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Technology helps bring families together for a virtual Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving celebrations are likely going to be a lot smaller in 2020 because of the pandemic. In fact, electronics will be joining the festivities.

“This year has really redefined how we talk to our loved ones,” said Jessica Propernick, assistant manager at Best Buy.

She says they have received countless questions from people looking for ways of virtually connecting with family members. She’s been recommending some newly

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New technology helps Merced Union High School District return to in-person learning

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — Thousands of students returned to campuses across the Merced Union High School District on Monday for their first day of in-person learning since mid-March.

To prepare for the transition, the district used more than $730,000 in federal coronavirus relief funding to buy 500 cameras that track movement, along with blue tooth microphones.

The technology allows teachers to deliver lessons to students online and those in the classroom, at the same time.

The district is also using an A-B schedule to allow for in-person learning with social distancing. One group is on campus Monday and Thursday, while

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