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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 12,328 new cases of coronavirus across the state Monday with 11 additional deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department reported 18 positive cases

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HOLIDAY PATROLS

Illinois and Indiana State Police have announced that they both have increased their patrols during the holiday season as part of a crackdown on impaired and dangerous driving. Through Saturday

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KNOX COUNTY INDIANA ARREST

The Knox County Indiana Sheriffs Department reports that a Lawrence County Illinois man was picked up on an arrest warrant from Knox Circuit Court Tuesday. 47 year old James Pond from Lawrenceville

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LOCAL ARRESTS

More information has been released regarding the arrest of a Paris Illinois man here in Lawrence County early Monday. 20 year old Justin Brown was originally charged with Obstruction of

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ILLINOIS UNEMPLOYMENT

The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) reports that the state unemployment rate fell .03 percentage point to 5.7% in November. That is based on preliminary data provided by the U.S.

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