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Dog Rescued From Frozen Earlville Pond

  EARLVILLE- A dog was rescued after finding himself in a pond Wednesday afternoon.   Hope Shannon had heard her dog Rizzo yelping, and discovered he had gotten himself trapped in a nearby pond.   The Earlville Fire Department was able to enter the water and rescue him in under 15 minutes.

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East Peoria teen gives back to hospital

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Ivan Tharp was back on familiar territory at Peoria’s OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois. But instead of arriving as a patient — which he’s been several times over the years — the East Peoria teen was there on official business, with a

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