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Humane Society tackles pet food deliveries

The Northeast Missouri Humane Society is working alongside several area agencies to make sure people with pets receive the food and other supplies they need, especially when it is unsafe or not possible for them to leave the house

New images of Mark Twain emerging
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New images of Mark Twain emerging

Columbia artist JD King was commissioned to create original pen, ink and oil on canvas painting

Facebook group fights COVID-19 with masks
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Facebook group fights COVID-19 with masks

A community effort to make fabric masks for health care workers and people with immunodeficiency conditions has gathered momentum since Kelsey Ryan first began making fabric face masks and requesting help Sunday on Facebook

Donation boosts COVID-19 Response Fund
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Donation boosts COVID-19 Response Fund

Senior Support Bags with essential items going out to Meals-On-Wheels recipients in five-county area

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Several Hannibal businesses temporarily close their doors

The effects of the coronavirus outbreak have resulted in Hannibal's downtown businesses reacting on a daily basis as new information and recommendations come along, and some business owners and employees made the decision to temporarily close their doors before Mayor James Hark issued a recommendation that all public and social gathering places and dining rooms close effective Monday

Father Mike Quinn reflects on decades of service
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Father Mike Quinn reflects on decades of service

Father Mike Quinn will celebrate 50 years of ministry in June, and he made the difficult decision to retire in 2021 from service that took him to communities like St. Louis, Hobart, Okla. and Columbia before God called him to Hannibal to lead Holy Family Catholic Church in 1998

Churches adjust to virus precautions
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Churches adjust to virus precautions

Area churches of all sizes have been responding to the coronavirus outbreak, making changes based on keeping everyone safe while continuing to offer opportunities for worship

Red Cross taking extra safety measures for public events
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Red Cross taking extra safety measures for public events

he American Red Cross has put in place several measures to fight the coronavirus for events like Monday's blood drive at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Hannibal, and staff members urge healthy donors to give blood after thousands of blood drives have been canceled across the U.S.

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Colorectal health a priority at Clarity Healthcare

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and staff members at Clarity Healthcare have been making it as easy as possible for clients to get screened for early detection of the disease

Girl Scouts celebrate 108th birthday
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Girl Scouts celebrate 108th birthday

Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse glows green to celebrate milestone