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Singer, Songwriter John Prine dead at 73

One of American's most revered singers-songwriters dies from complications from coronavirus

The coronavirus has claimed the life of one of America’s most beloved singer-songwriters. Tuesday evening John Prine died due to complications from the coronavirus according to his family. Winner of a Lifetime Achievement Grammy earlier this year, Prine penned classics like ‘Angel from Montgomery’ and ‘In Spite of Ourselves’. Prine was 73 years old Categories: Digital Exclusives and Features

Early data shows black Americans may be at higher risk of coronavirus

Less healthcare access, preexisting medical conditions among factors behind why coronavirus appears to hit blacks more

(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) (CNN) —- Black Americans have more existing medical issues, less access to health care, and are more likely to work in unstable jobs — all factors that have made the coronavirus pandemic disproportionately hurt blacks more. While everyone is susceptible to Covid-19, black Americans are at higher risk, Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams said during…

Mental health crisis on the rise as coronavirus outbreak continues

U.S. officials say calls to national emergency help hotline up 891% than same time last year

(ABC News) –The national hotline providing emergency help to people suffering from emotional distress has received nearly nine times more calls than it did this time last year, with tens of thousands of Americans reaching out for assistance amid the coronavirus crisis, according to U.S. officials. Federal officials on the front lines of the U.S. government’s pandemic response have privately…

Lady Gaga, Global Citizen raise $35 million in fight against coronavirus

Celebrities sign on to join "One World: Together at Home" to benefit the WHO

Image: WireAP/ABC News (ABC News) –NEW YORK — Lady Gaga and advocacy organization Global Citizen have raised $35 million to fight the coronavirus and will launch a TV special featuring Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Billie Eilish to combat the growing virus. Gaga said on Monday that the money was raised in seven days and will benefit The World Health…

SC Governor Henry McMaster issues mandatory ‘Home or Work’ order

SC Governor issues mandatory 'Home or Work' order. The order will take effect Tuesday, April 6 at 5pm

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Monday, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster issued a mandatory ‘Home or Work’ order. The order will take effect Tuesday, April 6 at 5pm. McMaster says everyone under this order should stay home unless, they are working, visiting family, or recreating outdoors, or they are obtaining necessary goods and services. McMaster says there will be no additional business closings,…

Prisma Health reduces COVID-19 drive through testing hours

Health officials say a decrerase in demand is leading to reduced coronavirus (COVID-19) testing hours

Prisma Health test SiteCoronavirus Columbia, SC (WOLO) — Starting this weekend Prisma Health will change their hours for those of you interested in taking advantage of the drive through coronavirus (COVID-19) testing. Health officials say, as of right now they plan to reduce their hours of operation because of a decrease in demand, however officials say these hours will adjust…