Masks and social distancing work, new analysis finds
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Masks and social distancing work, new analysis finds

A new analysis finds masks and social distancing help but hand washing and other measures are still needed to control the coronavirus

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Mass gatherings, erosion of trust upend coronavirus control
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Mass gatherings, erosion of trust upend coronavirus control

Health experts are concerned that protests erupting across the nation and the law enforcement response to them will upend efforts to track and contain the spread of coronavirus just as those efforts were finally getting underway

'It will take time, and it will be different'
Religion

'It will take time, and it will be different'

Sunday mornings are beginning to have more of a familiar feel to worshipers, including at Columbus Road Church. "It will take time, and it will be different," said the Rev. Bob Cowman.

Beer garden paved the way for creating South Park
Once Upon a Time

Beer garden paved the way for creating South Park

The 1866 Quincy City Directory listed eight brewers in the breweries business section. With the addition of the Bluff Brewery, which was overlooked by directory publishers, a total of nine were serving the needs of local consumers.

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Possible COVID exposure reported at Ralls County church

The Ralls County Health Department announced that any churchgoers who attended the May 24 service at Antioch Baptist Church might be at risk of exposure to COVID-19.

'The End Times' part 2: The kingdom of God
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'The End Times' part 2: The kingdom of God

What are the Old Testament prophecies and how are they to be fulfilled?

Officials cite mistakes as CDC removes coronavirus guidance
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Officials cite mistakes as CDC removes coronavirus guidance

U.S. health officials removed some coronavirus reopening tips for religious organizations only hours after posting them late last week

Virus ignited in US no earlier than mid-January, study says
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Virus ignited in US no earlier than mid-January, study says

The spark that started the U.S. coronavirus epidemic arrived during a three-week window from mid-January to early February, before the nation halted travel from China

New drugs make headway against lung, prostate, colon cancers
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New drugs make headway against lung, prostate, colon cancers

Doctors are reporting success with newer drugs that control certain types of cancer better, reduce the risk it will come back and make treatment simpler and easier to bear

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Pritzker lifts ban on worship services starting Friday

People in Illinois will be allowed to attend worship services starting this weekend without fear of prosecution as the state enters Phase 3 of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's "Restore Illinois" reopening plan.