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Pedestrian Killed along I-39 in Lee County

ROCHELLE – An Aurora man is dead after being struck by a vehicle along I-39 in rural Lee County.  The Illinois State Police say that just after midnight Monday a Mendota woman was traveling southbound in an SUV near mile marker 92 when she reportedly struck a man in the roadway.  She was

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Pet tortoise reunited with owner in DeKalb

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — A 17-year-old pet tortoise missing for several days has been united with its owner in DeKalb. The African sulcate tortoise named Henry went missing Tuesday. Owner Jerry Seablom says a friend accidentally left the gate to the backyard open. That’s where Henry lives in

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