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Kevin Barlow

Public Safety Reporter


Agriculture reporter for Lee Enterprises Central Illinois.

We will never forget the great toilet paper shortage of 2020. It was one of the stranger effects of the coronavirus pandemic and even a year later, officials have trouble explaining why consumers hoarded toilet paper in the first days of the lockdown in Illinois.

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Missing is Kayla Mancuso-Light of Bloomington. Kayla was reported missing on Sunday. She is reported to have low level cognitive functioning and is possibly in crisis.

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State officials added 1,249 new confirmed and probable cases of the coronavirus to state totals, bringing the overall total to 1,186,696 cases in the past year. An additional 22 deaths were also confirmed Sunday.

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