottlenose dolphin draws crowds to Mill River who want a glimpse. It’s trapped, but so far healthy; CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reports.

Connecticut man charged with murder of 14-year-old boyA Connecticut man is charged with the murder of a 14-year-old boy.

77-year-old speaks out after being stabbed in BrooklynA 77-year-old man says he is terrified when a man steals him with the point of a knife, forcing him to withdraw hundreds of dollars from the bank. He spoke to CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis, saying he was afraid the thief would strike again.

New Yorkers Find Ways Out As Unemployment Benefits Run OutAs benefits run out and jobs dry up, unemployed people face a watershed moment, while many who are still employed worry about what might happen next; CBS2’s Dave Carlin reports.

New York State residents eligible for supplemental unemployment benefitsNew York State residents are entitled to an additional 20 weeks of unemployment benefits under an extended benefit program.

New Jersey hospitals prepare for possible resurgence of COVID-19 casesAs coronavirus hospitalizations in New York City are down, New Jersey is seeing an increase in cases and their hospitals are preparing; Alice Gainer reports from CBS2.

John Lewis civil rights icon put to restAfter days of tributes, civil rights icon John Lewis was laid to rest on Thursday with three former presidents in attendance and thousands of mourners across the country watching and paying their respects; CBS2’s Jessica Moore reports.

Tom Thibodeau named Knicks head coachTom Thibodeau has been named the 31st head coach in franchise history.

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