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Illinois school board group won’t support arming teachers

CHICAGO (AP) — A group representing Illinois school boards has again rejected a resolution supporting teachers and other school employees carrying guns in schools. The Illinois Association of School Boards voted against the measure Saturday during an annual convention. It’s the second

Go green and recycle your holiday lights this season

MENDOTA – OSF HealthCare Saint Paul and Saint Elizabeth Medical Center will be accepting non-working Christmas lights this year to reduce landfill waste. Eagle Recycling in Galva partnered to accept the lights which can be stripped down to raw materials and can be reused to make new

Ex-player sues Byron high school over football hazing

BYRON, Ill. (AP) — A former player is suing his northern Illinois high school, its football coaches, administrators and a former teammate over alleged hazing, including an incident in which he and other players were forced to run naked across a field. The former Byron High School player