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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…

Health experts and government officials want us to be aware and use caution regarding the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, that has caused thousands and thousands to become ill. It is a potentially fatal virus, with the elderly among the most vulnerable.

Remember the original threat-level warning established by the United States following the Sept. 11 attacks? The since-abandoned color chart gave the degree of alert under which the country should be.

Today’s students face different challenges than their grandparents, or even their parents, did at the same age. That’s probably true for every generation, but today’s society includes greater dangers than in the past.

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich walked out of federal prison last week thanks to President Donald Trump after serving eight of his 14-year sentence for trying to sell the appointment to the U.S. Senate seat left open when Barack Obama was elected to the White House.

Vermilion County lost one of its strongest advocates last week with the passing of Vicki Haugen, president and CEO of Vermilion Advantage.

It was encouraging to see representatives of Sol Systems back in Danville last week in the hopes of reviving a large solar energy project the company wants to construct on the city’s west side.

There’s no putting this genie back in the bottle. Certainly, as people become more aware of the latest in technological capabilities, just being in public may be as dangerous as the worst of being online.

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