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Overcoming Opioids- ER Pain Relief

(Chicago AP) Many patients are first introduced to powerful opioid painkillers in the emergency room. A new study released Tuesday tested over-the-counter pain relievers on people with broken bones and sprains. Researchers found acetaminophen plus ibuprofen worked as well as opioids at reducing

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New General Mills facility could employ 150

WILMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A Minnesota-based food company has opened an Illinois distribution center that could employ as many as 150 people. Gov. Bruce Rauner and area officials cut the ribbon on the 1.5 million-square-foot General Mills facility in Wilmington on Tuesday. General Mills produces

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Spring Valley Drug Arrests

The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team has taken more illegal drugs off the streets.  Agents conducted a search warrant Wednesday night at a residence at 32871 U.S. 6, room 112 in Spring Valley After an investigation into alleged illegal narcotic sales from the room.  24 year old

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Ottawa man falls to death near Newark

NEWARK – A 25 year-old Ottawa man has died after a fall at a business near Newark Tuesday afternoon. According to the Kendall County Sheriff’s office deputies were called to the 9000 block of Helmer Rd for a report of a man who had suffered injuries from a fall. Wayne R. Wackerlin of

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