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Boston College And City Of Newton At Odds After Coronavirus Outbreak On Campus

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Boston College and the City of Newton are at odds after news last week that cases among BC students have spiked.

After meeting with BC officials about their testing, isolation and contact tracing practices, Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller expressed concern about the situation to Newton residents in an email on Saturday night.

Could what appears to be an "I told you so," moment for critics of universities reopening also become a blueprint for successful town and gown relations during the coronavirus? We discuss with WBUR's Max Larkin and Boston College spokesman Jack Dunn.

This segment aired on September 14, 2020.

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