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Champaign barbershop targeted by protesters closes

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois barbershop that became the target of protests by racial justice activists has closed. The News-Gazette in Champaign reports Michael Long, the owner of Rogue Barber Co. in Champaign, announced in a now-deleted Facebook posting that the business was a ...Read more

Manhunt continues for fugitive in Lee County

DIXON – A man suspected of crashing his car into a Lee County Sheriff’s Deputy vehicle and fleeing on foot has not been captured.   The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is on the lookout for 34-year-old Donald E. Powell who was last seen around Dixon.  Sheriff John Simonton stated they ...Read more