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STERLING – Whiteside County Court Eastern Branch Courthouse, 101 E. Third St., is closed to the public, Sheriff John Booker said.

A deputy will be posted at the front door and a few state's attorney and circuit clerk staff still will be working there, but all essential business conducted in the Eastern Branch will be conducted at the Morrison courthouse at 200 E. Knox St.

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