Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Monday, June 8.
Worldwide virus deaths reached four hundred thousand Sunday. Officials suspect Brazil of having a serious outbreak although the country stopped reporting updates. The pope who was born in Argentina expressed dismay about South America’s numbers and charged people everywhere to remain vigilant on social distancing. Officials also said testing would be a good idea for anyone who participated in police brutality marches across the nation and world. Read more.
Area colleges and universities continue to make plans to bring back in-person education this fall. Some are starting classes earlier to allow for a longer holiday break while others are planning to use a mix of both online and face to face education. Read more.
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Sixteen venues where performances are held have joined together to survey the public on their willingness to attend events. Lima’s Civic Center is one of the venues. Organizers are weighing the demand for live shows as the state reopens for business. Read more.
In Sports, former football player and coach Ken Riley died Sunday. He was 72 years old. Read more.
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