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BI STATE AUTHORITY

The MidAmerican Air Center has now reopened to air traffic. Airport manager Kurt Schwartz updated the Bi State Authority which governs the airport Tuesday night on the situation. Schwartz told WAKO

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department (LCSD) made two arrests Tuesday. Taken into custody were Johnny Vantlin the III of Bridgeport for Probation Violation and Jamison Ramseur of Lawrenceville on

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UNIT #20 SPECIAL SESSION

The Lawrence Unit #20 Board of Education met in a special session Monday evening at Lawrenceville High School (LHS) and dealt with some personnel matters. They accepted the resignation of Parker

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USDA DISASTER DECLARATION

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsak has issued four separate disaster declarations for the state of Illinois due to tornadoes and drought that occurred during the

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARRESTS

Two men were arrested by Lawrenceville Police Monday. Taken into custody were 39 year old Christopher Gay and 32 year old Tyler Shoulders both of Lawrenceville. Both have been charged with Domestic

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UNIT 20 SPECIAL SESSION

The Lawrence County Unit 20 Board of Education is scheduled to meet in special session. Unit 20 officials informed WAKO News that the board will get together at 6 p.m. CT Monday July 10th at

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police handled a two vehicle accident late last week at the Caseys Convienience Store located at 501 State Street. At around 11:20 p.m. Friday, a 2006 Jeep Liberty being driven by Ian

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