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Chinese scientist accuses Beijing of hiding details on coronavirus

Chinese Hong Kong scientist Dr. Li-Meng Yan believes the Chinese government knew about the novel coronavirus well before it claimed it did. She had to flee to America to avoid persecution from the Chinese Communist Government.
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New London edges WB, 1-0

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New London Pitcher Joshua Catala (3) held West Burlington scoreless Thursday in West Burlington. New London downed West Burlington, 1-0.
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New London First Baseman Carter Allen (18) secures an out against West Burlington Thursday in West Burlington. New London downed West Burlington, 1-0.
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West Burlington First Baseman Ty Hill (2) secures an out against New London Thursday in West Burlington. New London downed West Burlington, 1-0.
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New London Centerfielder Shae Summerfield (17) catches a fly ball against West Burlington Thursday in West Burlington. New London downed West Burlington, 1-0.
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New London’s Holvin Catala (6) rounds the bases after hitting a solo homerun in the sixth inning Thursday in West Burlington. New London downed West Burlington, 1-0.
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West Burlington Third Baseman Hayden Vandenberg (16) fields a ground ball against New London Thursday in West Burlington. New London downed West Burlington, 1-0.
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West Burlington Relief Pitcher Gabe Zurita (24) throws against New London Thursday in West Burlington. New London downed West Burlington, 1-0.
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Winfield – Mt Union tops WB-ND, 1-0

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West Burlington – Notre Dame Centerfielder Addy Kellen (9) makes a diving catch for the out against WMU Wednesday in West Burlington. 12th ranked (1A) WMU topped 13th ranked (3A) WBND, 1-0.
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Winfield – Mt. Union’s Molly Miller (17) pops it out to center field against WBND Wednesday in West Burlington. 12th ranked (1A) WMU topped 13th ranked (3A) WBND, 1-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Second Baseman Lolo Krieger (17) catches WMU Miller’s pop up Wednesday in West Burlington. 12th ranked (1A) WMU topped 13th ranked (3A) WBND, 1-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Pitcher Lauren Summers (6) throws to first base after fielding the ball against Winfield – Mt. Union Wednesday in West Burlington. 12th ranked (1A) WMU topped 13th ranked (3A) WBND, 1-0.
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Winfield – Mt. Union’s Madie Anderson (20) pops up to center field Wednesday in West Burlington. 12th ranked (1A) WMU topped 13th ranked (3A) WBND, 1-0.
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Winfield – Mt. Union Pitcher Madie Anderson (20) throws to first baseman Jobey Malone (25) for the out against WBND Wednesday in West Burlington. 12th ranked (1A) WMU topped 13th ranked (3A) WBND, 1-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Addy Kellen (9) slides safe at second in front of Winfield – Mt. Union Shortstop Carlee Sloan (15) Wednesday in West Burlington. 12th ranked (1A) WMU topped 13th ranked (3A) WBND, 1-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Centerfielder Addy Kellen (9) makes a leaping catch against WMU Wednesday in West Burlington. 12th ranked (1A) WMU topped 13th ranked (3A) WBND, 1-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Leftfielder Molly Johnson (2) catches a fly ball against WMU Wednesday in West Burlington. 12th ranked (1A) WMU topped 13th ranked (3A) WBND, 1-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Reagan Engberg (22) slides safe at second beating the tag by WMU Second Baseman Kayreanna Shara (11) Wednesday in West Burlington. 12th ranked (1A) WMU topped 13th ranked (3A) WBND, 1-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Second Baseman Lolo Krieger (17) against WMU Wednesday in West Burlington. 12th ranked (1A) WMU topped 13th ranked (3A) WBND, 1-0.
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Winfield – Mt. Union Shortstop Carlee Sloan (15) tags WBND’s Riley Richards (11) out at second Wednesday in West Burlington. 12th ranked (1A) WMU topped 13th ranked (3A) WBND, 1-0.
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Winfield – Mt. Union Shortstop Carlee Sloan (15) signals one more out with Third Baseman Melina Oepping (24) in 7th inning Wednesday in West Burlington. 12th ranked (1A) WMU topped 13th ranked (3A) WBND, 1-0.
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Winfield – Mt. Union Centerfielder Emma Haines (8) catches a fly ball against WBND Wednesday in West Burlington. 12th ranked (1A) WMU topped 13th ranked (3A) WBND, 1-0.
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No. 13 Falcons blank Holy Trinity, 11-0

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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Madelyn Stutsman (19) connects for a single against Holy Trinity Tuesday in West Burlington. 13th ranked 3A Falcons downed Holy Trinity, 11-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Pitcher Lauren Summers (6) catches an infield fly against Holy Trinity Tuesday in West Burlington. 13th ranked 3A Falcons downed Holy Trinity, 11-0.
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Holy Trinity Second Baseman Laura Mehmert (12) catches an infield fly against West Burlington Tuesday in West Burlington. 13th ranked 3A Falcons downed Holy Trinity, 11-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Pitcher Lauren Summers (6) throws against Holy Trinity Tuesday in West Burlington. 13th ranked 3A Falcons downed Holy Trinity, 11-0.
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Holy Trinity Shortstop Anna Sobczak (6) catches a fly ball against West Burlington – Notre Dame Tuesday in West Burlington. 13th ranked 3A Falcons downed Holy Trinity, 11-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Logan Kelley (55) rounds the bases after hitting a solo homerun against Holy Trinity Tuesday in West Burlington. 13th ranked 3A Falcons downed Holy Trinity, 11-0.
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Holy Trinity Leftfielder Raquel Schneider (2) catches a fly ball deep in to left field against West Burlington – Notre Dame Tuesday in West Burlington. 13th ranked 3A Falcons downed Holy Trinity, 11-0.
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Falcons top Bears at Community Field, 8-3

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West Burlington’s Dreyton LaVeine (11) pitches against Danville Monday night at Community Field in Burlington. West Burlington topped Danville, 8-3.
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West Burlington Centerfielder Tate Nelson (22) catches a Danville fly ball Monday night at Community Field in Burlington. West Burlington topped Danville, 8-3.
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West Burlington’s Ryne Rogers (37) slides safe at second in front of Danville Shortstop Tyler Hartman (17) and Second Baseman Ethan Unzicker (10) Monday night at Community Field in Burlington. West Burlington topped Danville, 8-3.
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Danville Centerfielder Cam Edle (13) catches a West Burlington fly ball Monday night at Community Field in Burlington. West Burlington topped Danville, 8-3.
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West Burlington’s Hayden Vandenberg (16) slides safe on put-back past Danville Second Baseman Ethan Unzicker (10) Monday night at Community Field in Burlington. West Burlington topped Danville, 8-3.
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Danville Pitcher Kolby May (23) throws against West Burlington Monday night at Community Field in Burlington. West Burlington topped Danville, 8-3.
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Lone Tree tops WB in lightning shorten game, 6-0

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West Burlington Leftfielder Riley Ruther (28) catches a Lone Tree fly ball Friday in West Burlington. Lone Tree topped West Burlington, 6-0; in lightning shorten 5-inning game.
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Lone Tree’s Keegan Edwards (5) beats the throw to West Burlington First Baseman Ty Hill (2) Friday in West Burlington. Lone Tree topped West Burlington, 6-0; in lightning shorten 5-inning game.
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West Burlington Right Fielder Tate Nelson (22) catches a Lone Tree fly ball Friday in West Burlington. Lone Tree topped West Burlington, 6-0; in lightning shorten 5-inning game.
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West Burlington Third Baseman Ty Hill (2) tags Lone Tree’s Adam Knock (2) out at third Friday in West Burlington. Lone Tree topped West Burlington, 6-0; in lightning shorten 5-inning game.
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West Burlington Shortstop Jace Figuereo (13) catches an infield fly against Lone Tree Friday in West Burlington. Lone Tree topped West Burlington, 6-0; in lightning shorten 5-inning game.
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West Burlington Leftfielder Riley Ruther (28) catches a Lone Tree fly ball Friday in West Burlington. Lone Tree topped West Burlington, 6-0; in lightning shorten 5-inning game.
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West Burlington Second Baseman Gabe Zurita (24) throws to third to run down Lone Tree’s Xavier Hayes (16) Friday in West Burlington. Lone Tree topped West Burlington, 6-0; in lightning shorten 5-inning game.
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Lone Tree’s Adam Knock (2) slides safe at second beating the throw to West Burlington Second Baseman Gabe Zurita (24) Friday in West Burlington. Lone Tree topped West Burlington, 6-0; in lightning shorten 5-inning game.
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West Burlington Pitcher Ty Hill (2) throws against Lone Tree Friday in West Burlington. Lone Tree topped West Burlington, 6-0; in lightning shorten 5-inning game.
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No. 13 Falcons top Central Lee, 4-0

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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Addy Kellen (9) hits a 2-RBI triple in the fiflth inning against Central Lee Thursday in West Burlington. 13th ranked WBND topped Central Lee, 4-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Addy Kellen (9) sprints to third base in the fifth inning against Central Lee Thursday in West Burlington. 13th ranked WBND topped Central Lee, 4-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Addy Kellen (9) is congratulated by Coach Oleson after hitting a 2-RBI triple in the fifth inning against Central Lee Thursday in West Burlington. 13th ranked WBND topped Central Lee, 4-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Pitcher Lauren Summers (6) throws against Central Lee Thursday in West Burlington. 13th ranked WBND topped Central Lee, 4-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Logan Kelley (55) rounds the bases after hitting a solo homerun in the sixth inning against Central Lee Thursday in West Burlington. 13th ranked WBND topped Central Lee, 4-0.
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Central Lee Third Baseman Daly Brisby (16) tags WBND’s Maddy Stutsman (19) out at third Thursday in West Burlington. 13th ranked WBND topped Central Lee, 4-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame First Baseman Elise Oleson (13) secures the out against Central Lee Thursday in West Burlington. 13th ranked WBND topped Central Lee, 4-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Centerfielder Addy Kellen (9) throws the ball back to the infield Thursday in West Burlington. 13th ranked WBND topped Central Lee, 4-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame First Baseman Elise Oleson (13) catches a popup foul against Central Lee Thursday in West Burlington. 13th ranked WBND topped Central Lee, 4-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Second Baseman Lolo Krieger (17) catches a fly ball against Central Lee Thursday in West Burlington. 13th ranked WBND topped Central Lee, 4-0.
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Falcons top Comets, 4-1

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Bob Christy grooms the infield before the Cardinal – West Burlington baseball game Tuesday in West Burlington.
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West Burlington Pitcher Dreyton LaVeine (11) throws against Cardinal Tuesday in West Burlington. West Burlington downed Cardinal, 4-1.
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Cardinal Shortstop Blaine Bryant (22) shows the ball after tagging West Burlington’s Riley Ruther (28) out at second Tuesday in West Burlington. West Burlington downed Cardinal, 4-1.
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West Burlington Shortstop Gabe Zurita (24) fields a Cardinal ground ball Tuesday in West Burlington. West Burlington downed Cardinal, 4-1.
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West Burlington Centerfielder Kaleb Allen (3) catches a Cardinal fly ball Tuesday in West Burlington. West Burlington downed Cardinal, 4-1.
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West Burlington Shortstop Gabe Zurita (24) catches an infield fly against Cardinal Tuesday in West Burlington. West Burlington downed Cardinal, 4-1.
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West Burlington’s Zach Krantz (5) meets with Coach McKasson during a timeout Tuesday in West Burlington. West Burlington downed Cardinal, 4-1.
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West Burlington Left-fielder Zach Krantz (5) catches a deep fly ball against Cardinal Tuesday in West Burlington. West Burlington downed Cardinal, 4-1.
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West Burlington Teammates tip their hats to Cardinal after the game Tuesday in West Burlington. Hat tip replaces an after game handshake during the pandemic. West Burlington downed Cardinal, 4-1
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West Burlington High School Class of 2020

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West Burlington High School Graduating Class of 2020 is seated on the bleachers of the football field per CDC COVID-19 social distancing recommendations Saturday afternoon in West Burlington.
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West Burlington 2020 Graduation Ceremony

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West Burlington High School Commencement is on the football field Saturday afternoon, June 20th, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Families sit together inside circles painted on the field and graduates sit properly distanced on the bleachers.