Today, I share with you some news of my own. Friday, Nov. 12, will be my last day with the Bureau County Republican. It was not an easy decision to make, but it ultimately comes down to needing more time with my family.

This is the fourth part in a four-part series on dealing with domestic violence. The series, written by counselors of Freedom House, has run throughout the month of October, which is Domestic Violence and Prevention Awareness Month.

A national study by a consortium of universities found that the more people relied on social media as a news source about COVID, the more they believed misinformation about risk factors and preventative treatments.