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Rezin files legislation combating vaping epidemic

SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Sue Rezin is helping to combat youth vaping. In light of the recent health issues related to electronic cigarettes, Senator Rezin filed legislation aimed at reducing underage individuals’ access to vapor products. The bill prohibits the sale of tobacco

Yednock gives update on Marilla Park project

STREATOR – State Representative Lance Yednock is working towards making the Marilla Park Pond trench-out a reality. The representative for the 76th District says he agreed to help Streator out before he went into office and although he’s been busy since then, he’s wrangled up

Illinois man trapped in tree overnight after dog attack

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois authorities say a man was seriously injured when he spent a night trapped in a tree he’d scaled to escape an attacking dog. The Belleville Fire Department says a woman heard the 38-year-old man calling for help Wednesday morning and found him