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Fun Socks To Be Distributed at Select Transit Centers Dec. 21

Appreciation Event will also Kick off a Winter-Long Effort Aimed at Providing New Winter Gear Items to Transit Riders as Needs are Identified on the System To help commuters stay toasty on transit this winter – while sharing a little holiday cheer – Citizens for Modern Transit, Metro Transit, St. Clair County Transit District, Bureau…

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COVID-19 claims 446 lives over holiday weekend

Hospitalization rates edge downward By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – The COVID-19 pandemic claimed 446 lives in Illinois over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend while the rate of hospitalizations declined for the first time since the recent surge began in late September. As of late Sunday night, the Illinois Department of Public Health…

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IDPH preps for expected initial 400,000 doses of vaccine

First batch of vaccines will go to hospital workers, first responders By SARAH MANSUR Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD — After Pfizer submitted its application for a COVID-19 vaccine to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week, Illinois public health officials have continued preparing locations to store and distribute the vaccine that could be…

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Divorce rates skyrocket

By Fox 2 News It may not be a happy holiday after all. According to a report, over the past weeks courts have handled a much higher than normal number of divorce filings. This apparently came as a surprise because the holiday season is usually a slow season for divorces. Divorce attorneys told Business Insider…

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