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WASHINGTON (AP) — Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation’s largest-ever vaccination campaign but leaving more work to do to convince skeptical Americans to roll up their sleeves.

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Missouri is preparing to launch a $5 million ad campaign to urge residents to get the coronavirus vaccine as appointment times begin to go unfilled in some places even though the state expanded eligibility to everyone age 16 or older.

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The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced Tuesday it would halt use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine until further notice. The move is in response to a plea from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that the c…

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A St. Clair man is facing criminal charges after police say he stabbed his one-time girlfriend three times and then stashed her body in a sleeping bag, which was kept outside.

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The Franklin County Health Department recorded 32 additional COVID-19 cases over the weekend, bringing the countywide total since the pandemic began a year ago to 9,274. The probable case count was 2,048 Tuesday.

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After seeing how much local school districts could be getting from the recently passed federal stimulus bill, the Franklin County Commission is reducing the amount it plans to award schools.

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The Franklin County Health Department reported nine new COVID-19 cases Friday, 16 new cases Thursday and 17 new cases Wednesday, bringing the countywide total since the pandemic started one year ago to 9,243 cases. The number of probable cases reported was 2,033.

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Cardiologists are speaking out about what they call worrying signs that COVID-19 could lead to a significant increase in the number of Americans with heart disease and other heart-related health concerns.

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The Franklin County Health Department reported 36 new cases of COVID-19 among county residents over the weekend, bringing the number of cases since the pandemic began a year ago to 9,203. The people reported as positive Tuesday ranged in age from 2 to 90. The number of probable cases reporte…

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The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced Thursday a new statewide transportation guide to help people travel to get the COVID-19 vaccine. As part of the program, called “Get a Ride,” OATS Transit will provide free vaccination transportation to anyone in their service areas.

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The Franklin County Health Department reported Friday three new COVID-19 positive cases, men ages 39 to 41, bringing the total number of county residents to test positive since one year ago to 9,162.

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The Franklin County Health Department reported Thursday that two additional county residents have died of COVID-19-related complications, one in February and one in March. The victims are a 69-year-old Union woman and an 83-year-old Washington man. 

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As of Monday, one in five Franklin County residents, or 21,632 people, has begun their vaccination for COVID-19, and more than 11,000 residents have completed their vaccination, according to the state dashboard. Statewide, 22.5 percent of Missourians have started the vaccination process, and…

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The Franklin County Health Department reported four cases of COVID-19 among county residents in its Friday virus update, bringing the total number of cases reported since a year ago to 9,126 people. The number of probable cases stands at 1,973.

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After initially planning to give back millions in unspent coronavirus aid, Franklin County now plans to spend all of the more than $25 million it has or will soon be getting from the federal government.

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The Franklin County Health Department reported 30 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend, bringing the total number of county residents to test positive since March 2020 to 9,106 people.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccine for all adults by the end of May — two months earlier than anticipated — and he pushed states to get at least one shot into the arms of teachers by the end of March to hasten school reo…

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O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — The number of new Missouri coronavirus cases continued to decline on Monday, but state officials cite one cause for concern: Wastewater samples indicate the fast-spreading U.K. variant is “widespread” across the state.

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More than 8 percent of Franklin County residents have received their first COVID-19 vaccinations, and as the rollout continues, employers are grappling with vaccination policies.

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The Saturday COVID-19 report from Franklin County included 17 COVID-19 deaths. The deaths occurred between Nov. 13 and Jan. 31. This brings the total number of deaths due to COVID-19 in Franklin County to 147 people since the pandemic began. 

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The proposed Union Expressway project took another step forward Monday, Feb. 8, with the Union Board of Aldermen’s approval of a contract with the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission, the six-member board that governs the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT).