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BBB: Social Security Scams Warning

ILLINOIS – The local regional office of the Better Business Bureau is warning area residents of a growing scam aimed at compromising the Social Security numbers of individuals. Dennis Horton, director of the BBB office says, “In the past few days we have seen a dramatic increase in the

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New Illinois ride-share law takes effect

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois legislation designed to ensure ride-share drivers undergo adequate background checks is now law. A statement from Illinois Senate Democrats says it took effect Tuesday. It requires that those applying to be ride-share drivers provide their full name and social

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Plainfield Man Missing Since Monday

  PLAINFIELD – The Will County Sheriff’s Office was notified yesterday Monday 67-year-old Charles W. Sharp Jr of Plainfield was missing. As reported by his wife, he left his home, without his cell phone, driving a light blue Honda CRV with Illinois plates TL1630. Mr. Sharp’s wife

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