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Mailboxes demolished after Mendota crash

MENDOTA – Two mailboxes in downtown Mendota were demolished after a crash Saturday night. The Mendota Police Department say around 10:20 PM both boxes located on Veterans Parkway adjacent to the park were struck by a motor vehicle. It may take a couple of days to replace both boxes, and the

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Gas prices up 50 cents since last week

  CHICAGO – With the national gas average at an all-time high of over $4, Americans may have reached a tipping point according to the American Automobile Association. New survey data from AAA finds if gas were to reach $5.00, which it has in the Western part of the country, three-quarters

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Wild geese test positive for avain flu

SPRINGFIELD – The USDA say the first confirmed Eurasian H5 Avian Influenza infection in a wild bird has been found in Illinois. Three Canada geese, located in Will County were submitted for sampling were confirmed by the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services at the National

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