Police: Truck with 100 monkeys crashes, some of them missing
A truck carrying about 100 monkeys was involved in a crash Friday in Pennsylvania, state police said as authorities searched for at least three of the monkeys that appeared to have escaped the vehicle. The truck carrying the animals crashed with a dump truck in the afternoon in Montour County, Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Andrea Pelachick told the Daily Item. Authorities have asked residents who might see the monkeys to call state police at 570-524-2662.news.yahoo.com
Crews head to Danville to restore power after winter storm
Crews from JEA, a municipal utility based in Jacksonville, Fla., will be ready to restore power in areas that experience outages in Danville, Va. Nearly 30 JEA team members are headed to the area, including 26 electric crew members and three fleet support members.
Gaming board pushes back new casino license approvals six months due to COVID-19
The decision, announced at a special gaming board meeting Thursday, set an April 28 target for issuing preliminary approval for casino applicants in Rockford and Williamson County. The process may take longer for casinos in Waukegan and the south suburbs, where multiple applicants are competing for licenses. Earlier this year, an application for the Danville casino license was withdrawn.chicagotribune.com
Champaign region could see stricter coronavirus rules as positivity rate rises
The Department of Public Health will being to separate out Champaign County from the rest of the region, which also includes Decatur and Danville, in determining whether to institute stricter rules. However, if those rules are put into effect, they would apply to Champaign County as well.chicagotribune.com
Charles Edwin Turner
DANVILLE The Rev. Charles Edwin Turner entered into the Glory of the Lord on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 at Columbus Hospice House in Columbus following a brief illness. Graveside services were held at Danville Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Danville on Saturday, Jan. 4 for the Rev. Turner, the former pastor of the Church of God of Prophecy in Monterey. Steve Gilmer of North Carolina officiated over the service, followed by a full military honor guard ceremony.therecorderonline.com
Fed's election year challenge: Is slowing U.S. job growth a 'material' change?
DANVILLE, Va (Reuters) - Having guided interest rates lower this year and declared a stopping point, Federal Reserve officials face a potentially volatile election year problem if U.S. job growth slows in coming months as many expect it will. Remember we are actively competing with nations that openly cut interest rates so that many are now actually getting paid when they pay off their loan, known as negative interest. After the rate cut last month, officials signaled they had likely taken out enough insurance against those trade-related risks. The bars already set very high for them to cut rates, she said. We think that bar will be met, with a good chance economic growth slips below trend and prompts a response.feeds.reuters.com