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The New York Times reported this morning that more than half of the people living on this planet are under a stay-at-home order as part of the global effort to combat the spread of COVID-19. That includes most Americans, but a few holdout states, such as Iowa, have stubbornly resisted.

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) has extended the period during which classes will be delivered online through the end of the semester. This includes all of the college’s Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Community College campuses and other locations.

For the safety of our patrons, we are working to reschedule some of our upcoming events. Providing a safe environment for our Barnstormers is our top priority. We’re closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. Updates will be made as new developments arise. Patrons who purchased tickets to af…

While restaurants and bars have been hit hard by being forced to close to the public due to fear of the spread of the Coronavirus, some retailers in Bellevue are also struggling with the reduction of travelers and normal traffic.

WASHINGTON — Iowa attorney general Tom Miller and 20 other attorneys general from across the country are pressing the Trump administration to freeze pending regulations so officials can focus on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Gov. Kim Reynolds said she sent a letter to President Donald Trump’s administration Saturday requesting additional testing supplies for the State Hygienic Laboratory, which can provide COVID-19 test results within 24 hours.

The ACLU of Iowa, along with Planned Parenthood and the Emma Goldman Clinic, are suing Gov. Kim Reynolds and other state officials for blocking access to surgical abortion services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gov. Kim Reynolds on Sunday defended her decision to include surgical abortions in her order to suspend “non-essential” and elective medical and dental procedures, saying the action was not based on her personal ideology.

The United States now has 113,000 confirmed COVID cases, the most of any country in the world. So much for President Donald Trump’s claims weeks ago that “we have it totally under control” and “it will all work out well.”

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