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Congressman to speak at Sheridan church

Posted by wlpo on November 5, 2011

As Veteran’s Day approaches, churches will be remembering veterans in their services.  The Fox River Lutheran Church in Sheridan will have a veteran and congressman for their service tomorrow.

Republican Adam Kinzinger will speak to church members at 2:30pm Sunday.

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Illinois GOP holding presidential straw poll

Posted by wlpo on November 5, 2011

PALATINE, Ill. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk and Illinois Republican Party chairman Pat Brady are touring the Chicago suburbs as the GOP’s statewide straw poll nears its end.

Kirk and Brady plan to visit presidential straw poll voting sites in cities like Palatine, Arlington Heights, Libertyville, Lemont and Downers Grove. They’ll end Saturday night in downtown Chicago where the party will announce the official results.

Any Illinois voter can cast a ballot in the GOP straw poll with a $5 contribution to the Illinois Republican Party.

Online voting started Oct. 29. In-person voting is happening at locations statewide on Saturday. Voters will choose the GOP presidential candidate they would support in the election next November.

The Illinois primary is March 20.

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Ottawa accused of having cocaine

Posted by wlpo on November 5, 2011

What started out as a narcotics investigation, ended up with an arrest for man from Ottawa.     Scott Eisert of was arrested Friday when police say they found cocaine at his home.   He was sent to the LaSalle County Jail for a bond hearing.

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