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Jeff Long

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Bio

Graduated with a degree in journalism from UW-Madison in 1987. Reporter at a newspaper outside London, England. Then a reporter at papers in Pennsylvania and Virginia. For 13 years, a reporter and editor at the Chicago Tribune. Named EDN editor in 2014.

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Although the CDC announced on Thursday that people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can go without masks indoors and outdoors, it’s a rosewor…

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As EDN reporter Andrew Adams reported this week, biting wind and April snow didn’t stop members of the Effingham Water Authority when they bro…

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Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Karen Feldkamp delivered some thorny news this week that we should all pay attention to: The spread of the …

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There was some roseworthy news for Dieterich this week as the state awarded the village a $2 million grant to build a 16,600-square-foot comm…

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Capitol News ILlinois reported this rosey outlook this week: “One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Thursday announced a …

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That snow caused some thorny problems this week. Effingham County spent Tuesday digging out from the 11.3 inches of it that fell. “It doesn’t …

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Members of this community earn roses every day in ways big and small. One big example came to light this week when United Way of Effingham Cou…

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The Illinois Department of Public Health on Thursday announced that Region 6 – which includes Effingham and surrounding counties – is returnin…

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