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Cops 4 Cancer cancel March 28th event

LASALLE – The Cops 4 Cancer fundraising event known as Boobapalooza has been cancelled due to the ongoing health crisis.  In a social media post they emphasize that they still are in need of donations, and hope to have the event rescheduled in the future.   To donate, they ask you visit

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Basketball courts in Mendota vandalized

MENDOTA – The two full sized basketball courts located at Strouss Park in Mendota have incurred some damage over the last few weeks.   The damage is not bad enough to prevent play, but the volunteers with the Optimist and the Lions Club say the cost to replace the broken tiles are diverting

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2020 census online starts Thursday

SPRINGFIELD – The first day to complete the 2020 Census online is Thursday. The Illinois Department of Human Services says the online questionnaire is the easiest way to get counted and can be accessed from a smart phone, tablet, computer and terminals at local libraries. The census is nine

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