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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Sunday arrested 30 year old Chris McNew of Robinson on a charge of Deceptive Practice and for Failure to Appear in Court. She was released after posting

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AREA MAY UNEMPLOYMENT

Unemployment figures for May have been released for southeastern Illinois by the Illinois Department of Employment Security. Lawrence County had a jobless rate in May of 16.1%, down from 23.5% in

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department made two arrests Thursday.  28 year old Kurtis Harvey of Peoria was charged with Escape. No other arrest details were given in the report. Harvey was being

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