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COVID-19 impacts on your newspaper


April 15, 2020

The other day I responded to a report of a fire, the results of which you can see on page 10-11.

It wasn’t routine, and I’m not talking about the explosions that kept me and most of the onlookers well away from the roaring flames.

What was unusual was the onlookers themselves – probably one of the the largest crowds I’ve seen in covering fires for 15 years here at The New Era.

I knew something was different when I found myself edging along Elm Street at 10 mph behind a long line of cars.

When I see billowing plumes of black smoke shooting into the sky, I feel like I need to get...

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