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ILLINOIS RAIL SAFETY WEEK

This is Illinois Rail Safety Week across the state. Lawrence County and other residents are reminded to be aware of the dangers associated with highway-rail grade crossing sites. During 2019, 104

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LOCAL ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police Friday arrested 27 year old Jennifer Jones of Lawrenceville for Failure to Appear in Court. She was released from the Lawrence County Jail on $750 bond. Sumner Police Saturday

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WHITE COUNTY SHOOTING

Authorities in White County are continuing to look into a shooting incident near the town of Maunie over the weekend. Reports from the Sheriff’s Department indicate that initially the

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AUGUST UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS

The Illinois Department of Employment Security reported Thursday that the state unemployment rate fell 1/2 of a percentage point to 11% in August based on preliminary data from the U.S. Bureau of

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