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  1. Help prisoners break the ban on Bay ViewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 3 | San Francisco Bay View

    ... I'm hoping you have a legal aid clinic that would sue these dirt farmers for their racist policy. When I was in Pontiac Correctional Center, which is in Central Illinois, four hours from here, my neighbor, Lamount, in Pontiac turned me on to your ...

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  2. Police 12-1-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | The Times

    ... in The Times, contact us at 815-431-4050, 815-431-4082 or [email protected] . Nicholas A. Hackney, 20, Pontiac, was arrested at 12:11 a.m. Tuesday in the 1000 block of East Main Street on a McLean County warrant for driving without a valid ...

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  3. CLUB - Wide Awake Timberline 4-HRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | The Times

    ... and Ellen Wrap won the Alumni Award. Fair dates for 2017 are set for Wednesday, July 19, to Saturday, July 22, in Pontiac. Children interested in joining 4-H can attend the next meeting at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at the Long Point Legion Hall. ...

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  4. Daryl HildenbrandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Bureau County Republican

    Daryl Martin Hildenbrand, 91, of Pontiac, formerly of Princeton, died at 3:40 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, at Tjardes Health Care Center at Evenglow lodge. Daryl was born on July 21, 1925, in Clay Center, Kan., a son of Ernest and Olga Hildenbrand.

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  5. 2 arrested for heroin near DwightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | The Times

    Police arrested two people after finding heroin in their vehicle during a traffic stop on Interstate 55 near Dwight on Wednesday. According to Livingston County sheriff's police, officers and the K-9 Unit from Dwight, the Livingston County Pro-Active Unit and Pontiac police found 96 baggies of heroin weighing 36.6 grams.

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  6. Unique Northwestern program helps lawyer fighting to keep ability to speakRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Post-Bulletin

    Bob Caughey, who has been diagnosed with primary progressive aphasia which makes speaking very difficult, works to give commands to his border collie Cookie in order for her to move a flock of his sheep to another pasture Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 at his home in Pontiac, Ill. Bob Caughey, who has been diagnosed with primary progressive aphasia which makes speaking very difficult, works to give commands to his border collie Cookie in order for her to move a flock of his sheep to another pasture Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 at his home in Pontiac, Ill.

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  7. Mechanical EngineerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Trailer/Body Builders

    Anthony Liftgates, Inc is looking for an experienced individual to join their team as a Mechanical Engineer for the development and enhancement of the liftgate product line in their home office of Pontiac, Illinois.

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  8. Leemhuis 50th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | The Times

    ... the late Rev. Theodore & Eleanore (Selmeyer) Leemhuis of Cornell and the late Gilbert & Grace (Monroe) Lauritzen of Pontiac, and the late Edna (Larsen) Lauritzen of Morris. Eldon retired after 38 years with Pantrol, Inc. in Ottawa. Nancy retired ...

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  9. CLUB - County AuxiliaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | The Times

    ... sang the national anthem and the Preamble to the Constitution of the American Legion. Secretary Debbie McKinney, of Pontiac, presented the minutes and Marsha Haage, of Kempton, gave the treasurer's report. The club played games and collected $12.50 ...

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  10. Route 66: A song for the next generation of road-trippersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | The Item

    For the 70th anniversary of Bobby Troup's song, which was first recorded by Nat King Cole in 1946, we replaced the original cities with destinations that better capture the spirit of the Mother Road. Here are the new 10 and why they make the charts: PONTIAC, ILL.: This time-capsule town feels like an alfresco gallery with more than 20 murals, including the world's largest painted Route 66 shield, and 15 miniature art cars.

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  11. Benefit will assist cancer patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | The Times

    A benefit for Darrin "Tuck" Tucker will be Saturday, Oct. 22, at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 886, 531 Lincoln St., Pontiac. Music by a DJ, displays, raffles and silent auction bidding will start at 2 p.m., with a pork chop dinner served from 5 to 6:30 p.m., followed by an auction and live band.

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  12. Illinois American Water awards fire department grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | The Times

    ... r presented grants to the following local fire departments: Morris, Dana, Grand Ridge, Leonore, Long Point, Reading, Pontiac and Streator.

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  13. Police 10-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | The Times

    ... for failing to appear in court on a charge of driving while license suspended. He was taken to the county jail in Pontiac. Roberta R. Taylor, 19, Streator, was cited at 5:15 p.m. Oct. 2 at Wal-Mart on a shoplifting complaint. She was given a court ...

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  14. THEATER: 'Murder's in the Heir' to be staged by Vermillion PlayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | The Times

    ... This unique play format is part of the dinner theater show at the Eagle Performing Arts and Conference Center in Pontiac (catered by Bernardi's II), which will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Oct. 21 and 22 and 28 and 29, with Sunday ...

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  15. BENEFITS: Benefit will assist throat cancer patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | The Times

    ... medical costs and care for his daughter, Willow. A benefit account has been set up at the State Bank of Graymont's Pontiac branch, 1100 W. Howard St. Mark donations "For the benefit of Darrin Tucker." For more information, call Robin Tucker at ...

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  16. IndustryPro Advises ATR on Acquisition of Salt Lake City Electronics RecyclerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Freshnews

    ... ATR is a full service ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, and R2 Certified electronic recycling company headquartered in Pontiac, Illinois. It is ranked #7 in the world for most R2 certified locations, with facilities in Pontiac Illinois (Corporate ...

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  17. Hermann 50th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | The Times

    ... Illinois Department of Transportation (Ottawa) and the City of Streator. Shirley worked as a secretary/bookkeeper in Pontiac before becoming a proud stay at home mother.

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  18. Sherry BlackburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Sherry was born April 26, 1949, in Morris, the daughter of Ralph and Edith Weber. She married Paul R. Blackburn on Feb. 9,1966, in Pontiac.

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  19. 2 arrested for heroin near DwightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Police arrested two people after finding heroin in their vehicle during a traffic stop on Interstate 55 near Dwight on Wednesday. According to Livingston County sheriff's police, officers and the K-9 Unit from Dwight, the Livingston County Pro-Active Unit and Pontiac police found 96 baggies of heroin weighing 36.6 grams.

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  20. Keen wins medalist, 6 more locals advanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | The Times

    Woodland's Shelby Keen chips onto the green Wednesday afternoon during her medalist-winning round at the Pontiac Class 1A Regional held at the Pontiac Elks. Marquette's Lizzy Kummer eyes her putt as it approaches the hole on No.

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