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Illinois Counties See Spike In Viral Disease

Mumps are on the rise in Sangamon and Morgan counties. Health officials say Morgan County has reported 40 cases of the viral infection, which is more than the 26 cases in all of Illinois last year.


Related Topix: Mumps, Health

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WTAX-AM Springfield

Half of Sangamon County Mumps Cases a oeResolveda

"We've had 12 [cases] in the past 30 days, and over the last three years we've only had one case each year," says Stone.


The Modesto Bee

Spike in mumps cases reported across Illinois

The State Journal-Register reports there has been 52 cases of the viral infection reported in Morgan and Sangamon counties.


Related Topix: Health, Mumps

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The News-Gazette

Harrison is new Champaign County GOP chairman

Harrison, a 38-year-old Champaign real estate broker, replaces Habeeb Habeeb, who is stepping down after two years as party chair.


Related Topix: Champaign, IL, Champaign County, IL, Urbana, IL

WTAX-AM Springfield

Sherman Plans Road Improvements

The Village of Sherman has finished studying what roads in town need work, and it's compiled a list available for public inspection.


Related Topix: Sherman, IL

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Lincoln Daily News

University of Illinois Extension celebrating 100th anniversary

Officially, Extension began in 1914 with the Smith-Lever Act. Many changes and additions have happened through the years.


Related Topix: Illinois, Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening, Home, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Daily Kos

IL-Gov: Convited Felon William Cellini Backs Bruce Rauner

Springfield powerbroker William Cellini is back on the political scene, following his release from prison late last year.


Related Topix: Springfield, IL, Rod Blagojevich, US Governors, Pat Quinn, Pension

Wed Apr 09, 2014


Rauner runs into Kjellander and Cellini at Springfield GOP funder

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Daily Herald

Illinois providing $100M for local road repairs

The state of Illinois is giving local governments $100 million to help repair roads and address other transportation needs following a particularly brutal winter.


Related Topix: Weather, Madison County, IL

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WTAX-AM Springfield

Palazzolo Enters 2015 Mayoral Race

Sangamon County Auditor Paul Palazzolo says he's worked in local government for more than ten years and those skills will serve him well as mayor.


Fri Apr 04, 2014

Kane Co. Chronicle

Bald eagles back from near extinction

Longtime birders and eagle enthusiasts Margaret and Steven Myers of Blackberry Township go to great lengths to see a bald eagle.


Related Topix: Carpentersville, IL, Kane County, IL, Mooseheart, IL, Oswego, IL, Springfield, IL

Mon Mar 31, 2014


Ceremony provides military honors at Ill. cemetery

A special ceremony will be held this week to recognize a dozen veterans who were buried in a central Illinois cemetery without military honors.


Related Topix: Springfield, IL, Clear Lake, IL

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Miller: Rauner questionable in regard to unions

It didn't take long for Republican gubernatorial nominee Bruce Rauner to drop the word “unions” from his vocabulary.