At Midwest state fairs no masks required, vaccines are free
Iowa State Fair Angela Hodges and Jordan Thomas of Des Moines ride the Skyscraper, one of two thrill rides at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, in Des Moines, Iowa. At the Iowa State Fair on Monday, three people got vaccinated in the first two hours. “I mostly agreed with her.”Jonila Shehu, 18, saw the Hy-Vee display was offering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and decided to get her shot. At the Indiana State Fair, which opened July 30, Indiana University Health is offering Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccinations daily. Nearly 78% of them were given the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.wftv.com
QB Justin Fields rallies Bears to 20-13 win over Dolphins
Dolphins Bears Football Chicago Bears tight end Jesse James (18) catches a touchdown pass against the Miami Dolphins during the second half of an NFL preseason football game in Chicago, Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021. (AP Photo/David Banks) (David Banks)CHICAGO — (AP) — Once rookie quarterback Justin Fields settled in the Chicago Bears saw the playmaking ability they dreamed about on draft day. Fields rallied Chicago back Saturday from a 13-0 deficit in his preseason debut by throwing for a touchdown and running for one in a 20-13 victory over the Miami Dolphins. Fields' TD pass came after he had scrambled 21 yards for a first-down conversion. The Bears host Buffalo on Aug. 21 as former Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky comes to Soldier Field.wftv.com
Stafford throws 3 TDs, Lions rally to beat Bears 34-30
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) throws for a touchdown against the Chicago Bears in the second half of an NFL football game in Chicago, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)CHICAGO – Darrell Bevell had a hard time processing everything from his first game as an NFL coach. They fired general manager Bob Quinn and coach Matt Patricia while elevating Bevell, their offensive coordinator, to interim coach. But the Lions turned things around down the stretch, sending the Bears (5-7) to their sixth straight loss. The Lions came out on top after losing four of five, and Stafford gave Bevell the game ball.