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The News Roundup — Domestic

President Trump's one-time campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at Manhattan Supreme Court.
President Trump's one-time campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at Manhattan Supreme Court.

Paul Manafort, a former associate of President Donald Trump, was  released from federal prison this week, over concerns about the spread of coronavirus. The former campaign chairman was convicted during the special counsel’s Russia investigation. He had been confined in a low-security facility in Pennsylvania since June 2018.

Meanwhile, the California State University system announced its plans to cancel all in-person classes on its campuses through the fall 2020 semester.  Exceptions may be made for nursing students or others that need access to training equipment.

And American sports leagues are continuing efforts to find ways to restart in the face of the pandemic. Major League Soccer is targeting a return to the field in June or July and could conduct its games in a tournament format.

We cover the biggest headlines from around the country on the News Roundup.

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