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  1. Brickbat: Flipping the BirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... One of the eagles has recovered and been released into the wild. The other is still recovering. Meanwhile, La Salle County, Illinois, prosecutor Brian Towne charged Patterson with interfering with wildlife for his efforts. Patterson's first trial ...

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  2. Rescued eagle returned to the wild; rescuer faces retrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Chicago Sun-Times

    An 18-month-old bald eagle was released into the wild near Rock Island on New Year's Day while the man credited with rescuing it waits for a new trial on charges of tampering with wildlife. Wildlife photographer Steve Patterson will be retried Feb. 23 in La Salle County.

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  3. Three contractors dead, two hospitalized in workover rig fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | MySanAntonio.com

    Three contractors injured in a workover rig accident in La Salle County on Oct. 24 have died and two others remain hospitalized at San Antonio Military Medical Center. All of the contractors suffered serious burns in a fire in a remote area of La Salle County, one of the busiest areas in the Eagle Ford Shale oil field.

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  4. He Faces Jail for Rescuing Baby EaglesBy Michael DalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | The Daily Beast

    But the judge in La Salle County, Illinois, ruled that the only legal issue was whether Steve Patterson of Oglisby had violated a state law that prohibited him from taking bald eagles, even if it was only to prevent two injured and helpless eaglets from falling victim to predators. Never mind that Patterson had simply been acting out of the very love for wildlife that had led him to take up nature photography in the first place.

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  5. Illinois man gets 4 years for theft from dead manRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A Ladd man has been sentenced to four years in prison after stealing sterling silverware and checks from a man who lay dead in his house for at least a month. Brandon Holt, 32, was sentenced Thursday in La Salle County court after entering a blind plea in August to four counts of forgery and one count of theft, the News-Tribune reported .

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  6. Illinois man gets 4 years for theft from dead manRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    A Ladd man has been sentenced to four years in prison after stealing sterling silverware and checks from a man who lay dead in his house for at least a month. Brandon Holt, 32, was sentenced Thursday in La Salle County court after entering a blind plea in August to four counts of forgery and one count of theft, the News-Tribune reported .

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  7. West Nile this Year claims First Human VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | I4U Future Technology News

    The only case of West Nile virus afflicted a man above 60 years of age as reported by the La Salle County Health Department. The elderly gentleman fell ill sometime last month.

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  8. in Re: E.F. (The People of the State of IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | FindLaw

    A 1 The State filed both a petition seeking to involuntarily commit respondent, E.F., to a treatment facility for inpatient mental health treatment and a petition for the administration of psychotropic medication. In a single order, the circuit court of La Salle County granted both petitions.

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  9. Bakken Update: Carrizo Continues To Outpace In The Eagle Ford And Ready To Sell In The NiobraraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... is Irvin Ranch. Carrizo has planned to drill two northern and two southern laterals. Carrizo added 5,500 net La Salle County acres since the beginning of the year. It had accumulated 4,000 net acres last quarter, but in Q1 saw this increase by 1500 ...

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  10. Atop a vast field of wealth in South Texas, some barely scrape byRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... is an expanding gas-processing plant that lies in the heart of the Eagle Ford Shale, a giant field that in La Salle County alone produces more than $15 million worth of oil a day, or about one of every 55 barrels produced in the U.S. This rural ...

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  11. No Longer Cheaper Than DirtRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | Barking Moonbat Early Warning System

    ... more valuable. As a result, nearly a dozen companies set up shop to mine for sand among the farmlands in La Salle County, Ill., Tunnel City, Wisc., and places in Minnesota and wherever the sand is found. Railroad operators are carrying boxcars ...

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  12. Sand Rush Midwest dig is on for rare mineral vital for frackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Fox News

    ... more valuable. As a result, nearly a dozen companies set up shop to mine for sand among the farmlands in La Salle County, Ill., Tunnel City, Wisc., and places in Minnesota and wherever the sand is found. Neighbors had mixed reactions. For those ...

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  13. Funds for roads less than neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | The Countywide

    ... tolerance permits, oil and gas production taxes, well completion, volume of oil and gas waste injected. La Salle County sued TxDOT in May claiming that many counties who are slated to receive funding, did not follow the rules or complete the ...

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