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OSF HealthCare: “Seasonal flu is more concerning than Coronavirus

  PEORIA – The World Health Organization declared the new coronavirus a global health emergency, however local health leaders say the seasonal flu is far more concerning. According to OSF HealthCare, in Illinois and throughout the country辽宁体彩网, health facilities are mostly treating an

Man convicted for second time in death of 3-year-old boy

    WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man has been convicted a second time in the 2011 beating death of a 3-year-old boy. Thomas Albea’s first conviction in 2015 for the murder of X’Zavion Charleston was reversed in 2017 and remanded back to the Lake County Circuit

Local gas prices drop by over a dime, all averaging similarly

  CHICAGO – Local gas prices dropped by over a dime after a year-end spike during the holidays. According to the American Automobile Association, increased total domestic stocks of gasoline have helped to ease pump prices. LaSalle, Bureau and Putnam all share the same gas price of

Local unemployment rates spike

  CHICAGO – Local unemployment rates increased by 1% or more as 2019 came to a close. According to the Illinois Department of Employment and Security, during December, LaSalle County’s unemployment rate increased by a percentage, now at 5.3%. Bureau County falls right under