Floyd demonstrators vow to sustain momentum until change happens

At demonstration sites around the country, protesters said the quieter mood is the result of several factors.
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UK hosts vaccine summit amid calls for free virus vaccine

The United Nations and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement have urged that "a people's vaccine" be developed for COVID-19 that would be freely available to everyone, calling it a "moral imperative."


  Federal Paycheck Protection Program helped local business

Overnight shooting in Alabama: 6 of 7 killed in Valhermoso Springs identified

  Ameren Mo. announces additional $3.5 million for COVID-19 energy assistance program

  University Mall having trouble holding onto stores

SIU makes final COVID-19 test component delivery to Illinois health officials

The SIU team created 115,000 vials of viral transport medium (VTM).
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DC paints huge Black Lives Matter mural near White House

The section of 16th Street in front of the White House is now officially "Black Lives Matter Plaza,” D.C.'s mayor said.

Police officer’s identity stolen, chief says hacker ‘had every bit of it’

  Hundreds march in Carbondale to call for change

289 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky

IDPH: Cat becomes 1st animal in Ill. to test positive for COVID-19

Cape Girardeau art gallery to reopen June 9

Two new cases of COVID-19 reported in Jackson County

103 residents have recovered from COVID-19 in Southern Seven Region

Southbound I-55 lane closed at 100 mile marker after motorcycle crash

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Players send video message to NFL about racial inequality

The 70-second video was released on social media platforms Thursday night and includes Odell Beckham Jr., Deshaun Watson, Ezekiel Elliott, Jamal Adams, Stephon Gilmore and DeAndre Hopkins, among others.


  Crab Orchard Golf Club in southern Ill. up for sale

Baseball returns to the Heartland

  Cape Catfish 2020 season canceled

Aquatics team using Cape Splash to train

Fighting Squirrels hold first practice this season

The team spread out while still being able to get in batting practice and normal drills.


Bi-County Health Dept reports 4 new positive COVID-19 cases

Paducah’s Market Square to be closed to vehicle traffic all summer for outdoor dining

TDH identifies 400 new cases of coronavirus, 7 additional deaths in Tennessee

Stoddard Co. Public Health Center hosts free COVID-19 testing

More than 14K COVID-19 positive cases in Mo.

The health department reported 598 total hospitalizations and 799 deaths.
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  ‘Get your knee off our necks!’: Floyd mourned in Minneapolis

From coast to coast, and from Paris and London to Sydney and Rio de Janeiro, his death has set off turbulent and sometimes violent demonstrations against police brutality, racism and inequality.

Gov. Pritzker: Ill. surpassed 1 million COVID-19 tests

New Ill. initiative offers virtual career training for unemployed residents

Breonna Taylor’s next door neighbors file lawsuit against LMPD officers

Cape Girardeau Co. Health Center reports confirmed COVID-19 cases that visited Lake of the Ozarks