Subscribers, be sure to activate your online access that is free as part of your print subscription. Visit pineandlakes.com/activate to keep up on news that happens between print editions. Here are highlights of what was published in the Echo Journal e-papers online every day in the past week.
Thursday, April 8: CDC says UK COVID-19 variant is now the most common strain in the U.S. Evergreen Westwood eyes Masters history at age 47. Stillwater 10-year-old takes family minivan to buy Cheerios.
Friday, April 9: Biden announces steps to limit “ghost guns,” plans to tackle assault weapons. Ex-NFL player fatally shoots doctor, four others. How will Braves handle “tomahawk chop” as fans return?
Saturday, April 10: Biden forms panel to study Supreme Court changes. Hip-hop icon DMX dies at age 50. Why opt-outs are this NFL draft’s biggest unknown.
Sunday, April 11: Prince Charles pays tribute to “My Dear Papa” Philip. With a drop in common viruses, will masks remain forever? Essential Ernest Hemingway reading.
Monday, April 12: As U.S. Senate returns, divisive bills are again piling up. “Still Crazy” book reviewed and called an inspirational leap of faith. The best tools and essentials to get you planting this spring.
Tuesday, April 13: Biden calls for probe into Minnesota police shooting. One killed, police officer hurt in shooting at Tennessee high school. “Godzilla vs Kong” smashes pandemic record.
Wednesday, April 14: Find this week’s Echo Journal pages, along with extra pages of state, national, world, sports, business and entertainment news.