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Gas prices up 50 cents since last week

  CHICAGO – With the national gas average at an all-time high of over $4, Americans may have reached a tipping point according to the American Automobile Association. New survey data from AAA finds if gas were to reach $5.00, which it has in the Western part of the country, three-quarters ...Read more

Wild geese test positive for avain flu

SPRINGFIELD – The USDA say the first confirmed Eurasian H5 Avian Influenza infection in a wild bird has been found in Illinois. Three Canada geese, located in Will County were submitted for sampling were confirmed by the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services at the National ...Read more