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This undated handout photo from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows a microscopic view of the Coronavirus at the CDC in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Megan Lynch
February 11, 2020 - 11:34 am
Illinois Public Health officials given approval for in-state testing of coronavirus.
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Chicago Police crime scene
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Associated Press
February 10, 2020 - 11:54 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago recorded nine homicides between 6 p.m. Friday and midnight Sunday, a weekend police said was the deadliest of the year for a city that had seen a recent decline in the number of fatal shootings. Twenty-three people were killed or injured in shootings during the period, nearly...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a 'White House Business Session with our Nation's Governors," in the State Dinning Room of the White House, Monday, Feb.10, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Associated Press
February 10, 2020 - 11:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump called Monday for slashing funding for the Superfund hazardous waste program, even as the backlog of clean-ups has grown around the country for lack of money. The $113 million in Superfund clean-up cuts are part of Trump’s proposal for a $2.4 billion, or 26...
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Emergency workers in protective clothing exit the Diamond Princess cruise ship at Daikoku Pier where it is being resupplied and newly diagnosed coronavirus cases taken for treatment as it remains in quarantine
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Associated Press
February 10, 2020 - 10:36 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A Caribbean Princess cruise was cut short following a gastrointestinal outbreak aboard the ship caused it to be denied entry to at least one island before it headed to its home port in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Monday. At least 299 passengers and 22 crew members...
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Rush Limbaugh announced on Monday that he has lung cancer
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Eric Sykes
February 03, 2020 - 2:19 pm
Longtime radio announcer, Rush Limbaugh, announces he has lung cancer.
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Jacquie Cadorette
February 03, 2020 - 1:56 pm
Calling all ‘90s kids! A favorite snack from the past is coming back to jazz up all of your packed lunches. People reports that General Mills announced Monday that Dunkaroos are making a comeback beginning this summer. “We’re thrilled to relaunch Dunkaroos in the U.S. after years of it only being...
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Tarrah Gibbons
February 03, 2020 - 12:01 pm
On Monday afternoon, Lin-Manuel Miranda took to Twitter to share some news about "Hamilton." In the post, Miranda writes, "Disney presents: Hamilton. With The Original Broadway Cast. Filmed onstage at The Richard Rodgers Theatre. In A Theater Near You. October 15, 2021. #Hamilfilm ." Disney...
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 Wuhan coronavirus infections
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Associated Press
January 24, 2020 - 10:04 am
A woman from Chicago has become the second U.S. case of new virus from China, Coronavirus.
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A person walks across the skybridge at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett where a man with the first case of coronavirus in the United States is being treated on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Everett, Wash. A U.S. resident who recently returned from a trip to central China has been diagnosed with the new virus. Health officials said Tuesday that the man returned to the Seattle area in the middle of last week after traveling to the Wuhan area, where the outbreak began. (Olivia Vanni/The Herald via AP)
Associated Press
January 21, 2020 - 9:48 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. on Tuesday reported its first case of a new and potentially deadly virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who returned last week from the outbreak's epicenter was hospitalized near Seattle. The man, identified as a Snohomish County resident is in his...
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Democratic presidential rivals Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders link arms during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
Associated Press
January 21, 2020 - 12:26 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates hit pause on their recent feuds Monday as they walked shoulder to shoulder through the streets of South Carolina’s capital city to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and rally around their push to defeat President Donald Trump in...
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