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Would this tattoo prevent him from getting a Job?

Would this tattoo prevent him from getting a Job?

After a recent Sean Says email about whether getting a tattoo on your neck could hurt your chances of getting you a job, comes this story….and no he doesn’t need to worry about getting a job.  Well, maybe if he wants to work in the kitchen in the clink. 24-year-old convicted felon Michael Vines crashed…

WEEZER covers TOTO but not Africa

WEEZER covers TOTO but not Africa

There’s a cool new cover floating around online today of ‘Rosanna,’ the 1983 Record of the year Grammy winner for Toto by Weezer!  It’s a cool version of the song, but even cooler is the story behind the cover.  A fan has been trolling Weezer to cover Toto’s most well known song, ‘Africa,’ going as…

Is this the Mugshot of the Decade?

Is this the Mugshot of the Decade?

I guess you have to give it to this guy for his commitment. 30-year-old Michael Bello from Lancaster, Pennsylvania got drunk early on St. Patrick’s Day and said ‘you know what?  I can drive!’ But the cops caught him.  It wasn’t too hard either.  I mean, when you see someone leaning out their car window…

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Yvette Nicole Brown to serve as interim guest host of ‘Talking Dead’

Yvette Nicole Brown to serve as interim guest host of ‘Talking Dead’

Jordin Althaus/AMC(LOS ANGELES) — AMC has given the temporary hosting reins of Chris Hardwick’s AMC shows to actress, self-described geek, and popular Talking Dead panelist Yvette Nicole Brown. AMC annouced the news in a statement to Variety. “Yvette Nicole Brown will step in as an interim guest host of The Walking Dead Season 9 Preview Special on August 5 and Talking Dead when it returns following the…

Jamie Foxx in talks to join Michael B. Jordan in legal drama ‘Just Mercy’

Jamie Foxx in talks to join Michael B. Jordan in legal drama ‘Just Mercy’

ABC/Lou Rocco(LOS ANGELES) — Jamie Foxx could be teaming up with Michael B. Jordan for an upcoming courtroom drama. A source tells Variety, the Oscar winner is in negotiations to star alongside Jordan in the upcoming the Warner Bros. film Just Mercy.  The drama, based on the book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, chronicles…

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St. Rep. Demmer appointed to leadership post

St. Rep. Demmer appointed to leadership post

St. Rep. Tom Demmer has been named the number two person in the House Republican Caucus. Demmer is the new Deputy House Minority Leader. He’s from Dixon and represents the 90th District which includes the northern part of LaSalle County.

Tiff over TIFs simmering in LaSalle County

Tiff over TIFs simmering in LaSalle County

Some LaSalle County Board members think 44 tax increment financing districts in the county are too may or that some of the TIFs are being misused. In a TIF, the additional property taxes that are paid on a piece of land because of development are diverted into other uses. That bothers school districts that operate…

Ottawa museum needs volunteers

Ottawa museum needs volunteers

The Ottawa Historical and Scouting Heritage Museum could use more docents. Those are volunteers who staff the museum, telling visitors about the items on display, answering other questions, and handling gift store sales. Executive Director Mollie Perrot says if you like talking to people about people and things from long ago, being a docent might…

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Illinois Sports 7/15/18

Illinois Sports 7/15/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jon Lester won for the eighth time in nine starts, Jason Heyward drove in two runs and the Chicago Cubs swept the San Diego Padres with a 7-4 win. The Cubs jumped to a 5-0 lead after two innings against…

WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Edge win OGFA 13U championship

WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Edge win OGFA 13U championship

OGFA 13U Sons of the American Legion Edge 14, Ottawa Fire Fighters Inferno 8 OTTAWA – The Edge went in front with three runs in the first inning and never looked back, avenging last year’s runner-up finish by winning the OGFA 13U championship Saturday. Taryn Ruhland and Sara Duchon each tallied two hits and an…

Illinois Sports 7/12/18

Illinois Sports 7/12/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: CHICAGO (AP) — The Blackhawks have traded Marian Hossa and Vinnie Hinostroza in a blockbuster deal with the Arizona Coyotes, parting with a promising young forward in order to clear out a troublesome contract. The Blackhawks also sent defenseman Jordan Oesterle and a third-round…

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