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Leigh joins the Cantlin Law Office of Ottawa

Posted by wlpo on January 30, 2015

It’s the end of an era for an Ottawa law firm according to one of its members. Attorney Keith Leigh of Pool, Leigh and Kopko and Jim Cantlin of the Cantlin Law Firm announced that Leigh has joined the Cantlin Law of Office of Ottawa.

Leigh says he reached out to the Cantlin Lawfirm after realizing he would need assistance since his partner Anita Kopko has a serious illness.

Leigh has been the attorney for the City of Ottawa for many years. He says the Cantlin Law Firm will now be the city’s corporate counsel.

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Super Bowl snowstorm headed towards the Illinois Valley

Posted by wlpo on January 30, 2015

Snow won’t stop the Super Bowl from being played but it could prevent you from driving to a party. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Saturday night through Sunday night.

They are forecasting for up to eight inches of snow to fall south of Interstate 88. It’s supposed to begin snowing Saturday night.

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Gas prices rising in the Illinois Valley

Posted by wlpo on January 30, 2015

The good times of paying less than $2 for a gallon of unleaded gasoline could be coming to an end.

According to GasBuddy.com, the price of a gallon at some stations in Utica, Oglesby, Mendota and Streator has already risen to more than $2 a gallon. You still can find find it for less in Ottawa, La Salle, Peru and Princeton. Stations in Wenona have the cheapest gas around at $1.71 a gallon.

The statewide average for a gallon of unleaded is $2.09. That’s up almost a dime from a week ago.

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