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Festering uneasiness across the country is underscored by the growing numbers of new cases of coronavirus, especially across the Sun Belt and western states. Arizona, Texas, California, Florida and the Carolinas are among the new hot spots. Emerging cases in those places alone reveal the tru…

There will be a meeting today between Danville Mayor Rickey Williams Jr. and Lynch family descendants to discuss the recent controversy generated by Williams over the naming of Lynch Road in eastern Vermilion County.

There will be a meeting today between Danville Mayor Rickey Williams Jr. and Lynch family descendants to discuss the recent controversy generated by Williams over the naming of Lynch Road in eastern Vermilion County.

If we look around the country, Illinois definitely earns a passing grade in the way it’s handled the COVID-19 outbreak.

JoAnne Andrews of rural Alvin requested we run Paul Harvey’s commentary, “So God Made a Farmer,” in appreciation for all the men and women in the fields and on the farms. The broadcaster’s speech was delivered to the Future Farmers of America convention in November 1978 in Kansas City, Mo., …

When a protest movement erupted last week in the wake of the police killing of an unarmed, restrained black man in Minnesota, few communities were spared. That’s because none are immune from the type of incident that sparked the national uproar, nor from the anger and rage that predictably r…

The outrage over George Floyd’s killing in Minneapolis under the knee of a white police officer is justified. Nationwide demands to end police abuse are legitimate. The fury of black Americans who are tired of generations of injustice is real.

It’s with much anticipation, excitement and a little bit of dread that businesses throughout Illinois will start reopening Friday. Just because they can open, doesn’t mean they will.

There will eventually be a potential recall vote on Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, but it will almost certainly not come in the form State Rep. Allen Skillicorn, R-East Dundee, is aiming for.

A recent demonstration in Quincy’s Washington Park brought a large gathering of people to protest the executive orders of Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The news coming from Illinois public health officials keeps getting better. Trends in crucial metrics from the state’s hospitals continue to decrease, as does the rate of positive COVID-19 tests.

The news coming from Illinois public health officials keeps getting better. Trends in crucial metrics from the state’s hospitals continue to decrease, as does the rate of positive COVID-19 tests. While it’s far from time to rejoice, the state is on track to be ready for the next phase of red…

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Responsible people should seek truth

Social media companies might need to rethink their efforts to control the spread of disinformation.

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker order Friday for state residents to stay home casts a much more serious light on the spread of COVID-19 for many of us. Vermilion County has been fortunate as of Saturday morning that no confirmed cases of the virus had been reported, but it’s unlikely we will conti…

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DANVILLE — With spring here and grass getting greener, mowing will be just around the corner.

As we adjust to our new normal in the season of COVID-19, there are adjustments we can make in our everyday lives to make things better for everyone. Some of these are already common sense and in extensive use, for which we are grateful. But we’ll present some suggestions, even at the risk o…