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Don’t Miss This: Local politician Bob Romanik invests in himself

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▪ Controversial local figure Bob Romanik has put $125,000 of his own money into his bid to become a State Representative.

According to the Illinois Board of elections, the Republican’s donation to himself was the largest political contribution in the state for the week of Jan. 7-14.

▪ Local National Pie Day is Jan. 24. The metro-east used to have tons of baking contests and celebrations to celebrate the unofficial holiday. But they’ve faded away over the years.

But have no fear. If you’re longing for a taste of your favorite dessert, you aren’t out of luck. Here are the recipes for some of the most popular pies that you can make at home for yourself.

▪ Believe it or not?

A homeowner claims that the image of the devil has appeared on his driveway after a cross was installed near his front door.