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Three Deaths Among COVID-19 Reports Across Region

Three Deaths Among COVID-19 Reports Across Region

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Wednesday reported 1,848 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 22 additional confirmed deaths. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 279,114 cases, including 8,508 deaths, in 102 counties. Three southern Illinois counties – including Williamson, Saline and Franklin – reported deaths due to the novel coronavirus. Local…read more »

Driver’s License, State ID Expiration Dates Extended To February

Driver’s License, State ID Expiration Dates Extended To February

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that expiration dates for driver’s licenses and ID cards have been extended an additional three months – from Nov. 1, 2020, until Feb. 1, 2021 The new extension also includes licenses expiring in October, November, December and January. License plates stickers remain extended until Nov. 1,…read more »

Pritzker: National Guard in ‘State of Readiness’ for Civil Unrest

Pritzker: National Guard in ‘State of Readiness’ for Civil Unrest

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker put the state’s national guard in a “state of readiness” in anticipation of the announcement on whether charges will be filed in the police killing of Breonna Taylor. In a statement late Tuesday, Pritzker’s office said if needed, the national guard would fall under the direction of the state…read more »

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Chris Stapleton Shares New ‘Starting Over’ Video

Chris Stapleton Shares New ‘Starting Over’ Video

Chris Stapleton recently shared a music video for “Starting Over,” the title track from his upcoming fourth studio album. The 14-track album is due out on November 13. The simple video, produced by Dave Cobb and directed by Becky Fluke, gives a look at Stapleton making music at Nashville’s historic RCA Studio A. It shows…read more »

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