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Morris Hospital eases visitor guidelines

  MORRIS – With improvements in COVID-19 test positivity and incidence rates, starting Friday, February 19th, one visitor/support person age 18 or older will be permitted for patients coming to Morris Hospital or a Morris Hospital facility. This includes non-COVID hospitalized ...Read more

Fate of Lincoln statues under review in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) – A city commission is reviewing the fate of Abraham Lincoln statues in Chicago. No decision has been made about removing the statutes, but it is noteworthy that in the biggest city in the “Land of Lincoln” monuments to the nation’s 16th president would even ...Read more