Trump signs law designating 9-8-8 as universal number for national suicide hotline starting in 2022

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(CNN) — President Donald Trump on Saturday signed into law a bipartisan bill that will make 9-8-8 the universal telephone number to reach the national suicide prevention hotline starting in 2022. The National Suicide Hotline Designation Act, which passed the House of Representatives last month after approval from the Senate and the Federal […]

Democrats and Republicans agree; voting can be confusing

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COLUMBIA – Boone County Democrats and Republicans have found common ground — voting this year is confusing. “Our primary concern is people understanding the differences and making sure their vote counts,” said Elisabeth Condon, a volunteer with Boone County Democrats. Both the Boone County Democrats and Republicans opened their headquarters […]

7 ways to stay healthy during the fall coronavirus surge

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(CNN) — Get ready for the most difficult months yet in this pandemic. The fall Covid-19 surge is here, fueled by colder weather, reopened schools and pandemic fatigue. The flu season could make the coronavirus pandemic even worse. For the next several months, new Covid-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths are expected to keep […]