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Blood drive in Streator on Thursday

  STREATOR – While the demand for blood remains constant year-round, currently, the need for donors is especially high. Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC) will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m until 3 p.m., Thursday, April 29, in lower level/basement, Conference Room –

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County unemployment rates remain high

  SPRINGFIELD – County unemployment rates remained steady in March according to the Illinois Department of Employment Security. LaSalle County remains the highest in unemployment locally at 7.3% but remains low from 8.5% at the start of the year. Putnam and Bureau County are averaging

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