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Reinstated teacher will retire soon

Reinstated teacher will retire soon

Some people might wonder why teacher Tim Burgess wanted to return to Ottawa High School if the administration has treated him as badly as he says. After a five-year court battle, Burgess walked into OHS this school year a teacher again but without having settled all the issues from being fired. He’s not planning on…

Trident arrests alleged drug dealers in Streator and LaSalle Thursday.

Trident arrests alleged drug dealers in Streator and LaSalle Thursday.

Trident arrested three people in Streator Thursday night for allegedly dealing heroin. Twenty year old Bobby C. Richardson, Jr., 25-year old Shawna R. Stevenson, and 30-year old Godfrey C. Bennett are accused of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Police say the three had 26 jeweler bags containing heroin and a fully…

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Friday Sports Update

Friday Sports Update

Illinois is set to open the 2020 football season at number-14 Wisconsin.  The Illini upset the Badgers last season, 24-23. There will be no fans tonight at Camp Randall Stadium due to COVID-19. The Illini earned its first bowl bid since 2014 last year but is searching for its first winning season since a 7-6…

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The World Series is tied at a game apiece following the Tampa Bay Rays’ 6-4 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Brandon Lowe drove in three runs with a pair of homers while the Rays were building a 5-0 lead. Joey Wendle added a two-run double and three RBIs for Tampa Bay. Game Three is…

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Yesterday The L-P  co-op swim team lost to Bloomington Central Catholic 79-49 in their final regular-season meet at the Illinois Valley YMCA. Peyton Heagy won the 100-yard breaststroke and placed second in the 200 individual medley and the 100 butterfly. Addie Duttlinger earned a second-place finish in the 100 freestyle    The Dodgers pounded the…

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Homeless college student walks over 500 miles to raise money for homelessness

Homeless college student walks over 500 miles to raise money for homelessness

treese094/iStockBY: HALEY YAMADA AND ERIC NOLL, ABC NEWS(BOSTON) — One college sophomore went beyond just walking a mile in someone else’s shoes.Gordon Wayne walked more than 500 miles on foot to raise money for The National Alliance to End Homelessness, a cause that Wayne has been affected by personally.”Every time I want to quit I…

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Scoreboard roundup — 10/22/20

Scoreboard roundup — 10/22/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUEPhiladelphia 22, NY Giants 21MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERPortland 1, Seattle 1 (Tie)Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.

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Goldman Sachs subsidiary pleads guilty to role in $2.6 billion embezzlement in Malaysia

Goldman Sachs subsidiary pleads guilty to role in $2.6 billion embezzlement in Malaysia

DNY59/iStockBy AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A subsidiary of Goldman Sachs pleaded guilty on Thursday for its role in a scandal involving the embezzlement of billions of dollars from a Malaysian government investment fund known as 1MDB.The subsidiary pleaded guilty to violating anti-bribery provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, admitting it contributed to…

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The third and final 2020 Record Store Day event takes place Saturday

The third and final 2020 Record Store Day event takes place Saturday

Courtesy of Record Store DayJust a reminder that the third and final installment of the three-day 2020 Record Store Day celebration takes place this Saturday, October 24. As previously reported, organizers decided to spread out the event across three dates in three different months this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s events, which…