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Pritzker, Lightfoot announce new fund to support artists during COVID-19 shutdown

Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Wednesday the formation of a new relief fund to support artists and performers who have been temporarily put out of work by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Quincy News

Staying busy at home 'good for your mental health'

Judy Taylor doesn't have to look far to find signs of spring.
"I have daffodils blooming," the Quincy woman said. "Hope is in the air!"

Essential services on 'heightened level of awareness'
Quincy News

Essential services on 'heightened level of awareness'

Thurman Munger may have best captured what life has been like during the COVID-19 pandemic for those connected with the city's essential services. Munger, a Quincy Fire Department captain, says there is an overriding sense of urgency.

June trial set for Quincy man charged in May death
Police & Courts

June trial set for Quincy man charged in May death

A June jury trial has been set for the Quincy man accused in the 2019 strangulation death of another Quincy man.

Health

Blessing Foundation establishes fund to assist during COVID-19 pandemic

The Blessing Foundation announced that it is has established the Community Spirit Fund to assist the community and Blessing patients with urgent financial needs brought on by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Health

Mask donations sought for health care workers

The Pike-Scott Farm Bureau, Illini Community Hospital and the Pike County Health Department are working together to encourage donations of unused N95 masks for local health care workers.

Education

Illinois shifting to 'remote learning' during school closure

Quincy High School teacher Stacie Niffen says there's some important things to understand as Illinois shifts to "remote learning days" for students.

Health

Memorial Hospital set to do in-house COVID-19 tests within weeks

Memorial Hospital will be able to start testing for COVID-19 when it receives rapid testing supplies.

Illinois extends stay-at-home order through April
Health

Illinois extends stay-at-home order through April

Illinois is extending its stay-at-home order through April in an effort to prevent the spread COVID-19.

Trucking companies deal with virus fallout
Business

Trucking companies deal with virus fallout

Roads around the nation have been eerily quiet as states have ordered citizens to stay at home as much as possible to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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