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Colorado Mesa University tested all attending students, faculty and guests before its in-person commencement ceremonies. Of the 645 tests, 12 were positive, including two students. They were able to stream the graduation, instead. Colorado Mesa University hide caption

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A Private Jet, A Flight Across State And A Race For COVID-19 Tests To Make Graduation

Colorado Mesa University was able to hold its graduation ceremonies in person this year, thanks to the use of a private jet to carry COVID-19 tests to and from a lab on the other side of the state.

Alberto Balsalm Will Van Horn
Kefi Harald Kindseth
Puppy for Hanukkah Daveed Diggs

Father Julio Martinez raises the Blessed Sacrament from the back of a pickup truck in Ramseur, N.C. Emma Peaslee/NPR hide caption

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Holiday On Wheels: Latino Church Gets Creative Honoring Patron Saint Despite Pandemic

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Christmas Song Chet Baker
Automation King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard

Colorado Mesa University tested all attending students, faculty and guests before its in-person commencement ceremonies. Of the 645 tests, 12 were positive, including two students. They were able to stream the graduation, instead. Colorado Mesa University hide caption

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A Private Jet, A Flight Across State And A Race For COVID-19 Tests To Make Graduation

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Lester Diamond Free Nationals
Feathers little dragon

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