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Trump and first lady test positive for coronavirus

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump say they’ve tested positive for COVID-19. News broke late Wednesday that Hope Hicks, one of Trump’s senior advisors, had tested positive for COVID-19. Trump tweeted at…

Cards’ Molina, DeJong positive for coronavirus, eye return

ST. LOUIS -- All-Star catcher Yadier Molina was one of the seven Cardinals players to have tested positive for COVID-19, he announced on Instagram on Tuesday. Through the team, five of Molina’s teammates also revealed that they had…

Senate GOP releases latest coronavirus relief package

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senate Republicans' latest COVID-19 stimulus package proposes another round of direct payments to Americans and more enhanced federal unemployment benefits for workers who lose their jobs during coronavirus restrictions.…

Chicago Marathon canceled due to coronavirus concerns

CHICAGO- Monday, July 13, event organizers and the City of Chicago announced the decision to cancel the 2020 Bank of America Chicago Marathon and all race weekend activities in response to the coronavirus pandemic. In regard to the…

2020 State Street Mile canceled due to coronavirus

ROCKFORD – Due to the health risks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and per the guidelines from the Winnebago County Health Department and state and local governments, the 2020 SwedishAmerican State Street Mile, scheduled for Aug. 5, has…

Family cat tests positive for coronavirus

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois health professionals, on Friday, reported that a family cat has been infected with COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus. “The cat was in a home with people who had tested positive,” the…