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Want a bad pothole fixed?  Decorate it for the Holidays!

Want a bad pothole fixed? Decorate it for the Holidays!

This is an ingenious (albeit dangerous) way of getting a pothole fixed!  A massive pothole started turning into a a dangerous sinkhole in the middle of a neighborhood street in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Residents complained to the city to fix it, but nothing was being done.  So one woman took it into her own hands and put…

ROOTS with ROB:  The White Album as a single LP

ROOTS with ROB: The White Album as a single LP

Today on Roots with Rob, sponsored by Farmers Insurance, the Robert Hasty Agency, we discussed the 50th Anniversary box set of the Beatles, often referred to as ‘The White Album.’  The new box set is a great Christmas gift for the Beatles fanatic on your Christmas List.  Not only has Giles Martin, son of legendary…

Say Hello to the ‘Sidewalk Urinal!’

Say Hello to the ‘Sidewalk Urinal!’

Now in Paris, men can just whip it out and go in public!  Apparently, there’s a big problem in Paris of men just going on the side of buildings, so now they’re encouraging men to use these Sidwalk Urinals instead, and putting them out in the open in some fairly popular places!  One is close…

The Creepiest Thing You’ll See Online Today… Raw Chicken Teddy!

The Creepiest Thing You’ll See Online Today… Raw Chicken Teddy!

I have no clue what would possess you to come up with this idea….voodoo?  I mean, she is from Louisiana. A woman named Maggie in Metairie, Louisiana, is selling teddy bears made out of RAW CHICKEN on Facebook. She literally stitches together raw chicken parts in the shape of a teddy bear . . .…

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‘Gilmore Girls’ fans can now enjoy a holiday lunch in Lorelai and Rory’s house

‘Gilmore Girls’ fans can now enjoy a holiday lunch in Lorelai and Rory’s house

Saeed Adyani/Netflix(BURBANK, CA) — It’s the ultimate Christmas gift for Gilmore Girls fans.This holiday season, visitors at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, California can check out the Stars Hollow home where Lorelai and Rory Gilmore lived in the beloved series. While there, you’ll be able to dine on a holiday-themed lunch and check out some…

‘Black Panther,’ ‘Roseanne’ among top trending U.S. Google searches of 2018

‘Black Panther,’ ‘Roseanne’ among top trending U.S. Google searches of 2018

Marvel Studios/Disney(NEW YORK) — Black Panther and Roseanne were among the top trending U.S. Google searches in entertainment this year.   Black Panther was the top trending movie search, followed by Incredibles 2, Deadpool 2, Avengers: Infinity War and A Quiet Place. Roseanne was the top trending TV search of 2018, which isn’t surprising, given the…

Ellen DeGeneres says she’s considering ending her talk show

Ellen DeGeneres says she’s considering ending her talk show

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — Ellen DeGeneres has revealed that she’s considering ending her popular daytime talk show. In a new profile for The New York Times published Wednesday, the comedian says she goes back and forth on whether to leave the show after her contract ends. She recently extended her contract until the summer of…

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Yednock responds to Long lawsuit

Yednock responds to Long lawsuit

The incoming 76th District State Representative wants a defamation lawsuit by the outgoing state rep. tossed. A court filing earlier this month from Lance Yednock also wants Jerry Long to pay his legal fees. Long, through his attorney Julie Ajster, sued Yednock and his campaign for running a false television ad that he claims incorrectly…

Fox River levee project out to bid

Fox River levee project out to bid

The Ottawa High School Board is sending the Fox River Levee improvement project out to bid. The board voted on it Monday. Supt. Mike Cushing says a Federal Emergency Management Agency Grant worth $1.1-million will pay for some of it. Bids are due at the end of January. Cushing says the board could approve one…

Streator murder suspect won’t stand trial Thursday as planned

Streator murder suspect won’t stand trial Thursday as planned

21-year-old Ashanti Roberts, of Chicago, won’t go to trial for the death of 33-year-old Maria De La Torre, of Streator, Thursday after all. Roberts was set to have a trial-by-judge in front of Judge H. Chris Ryan. She hired Chicago attorney Zaid Abdallah who will need time to prepare ahead of a new hearing set…

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TUESDAY ROUNDUP: Ottawa, Serena girls claim road victories

TUESDAY ROUNDUP: Ottawa, Serena girls claim road victories

GIRLS BASKETBALL Ottawa 43, Rochelle 23 ROCHELLE – Angelique Cowan and Sloan Gayan each scored 14 points for the Lady Pirates (8-2, 2-1), who won for the fourth consecutive game. Serena 51, Oregon 44 OREGON – Maddie Holdiman poured in 20 points and Katie Baker added 15 points for the Lady Huskers (5-6). BOYS BASKETBALL…

Illinois Sports 12/11/18

Illinois Sports 12/11/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon is studying the book “Managing Millennials for Dummies.” Maddon turns 65 just before spring training and is heading into the final season of his contract. He led the Cubs to the 2016 World Series title,…

MONDAY ROUNDUP: Big second half keeps Marquette undefeated

MONDAY ROUNDUP: Big second half keeps Marquette undefeated

BOYS BASKETBALL Marquette 70, Fieldcrest 59 SPRING VALLEY – At the Colmone Classic, Marquette outscored Fieldcrest 41-22 after halftime and limited the Knights to 6 of 33 (18 percent) shooting after the intermission. Chase Thumm matched his career-high with 24 points and grabbed 16 rebounds for the Crusaders (7-0). Jack Snook added 17 points and…

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