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Chicago teachers to strike amid no contract deal

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago teachers are set to go on strike after failing to reach a contract deal with the nation’s third-largest school district. Both sides have been negotiating for months over issues including pay and benefits, class size and teacher preparation time. The Chicago Teachers ...Read more

Mendota Man Facing Cocaine; Firearm Charges

MENDOTA – A man arrested for alleged drug sales in Mendota faces more charges following a search of his home last Friday. According to the Tri County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team and the Mendota Police Department, they executed a search warrant for 38-year-old Matthew D. McPheeters ...Read more