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Hemp Cultivation on 2018 Federal Farm Bill

SPRINGFIELD – The Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to pass the new Farm Bill, voting 87-13. According to LaSalle County Farm Bureau President David Isermann, while the bill is yet to be ratified, a compromise from the Senate and the House Agriculture Committees added the legalization of

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Cape-wearing lawyer pleads guilty to theft

CHICAGO (AP) — A former personal injury lawyer in Chicago who created a cape-wearing character to drum up business has pleaded guilty to keeping secret from clients’ settlements he’d reached and keeping the settlement money for himself. 64-year-old Jordan Margolis pleaded guilty

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Land for Roundabout to be Annexed Soon

PERU – The city of Peru will make a motion at the end of the month to annex land for a roundabout road project. In a city council meeting on Monday, an agenda item was placed for the city’s next council meeting to make a motion to zone and annex 13 acres along Peoria Street and Plank

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