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Vehicles, time needed for Meals on Wheels

The Voluntary Action Center (VAC) is seeking vehicle donations in a new “Wheels for Meals” campaign, to highlight the need for reliable automobiles to transport meals on wheels to seniors in need. Each day there are 17 routes driven throughout La Salle County to the homes of senior citizens and disabled adults, with up to 30 stops each. There are...

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New Illinois law toughens requirements for ‘unreliable’ testimony from jailhouse informants

Illinois now has tougher requirements for allowing jailhouse informant testimony. An advocacy organization says the state has a notoriously poor record using them in prosecutions. Illinois lawmakers overrode Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of a law that creates new hoops prosecutors must jump through to use...

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Relay for Life will return to Streator City Park

The Times file Caption Cancer survivors make a lap around Streator City Park during the survivor walk as part of the 2017 American Cancer Society's La Salle County Relay for Life celebration. In 2019, the event will return Saturday, June 1, to Streator's City Park....

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