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CLEVELAND, Ohio — Brite Winter, Cleveland’s annual outdoor music festival, has announced that it will shift its format for 2021 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The festival announced on Sept. 30 that it will not host its signature one-day outdoor music festival event, which typically draws tens of thousands of attendees annually to Cleveland’s West bank of the Flats neighborhood.

“As you are aware, arts organizations around the globe have had to cancel, postpone or modify their regular events due to public health concerns around COVID-19,” a press release states. “Brite Winter is no different. While we will not be hosting our typical one-day bash in February, we will still have a winter full of art, music, and connection.”

The press release didn’t detail specific events to replace Brite Winter, but stated that some small in-person events will take place in January, February and March to share music and

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Harvard’s Office of International Education announced Friday morning that it would cancel study abroad programming for the Spring 2021 semester.

The decision comes in light of continued concerns over student health and safety, persistent travel restrictions, and countries’ evolving entry requirements due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual study abroad programming will not be available as “for-credit options” for Harvard College students, OIE’s notice added.

However, the announcement does not apply to homebound international students enrolled in their local universities.

Camila L. Nardozzi, director of the OIE, called Friday’s decision “excruciatingly disappointing.”

“We’ve been watching the public health situation for months and months, since the start of all of this,” Nardozzi said. “Unfortunately, things worldwide haven’t progressed in the way that I think, globally, we would have hoped they would.”

Nardozzi said her office’s decision came as a result of extensive discussions with Harvard’s Office of Global Support Services, Provost Alan

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Ashtabula (Ohio) County Medical Center reported a computer system outage on Sept. 24 that lasted at least through the next day, according to the Star Beacon.

Four details:

1. The hospital implemented downtime procedures and worked to get the systems back online after a technical disruption.

2. Some appointments and elective procedures were canceled due to the incident.

3. The hospital’s five family health centers also lost computer access; nurses and doctors could not access lab results, prescriptions or health history.

4. In the past week, Omaha-based Nebraska Medicine as well as Las Vegas-based Valley Health System reported similar computer outages.

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