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HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut’s third reopening phase is set to begin Thursday, a milestone during the coronavirus pandemic that is getting a lukewarm reception from some business owners and arts aficionados.

A number of restaurant owners say they won’t be able to reach the new 75% capacity limit for indoor dining because they don’t have the space, primarily due to the requirement that tables be at least 6 feet apart. The indoor capacity maximum is being increased from 50%.

Indoor performing arts venues will be allowed to open beginning Thursday at 50% capacity, while outdoor event venues will be allowed to increase their capacity from 25% to 50%, with required masks and social distancing at all locations. But many theaters and concert venues have decided not to open this week, as shows already have been canceled and many say they can’t make money with half-full facilities.

The Phase 3 reopening

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Ravens in good health entering Week 3; Chiefs WR Sammy Watkins misses practice

Ravens wide receiver Chris Moore (finger) and rookie defensive tackle Justin Madubuike (knee) returned to practice Thursday for the first time since training camp and could be available for Monday night’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Moore and Madubuike were both limited in practice, but coach John Harbaugh indicated Monday that Moore is more likely to play because of his special teams acumen.

“Justin, he’s a rookie, so we’d have to see enough to feel comfortable with him out there Monday night,” Harbaugh said. “But from a health standpoint, this is the week that both of those guys have a shot, yes.”

Defensive back-linebacker Anthony Levine Sr. was also limited with an abdomen injury. Defensive end Calais Campbell sat out practice for noninjury reasons. Cornerback Tavon Young, who will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL, was out but has not yet been placed on injured

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