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Amy Coney Barrett is high court pick

By MICHAEL TARM Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — President Donald Trump announced the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett, a 48-year-old who would be among the youngest justices to assume a high-court seat and hence potentially one of the longest-serving. Her selection is as sure to energize the ...Read more

Combine fire quickly extinguished in Bureau County

CHERRY – A combine fire in a soybean field was quickly extinguished Friday.   The Cherry Fire Department along with the Arlington Fire Department were called to a field north east of Cherry around 4:30 PM.     Both departments acted quickly to prevent the spread of the fire to the rest ...Read more