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Illinois Director of Veterans Affairs steps down

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Director of Veterans Affairs is stepping down. Governor J.B. Pritzker announced the news on Monday that Linda Chapa LaVia will no longer serve as Director. LaVia says it has been an honor and privilege to serve veterans. Major General Peter Nezamis will serve as ...Read more

Man involved in Streator shooting identified

PONTIAC – A man involved in an incident that occurred on Streator’s southside has been identified. 26-year-old Rene Dominic Lipumano Ramos is deceased as a result of a shooting near the area of 14th Street and Park at 2 p.m. on Friday. According to The Livingston County ...Read more