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Archive for September 27th, 2014

Run/walk begins homecoming week activities at LPHS

Posted by wlpo on September 27, 2014

You’ll see runners in the streets of La Salle and Peru Sunday morning. Homecoming week at LP High School begins with the second annual LP Cavalier 5K Run/Walk.

The race begins at 8:30am Sunday below the clock tower at the high school and will end up inside of Howard Fellows Stadium. Check-in begins at 6:45am in the cafeteria.

Registration is $25 each, $50 for a family of at least three, and $15 for LP students.

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Traffic stop leads to drug arrest on I-80

Posted by wlpo on September 27, 2014

Not a lot gets by a police dog. State Police troopers say a police dog led them to arresting Mitchell Cole of Sheridan Friday night.

Police say Cole was in a car that was stopped on Interstate 80. The car was searched after a dog noticed drugs. Cole was arrested for unlawful possession of a controlled substance and was taken to the La Salle County Jail.

The person driving was given a written warning.

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Area congressmen wants air restrictions for Syria

Posted by wlpo on September 27, 2014

The fight against the Islamic State would be made easier with a no-fly zone over Syria, according to Congressman Adam Kinzinger. Your Republican Representative has been in Turkey and met Friday with members of the Free Syrian Army.

He says with the United States and others targeting ISIS, Bashar al- Assad can focus his resources on defeating the Free Syrian Army. He thinks a no-fly zone would level the playing field for the Free Syrian Army against both ISIS and Assad.

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