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  1. Trump's Election Was a Win in the Fight to Keep Gitmo Openby Ben...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | National Review Online

    ... face of intense opposition from the local community. A similar effort to transfer detainees to a prison facility in Thomson, Illinois was also stymied when then-attorney general Eric Holder, again facing widespread objections from those with ...

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  2. Chris Christie vetoed a bill that would have put limits on solitary...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... in fact, uses this practice more readily than most states in the country. A cell is seen during a media tour of the Thomson Correctional Center Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009 in Thomson, Ill. Rather than employing restricted housing "primarily" for medical ...

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  3. Margaret A. HartmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    CHADWICK – Margaret Anna Hartman, 93, of Chadwick, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, at Good Samaritan Society – Mount Carroll. Margaret will be dearly missed by a daughter, Jan Marie Appel of Thomson; two sons, Roger G. Hartman and Thomas R. Hartman, both of Rock Falls; eight grandchildren, Michael Berschinski, Beth Wilkinson, Nadine Appel, Kay Appel, Sheila Alexander, Chad Hartman, Nathan Hartman, and Emily Miller; 16 great-grandchildren; a sister, Mildred Kaul of Sterling; and many nieces and nephews.

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  4. Christian Audio Adventure Tops NPR, Garrison Keillor at Voice Arts AwardsRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | Christian Newswire

    THOMSON, Ill., Nov. 30, 2016 / Christian Newswire / -- A star-filled Christian audio adventure that is putting God back into history beat both NPR and Garrison Keillor at the recent 2016 Voice Arts Awards, which are the audio industry's equivalent to the Academy Awards and honor the best productions and talent in the audio industry. Heirloom Audio Productions' The Dragon And The Raven won three Voice Arts Awards Nov. 13 in Burbank, Calif.: Outstanding Production, Audio Engineering, and Outstanding Spoken Word and Storytelling, and in the latter category edged NPR Kitchen Moments and The Road Home , voiced by Keillor.

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  5. NIU Theatre presents Fall 2016 Dance ConcertRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2016 | De Kalb Midweek

    ... choreographed by Dermot Burke, is restaged by Grund and is the fourth dance piece. Performed by SoTD students Libby Thomson and Stephen Blood, the two NIU seniors tell the love story of two statues that are suddenly able to move and explore the ...

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  6. One dead after crash in rural Thomson, Ill.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The Carroll County Sheriff's office is reporting one person dead after a crash involving a semi-truck and a passenger vehicle in rural Thomson. At approximately 5:21 am on Wednesday, Nov. 9, the Carroll County Sheriff's Office received a call reporting an accident on Argo Fay Rt, about a half mile east of Rt.

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  7. Driver dies in two-vehicle crash near ThomsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    THOMSON – A person is dead after a two-vehicle accident this morning on Argo Fay Route east of state Route 84, according to a news release from the Carroll County Sheriff's Department. The department got a cellphone call at 5:21 a.m. reporting the driver of an eastbound grain semitractor-trailer was waiting for oncoming traffic to clear on Argo Fay Route so he could turn left into a farm driveway, when a car crashed into the semitractor-trailer from behind.

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  8. Clinton, Iowa man dies in Thomson-area crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    THOMSON – The man killed this morning when his car crashed into a semitractor-trailer hauling grain on Argo Fay Route east of state Route 84 was identified this afternoon as 31-year-old Jacob Goebel of Clinton, Iowa.

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  9. Christian Audio Dramas Join Disney & Pixar at 2016 Voice Arts AwardsRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2016 | Christian Newswire

    THOMSON, Ill., Nov. 2, 2016 / Christian Newswire / -- A pair of star-filled audio dramas that are putting God back into history for kids of all ages have been nominated for 10 Voice Arts Awards including two nominations for Outstanding Production. Beric the Briton and The Dragon and The Raven both produced by Heirloom Audio and based on real events in history were given the nod for the awards, which are similar to the Academy Awards and honor the best productions and talent in the audio industry.

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  10. Florida man identified as victim in fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    THOMSON – A Bowling Green, Florida, man has been identified as the victim in a fatal, two-vehicle crash Thursday north of Thomson. The Carroll County Sheriff's Department said in a news release that it responded at 2:55 p.m. to a report of an accident on state Route 84 near Four Mile Road.

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  11. One killed in Hwy. 84 crash near Thomson, Ill.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Authorities are releasing information about a deadly accident north of Thomson, Illinois. It happened Thurs.

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  12. One person dies in two-vehicle crash near ThomsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    THOMSON – One person is dead after a two-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon north of Thomson, according to a news release from the Carroll County Sheriff's Department. The department responded about 2:55 p.m. to a report of an accident on state Route 84 near Four Mile Road, in which one person was ejected from a vehicle.

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  13. The Candidates Views On Guantanamo BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... on the AM dial in Atlanta. With one of the largest, most veteran local news staffs in the country, WAOK [...] THOMSON, IL - NOVEMBER 15: A guard tower and prison yard remains empty at the Thomson Correctional Center on November 15, 2009 in Thomson, ...

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  14. Tear gas from federal prison disrupts student field tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Newsday

    ... to an active subscriber account. To verify your subscription information, click the Connect Account button. THOMSON, Ill. - (AP) -- Tear gas drifting from a northern Illinois prison disrupted a middle school field trip to a farm, causing symptoms in ...

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  15. Doris J. GreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    THOMSON – Doris J. Green, 86, of Thomson, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, at her home. She farmed with her husband for more than 50 years near Thomson.

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  16. Preschoolers welcome to festRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    THOMSON – Pumpkin--pa-looza will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Oct. 17 at Thomson Public Library, 1005 W. Main St. Presented by the University of Illinois Extension, the event is an interactive workshop open to preschoolers and their parents or grandparents.

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  17. a Sessions focus on aging brainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    THOMSON – University of Illinois Extension will offer an interactive, three-part series designed to better understand our brains as we mature. Sessions are from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Oct. 20, Oct. 27, and Nov. 3 at the Thomson Public Library, 1005 W. Main St. Session 1 – Hold That Thought: A look at everyday forgetfulness; session 2 – FIT WITS: Fostering Improved Thinking While Incorporating Training Strategies; and session 3 – Head Strong: Exercise strategies to enhance memory and thinking.

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  18. Corps of Engineers reopens QCA recreation areas after floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... area. That includes recreation areas managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project. The Thomson Causeway recreation area in Thomson, Ill., has partially reopened but the Hickory Point Loop within the campground was still ...

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  19. Tear gas from Thomson prison sends students to hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    MOUNT CARROLL – A group of junior high school students on a field trip Thursday were accidentally exposed to tear gas from a training exercise at the Thomson prison. Emergency personnel were called about 2:41 p.m. to West Carroll Middle School at 633 S. East St. in Mount Carroll, after the students complained of eye, nose, and throat irritation.

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  20. Three apply for Whiteside circuit court judgeshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    ... in the firm Coplan & Buckwalter, in Morrison. Among other things, she represents the Carroll County village of Thomson; she also represented one of two boys who set a fire that destroyed downtown Prophetstown in July 2013. In addition to taking ...

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