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7 more COVID-19 cases in DeKalb County

DEKALB – 7 additional positive cases of COVID-19 were confirmed by the DeKalb County Health Department on Thursday. The DCHD confirmed that they have seen 709 positive tests in total since the beginning of the pandemic, along with 22 deaths. DCHD also reported that Bethany Healthcare and ...Read more

IDPH reports 1,257 new COVID-19 cases

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,257 new cases of COVID-19, along with 25 additional deaths in the state. The IDPH has reported a total of 157,950 cases since the start of the pandemic with 7,251 deaths from complications related to COVID-19. As of Wednesday ...Read more

Gas Prices Down 75 Cents From Last Summer

CHICAGO – Half way through summer, gas prices are still substantially lower than a year ago, though higher than last month.  According to AAA, the average price for a gallon of gas is $2.39, while a year ago the price was $3.14 for a gallon of gas.  However, that price is about a dime ...Read more