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Cyclist Killed In Ottawa

Posted by wlpo on October 8, 2011

Downtown Ottawa is bustling on a Friday night so you can imagine the scene when a bicyclist was hit and killed.

Ottawa Police and the La Salle County Coroner’s Office say an elderly man was killed around 5:30 Friday night after being hit by a driver at the intersection of La Salle and Superior Streets.

Officials aren’t releasing any other details yet including the name of the victim.

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Paw Paw Coolest Spot In State

Posted by wlpo on October 8, 2011

It started scorching hot but ended up being pretty cool, overall.

That’s what climatologists are saying about September. A climatologist with the Illinois State Water Survey, Jim Angel,
says the statewide average temperature for the month was 63.2 degrees – or about 3 degrees below average. He says that makes this year’s September the 13th coolest in Illinois on record.

On September 15, Paw Paw recorded the coldest temperature for September – 32 degrees.

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