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Married for 51 years, they died of Covid-19 six minutes apart

Married for 51 years, they died of Covid-19 six minutes apart

Before just a few weeks ago, Stuart and Adrian Baker were perfectly healthy. The inseparable couple had been married for more than 51 years and were living in Boynton Beach, Florida, in retirement. Neither of them had any serious health conditions. Then in mid-March, they started feeling ill. On Sunday, they both died — six…MORE

The United States Tennis Association says we should not be playing tennis right now

The United States Tennis Association says we should not be playing tennis right now

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) released a statement Friday advising not to play tennis during the coronavirus pandemic. “Based on the recommendations of the USTA COVID-19 Advisory Group, the USTA believes that it is in the best interest of society to take a collective pause from playing the sport we love,” the statement says.…MORE

What California is doing right in responding to the coronavirus pandemic

What California is doing right in responding to the coronavirus pandemic

The Grand Princess cruise ship floated for days off the coast of San Francisco in early March like an omen to a coming disaster. “We could see it from our windows,” said Dr. Robert Wachter, professor and chair of the Department of Medicine at University of California, San Francisco. “That made it real.” It was…MORE

Teenager arrested in deaths of University of Wisconsin doctor and her husband

Teenager arrested in deaths of University of Wisconsin doctor and her husband

A teenager has been arrested in connection with the slayings of a University of Wisconsin-Madison doctor and her husband, authorities said Friday. Beth Potter, 52, and Robin Carre, 57, were found lying in a ditch in the university arboretum by a jogger around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, university police said in a news release. Carre…MORE

WWII vet celebrates beating Covid-19 and turning 104 in the same week

Bill Lapschies and his family have a lot to celebrate this year. The Oregon veteran has recovered from Covid-19 and he just celebrated his 104th birthday. Visitors aren’t allowed inside the Edward C. Allworth Veterans’ Home in Lebanon because of statewide restrictions, but they were able to have a small celebration outside. Staff brought him…MORE

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