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NewsTribune deals with stunning loss of reporter

Posted by wlpo on July 1, 2015

An award-winning investigative journalist with the NewsTribune has died unexpectedly.

39-year-old Kevin Caufield died Wednesday morning while at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He spent nearly a decade at the NewsTribune, winning state and national awards. Caufield regularly covered the La Salle County Board and Illinois Valley Community College Board of Trustees.

He leaves behind his wife Alison.

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