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Weger Parole Hearing Thursday

SPRINGFIELD – The longest serving inmate in the state is up for a parole hearing today at 9 AM. Chester Weger was convicted in 1960 in the deaths of one of three women found dead at Starved Rock State Park, one of the areas most notorious crimes. Weger has maintained his innocence. Last

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Pot Sales Debated in Ottawa

OTTAWA – Members of the community gathered at Ottawa’s City Council meeting to discuss their opinion on selling cannabis in the city. The council has not yet voted to allow the sale of cannabis within city limits and residents spoke to the council about their concerns on the effect

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