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September 24, 2018 12:51- 1200 block of State St.: Protection Order Violation. 16:49- 5600 block of Ohio: Fraud complaint. 16:56- 300 block of Yorktown: Theft complaint.   September 25, 2018 07:04- 1200 block of Sanford: Assault complaint resulting in no charges. 08:54- 600 block of Decatur: Warrant arrest.   September 26, 2018 10:16- 400 block…

A tale of city lots staked above soldiers’ graves

By Rich Tarrant “And city lots are staked for sale, / Above our soldiers’ graves.” – I have for a long while admired the poetry American poet Walt Whitman. Some years ago I had a nice biography of him that I have since lost. But I remember bits and pieces of it. One of the…