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ISP warns of phone scam

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Police (ISP) is warning the public of a phone scam that is currently circulating throughout the state. An individual will call and claim to be associated with the ISP. The caller will state that they are…

The domestic alternative fuel: LPG

By Allen Penticoff  Columnist  When I first began the Mr. Green Car column, I did a series of reports on alternative fuels. These included: diesel; biodiesel; vegetable oil; compressed natural gas; ethanol; hydrogen; electricity; and…

Home fruit tree care this spring and summer

URBANA – Taking a little time this spring to care for your fruit trees will improve their performance and quality all season, according to University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator Richard Hentschel. “Fruit tree care should…

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