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Rx REPORT: The truth about face masks and COVID-19

By Marie Y. Lemelle, Contributing Writer Face masks have become part of our daily attire and protection against the spread of COVID-19. Medical experts predict that...

Rx REPORT: The link between COVID-19 and depression

By Marie Y. Lemelle, Contributing Writer More than 4.7 million Americans have been infected with COVID-19, according to the Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 global tracking map....

SPORTS DIGEST: Basketball, baseball have different results as play resumes

By Don Wanlass, Contributing Writer The basketball bubble appears to be working in Florida while baseball’s great experiment of trying to keep players healthy while playing...

Westside Food Bank sees surge in need for assistance

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer  Prior to COVID-19, the Westside Food Bank had already begun to see record-level increases in the need for food...

Camp Laurel focuses on needs of at-risk youth  

MAKING A DIFFERENCE There are plenty of summer camps for kids around the country, but Camp Laurel, according to its founder, is the only one...

Rx REPORT: How COVID-19 can damage lungs

By Marie Y. Lemelle, Contributing Writer As a radiologist for the Medical Center Radiologist serving the Sentara Hospital System and Bon Secours Hospital System, Dr. Jose...

SPORTS DIGEST: Lakers, Clippers have unfinished business at hand

By Don Wanlass, Contributing Writer The Lakers and Clippers resume the 2019-20 NBA season July 30 with a game 2,500 miles away in the Disney World...

BOOK CORNER: ‘Queen of the Negro Leagues’ tells the story of Effa Manley

By Victoria Moore, Contributing Writer Based on the colorful, eccentric life of Effa Manley, co-owner of the baseball team the Newark Eagles, “Queen of the Negro...

Mike Tyson ready to fight again at 54

By Joseph Hammond, Urban News Service The most significant event in sports this year may be a boxing battle between two former champions in their 50s. Once...

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SPORTS DIGEST: Fans aren’t pleased with performances of Lakers, Dodgers

By Don Wanlass, Contributing Writer The year 2020 has been horrible for sports, shutting down most of the games we watch for amusement every night and...

Rx REPORT: The truth about face masks and COVID-19

By Marie Y. Lemelle, Contributing Writer Face masks have become part of our daily attire and protection against the spread of COVID-19. Medical experts predict that...

Head of foreign press group Lorenzo Soria dies

From City News Service LOS ANGELES — Lorenzo Soria, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association that annually presents the Golden Globe Awards, has died...

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Trump will come after Biden’s VP pick

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Contributing Columnist There was not a single moment during the 2016 presidential campaign that one or another Republican Party operative group didn’t...