Biden team readies wider economic package after virus relief

Looking beyond the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, President Joe Biden and lawmakers are laying the groundwork for another top legislative priority — a long-sought boost to the nation’s roads, bridges and other infrastructure that could run into Republican resistance to a hefty price tag.
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  House passes $1.9T pandemic relief bill, sends it to Senate

The bill passed early Saturday flushes cash to individuals, businesses and states battered by COVID-19.

TOP STORIES

Egyptian Health Dept. reports 4 more COVID-19 cases

Bi-County Health Department reports 6 more COVID-19 cases

Mayfield Police Department warns of social media scams

  Missouri trout season begins March 1

  First Alert: Rain chances increase today into the weekend

Scattered on-and-off light rain is likely through the evening and into early Saturday.
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Pharmacist drives through snow to deliver COVID-19 vaccine to disabled woman, family

For five weeks, the mother of a disabled woman in Pennsylvania searched for a vaccine appointment, reaching out to state and local leaders with no luck.

  Search for missing Wayne County man continues after 10 months

  Man in custody after Brookport, Ill. standoff

  Cape Girardeau Nature Center, Southeast Regional Office reopens in March

Cape Girardeau County Health Center reports 12 new COVID-19 cases

  I-155 reopened after bridge inspection; barges hit Mississippi River bridge at Caruthersville, Mo.

Heartland Hoops Week 8

Mandatory 10-digit local dialing to go into effect in 309, 618, 708 area codes

  11-year-old Mo. girl finds parents dead from COVID-19

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J&J’s 1-dose shot cleared, giving US 3rd COVID-19 vaccine

The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two.

SPORTS

Heartland Hoops Week 8

Pujols’ wife suggests Angels slugger to retire after season

SEMO vs Murray State football game moved to March

  Heartland Hoops Week 6

SEMO basketball doubleheader at Murray State postponed due to weather

SEMO and Murray State will instead play the doubleheader on Friday, Feb. 12.

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S7HD reports 1 new COVID-19 related death, 16 new cases

  Massac County no longer in a COVID-19 warning level

Gov. Beshear: 1,180 new COVID-19 cases, 30 new COVID-19 related deaths reported in Kentucky

  Heartland superintendent reacts to standardized testing during the pandemic

Graves County Health Department reports 6 more COVID-19 cases

The Graves County Health Department reported 6 new COVID-19 cases on February 26.

Gov. Pritzker signs HB 4276, extending first responder, frontline essential worker COVID-19 protections

  Things to see and do in Carbondale, Ill.

Egyptian Health Department reports 12 new cases of COVID-19

  Former Southeast Mo. State employee files discrimination lawsuit

Ivers Square United States Colored Troop Statue Endowment established

COMMUNITY

  Roughly 1,800 get second COVID-19 vaccine at mass clinic

  Heartland shopping event helps cancer patients

Heartland road projects 2/26

Current boil water orders in the Heartland

  Things to see and do in Carbondale, Ill.

HEALTH

  Roughly 1,800 get second COVID-19 vaccine at mass clinic

Egyptian Health Dept. reports 4 more COVID-19 cases

Bi-County Health Department reports 6 more COVID-19 cases

S7HD reports 1 new COVID-19 related death, 16 new cases

HEARTLAND VOTES

  Chief: Capitol assault much bigger than intel suggested