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Coronavirus still weeks away from peaking in Illinois  

Coronavirus still weeks away from peaking in Illinois  

State officials say they don’t expect the number of cases of COVID-19 to peak in Illinois for a while. A new study out of the University of Washington projects that the coronavirus will hit its peak here on April 14th.  Governor JB Pritzker says they are looking at several predictions. “Every day there is new…Read More »

Governor works to expand testing for coronavirus

Governor works to expand testing for coronavirus

Governor JB Pritzker says coronavirus testing is expanding in Illinois. The Governor says right now, about four thousand tests are being run each day.   He says within the next week and a half, they should be up to 10,000 per day. “That marker 10,000 is significant because that is the number of tests per day…Read More »

Clinton County now reporting 6th Coronavirus case 

Clinton County now reporting 6th Coronavirus case 

The more than 1,000 new Coronavirus cases reported by the State Public Health Department on Sunday include a sixth case in Clinton County. The Clinton County Health Department reports all six of the cases are on home quarantine, with no hospitalizations required so far.   Five of the confirmed cases are in county residents and the…Read More »

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John A Logan’s Jay Scrubb declares for the NBA Draft

John A Logan’s Jay Scrubb declares for the NBA Draft

The nation’s No. 1 Junior College prospect and Louisville commit Jay Scrubb is declaring from NBA Draft, his father Jason Scrubb tells 247Sports. “We’re still deciding on an agent and also if it’s in his best interest to sign,” the elder Scrubb said. “That will come with more information from the NBA.” Scrubb, a 6-foot-6, 205-pound…

Ground Up Construction Wins YMCA Coed Volleyball B League

In YMCA/Salem Recreation Coed Volleyball B League Tournament opened up action on Monday it was Security Alarm in 3 sets over Loan Rangers.  Bettendorf Stanford beat Coryell Investments in straight sets.  Cross Creek Dentistry only needed 2 sets to beat That’s What She Set.  And it was Ground Up Construction over Security Alarm in straight…