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Harris pushes statewide mask rule, works on ways around refusal by state

By , Daily Memphian Published: November 13, 2020 4:00 AM CT

The effort short of a statewide mask mandate includes a coalition of local leaders across West Tennessee. Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris said he is also working on a long-term plan for the county to continue to deal with the pandemic through 2021 and after federal CARES Act funding runs out at the end of December.

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