Disneyland and Walt Disney World to remain closed because of coronavirus

Disneyland in California and Walt Disney World resort in Florida will remain closed until further notice as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread in the United States, the company said. Disney earlier this month announced the closure of Disneyland and Walt Disney World — the only two of Disney’s eleven parks around the world that…

US could see millions of coronavirus cases and 100,000 or more deaths, Fauci says

The nation’s top infectious disease expert said Sunday that based on models, the United States could eventually see 100,000 or more deaths from the novel coronavirus, which has already claimed more than 2,000 American lives as cases surge across the US. “Whenever the models come in, they give a worst-case scenario and a best-case scenario.…

8 killed as plane reportedly carrying medical supplies crashes in the Philippines

A Tokyo-bound plane crashed while taking off from Ninoy Aquino International Airport in the Philippines capital city of Manila on Sunday, killing all eight on board, airport personnel told CNN. All passengers on board Lion Air Flight RPC 5880 died after the plane caught fire as it was taking off from the airport, according to…

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Chattanooga State loaning out ventilators

Chattanooga State loaning out ventilators

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The Nursing and Allied Health Department at Chattanooga State has decided to loan out some badly needed medical supplies. They are sending ventilators to Erlanger’s Respiratory Care. “I contacted the area sales representatives of the ventilator companies asking for permission to allow local hospitals to use our ventilators, which they approved,” states…

9 Year old sets up a prayer wall for her neighborhood

9 Year old sets up a prayer wall for her neighborhood

LAFAYETTE, Georgia (WDEF) – A nine year old from Walker County has set up a prayer wall outside of her fence. Bekah Birdsall has the details. 9 year old, Chyanne Martin from Walker County set up a prayer wall outside of her fence to provide support for her neighbors and community. “Because of the coronavirus,…

Walker County takes cleaning supply donations for medical workers

Walker County takes cleaning supply donations for medical workers

ROCK SPRING, Georgia (WDEF) – The Walker County Civic center hosted a “help for the healthworkers” drive in Rock Spring, Georgia today. It’s to collect disinfectant items for hospitals in the area that desperately need them. A drive through was set up so people could drop off any unneeded or extra supplies that could not…

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Dave Says: Playing the lottery robs you of your future

Dave Says: Playing the lottery robs you of your future

Dear Dave, I’ve been struggling financially for the past few months, so I’ve been playing the lottery once a week. To me, the chance to win millions is worth a few dollars a month, even if things are tight. Paula   Dear Paula, You’ve told me you’re having money troubles, and at the same time…

Dave Says: Keep your dignity, and work your way out

Dave Says: Keep your dignity, and work your way out

Dear Dave, My wife and I will both turn 30 next month. We have two young children, and we make a little over $85,000 combined. The problem is we have about $70,000 in debt. Some of it is credit card debt, but nearly $50,000 is in two car loans. Her mom and dad have offered…