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School districts find creative ways to recognize the Class of 2020

May 27, 2020

Honoring graduates School districts find creative ways to recognize the Class of 2020 amidst the COVID-19 pandemicBy Brett AutenHaving its last eight weeks turned on its head, the Class of 2020 has had to adapt and adjust.With the COVID-19 outbreak putting the kibosh on all end-of-the-year celebrations and festivities, administrators, teachers and parents all found…

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Recovered COVID-19 patients donate their plasma

May 27, 2020

By Charlotte Beard Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC) is accepting referrals for plasma donations from recovered COVID-19 patients. It is stated that one plasma donation can help four people undergo COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma (CCP) therapy. Not to be confused with traditional blood donations, Kirby Winn, Public Relations Manager for MVRBC explains what recovered COVID-19…

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St. Louis area churches meet coronavirus challenges

May 20, 2020

Leap of faith Area churches meet the challenges presented by coronavirus by finding creative ways to congregate  By Brett AutenStaff writer The COVID-19 outbreak has challenged the spirit but, it hasn’t broken it. Area churches have gotten creative during this era of self-quarantining and social distancing as they continue to spread their message the safest…

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St. Louis resident runs 100 miles in Forest Park

May 20, 2020

‘Will run for food!’ St. Louis resident runs 100 miles in Forest Park and raises over $30,000 to help those struggling with food insecurity By Charlotte Beard “Will run 100 miles for food!” That is the name of a GoFundMe page created by 51-year-old Tim Burke, principal at Edward Jones, to raise $30,000. The idea…

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St. Charles County has slowly begun to reopen

May 13, 2020

Business, but not as usual St. Charles County has slowly begun to reopen several businesses that had been closed due to COVID-19 By Brett Auten It was a return, but it was far from normal. The St. Charles County area reopened several business doors last week that had been closed due to COVID-19. Beginning last…

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Churches St. Louis County Virtual worship

May 13, 2020

Churches around St. Louis County have moved worship services online while continuing to serve the wider community By Charlotte Beard While some local church congregations have not been able to remain connected to one another due to the social distancing measures of the COVID-19 crisis, other churches have found a way to leverage technology to…

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