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Chicago Marathon canceled due to coronavirus concerns

Staff Report 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…

2020 State Street Mile canceled due to coronavirus

Staff Report 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…

Latest wave of COVID-19 cases not same as first

By Dean Berry Contributing Writer (ROCKFORD ADVOCATE) - The current spike in COVID-19 cases in several American states is not taking the shape of the first wave that hit the U.S. earlier this year, according to doctors. Officials at…

Judge rules against Pritzker’s COVID-19 restrictions

By Greg Bishop CLAY COUNTY, Ill. - A Clay County judge's ruling ending Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s executive orders limiting businesses and individual movements applies to everyone, according to the courts. But it’s unclear when the issue…