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128 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois

MURPHYSBORO – 128 new cases of COVID-19 have emerged since yesterday, according to officials. This brings the number of positive cases to 288 in 17 counties in the state of Illinois. At a daily news conference from Murphysboro, Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike ...Read more

Joe Biden wins Illinois Democratic Primary

  CHICAGO (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden has won the Illinois Democratic primary for president, widening his lead over rival Bernie Sanders in an election complicated by the coronavirus pandemic. Biden also won in Florida, which along with Arizona held its primary Tuesday. Ohio ...Read more