Illinois Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Lee County WIC to offer farmers' market vouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Bureau County Republican

    ... It's great, and it works well.” Nationwide, 8.8 million mothers and young children rely on the program. Illinois enrolls the sixth-highest number of WIC participants in America with 281,000. Farmers' market vendors have to be authorized by ...

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  2. Tom Dick & Harry Advertising Chicago on board to help launch Illinois' first estate distilleryRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Billed as Illinois' first estate distillery, Whiskey Acres Distilling in DeKalb County is up and running, which has led the Distillery to select Tom Dick & Harry Advertising Chicago to handle marketing for the Distillery and its portfolio of whiskies and spirits. The Distillery's founders, Jim Walter , Jamie Walter and Nick Nagele , together farm more than 2,000 acres 60 miles west of Chicago, and they are believed to be the only distillery in Illinois using only their own grain to make premium whiskies and spirits.

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  3. Cambridge promotes Waugh Cambridge Investment Research Inc. announced ...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... teacher Greg Thatcher recently won the Medallion Art Award at Galex '49, a national juried exhibition in Galesburg, Illinois, hosted by the Galesburg Civic Art Center. More than 90 artists from across the U.S. submitted 317 art works for ...

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  4. Capitol Hill Buzz: Dems push higher pay for Senate workersRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    ... calls for change from Democrats on Capitol Hill. Lawmakers led by the No. 2 Senate Democrat, Dick Durbin of Illinois, released a letter Monday urging the Senate Rules Committee, which oversees Senate services, to provide a preference to contractors ...

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  5. New central Illinois elementary school has 10 safe roomsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Dennis Young is CEO of Ittner Architects , which designed the new Middletown Prairie Elementary School in Mahomet . The News-Gazette reports that the school has ten safe rooms disguised as backpack cubbies or bathrooms.

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  6. Illinois budget cuts to affect students, sickle cell centerRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    A bipartisan deal to cut $300 million in spending in Illinois is set to affect college students, as well as Chicago residents with sickle cell anemia. The Chicago Tribune reports the deal reached weeks ago by Gov. Bruce Rauner and lawmakers calls for a 2.25 percent spending cut across much of state government.

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  7. Proposal would give Illinois' terminally ill right to try unapproved drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Illinois residents with terminal illnesses might soon be able to use treatments and drugs not yet approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. State Sen. Michael Connelly, a Lisle Republican, introduced "right to try" legislation that was approved by the Senate, and similar legislation introduced by state Rep. Greg Harris, a Chicago Democrat, passed through the House.

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  8. Senators react to CNN report, call for increased wages for cafeteria workersRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    ... such as the contract for the company that employs Senate cafeteria workers. A spokesman for Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, who took the lead on the letter, says it is a direct response to a story he saw on CNN about a homeless man named Charles ...

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  9. Sam Zell gives $4M to 'oppose those who stand in the way' of Illinois Gov. Bruce RaunerRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    Billionaire businessman Sam Zell has plowed $4 million into a new super PAC set up to bolster Gov. Bruce Rauner's agenda in Springfield and "oppose those who stand in the way" of it. Documents filed Monday with the Illinois State Board of Elections show Zell is the first donor to the fund set up by two former Rauner campaign aides, called Turnaround Illinois.

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  10. Illinois mayors to Gov. Rauner: a Follow our lead, dona t cripple our progressa on budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    Downers Grove Mayor Martin Tully asks state lawmakers to overhaul the public safety pension system at the State of Illinois building. Monday, April 21, 2014.

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  11. 1 IN 5 Adults Experience Mental Illness. It's Time to Join The Conversation and End The Stigma.Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... and discrimination. The Josselyn Center, a community mental health provider serving over 60 communities in Northern Illinois, is working with The Kennedy Forum Illinois to erase the stigma and shame of mental illness by participating in On The ...

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  12. Suburban governments to get $1.6M in refunds in alleged investment fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... by Sheraton in Peoria and closed it for renovations. It hasn't reopened. (Gary W. Green, Chicago Tribune) The Illinois Metropolitan Investment Fund has notified suburban local governments that they will receive a share of $1.63 million, part of its ...

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  13. See the New 'Kailua Blue' Obama State ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The White House

    ... at a formal White House dinner. The eleven-piece setting for 320 was manufactured in the Obamas' home state of Illinois by Pickard China of Antioch. President Barack Obama previews the new Obama White House China pattern on display in the China Room ...

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  14. Finding 'my people'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Chicago Jewish Community

    ... to a similar transformation. The Newberger Hillel at the University of Chicago is a division of The Hillels of Illinois, a partner in serving our community, supported by the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago and Hillel: ...

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  15. 9 Transgender Trailblazers Who Paved The Way For Bruce JennerRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | MTV

    ... raided a gay bar called Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village (homosexuality was still illegal in every state but Illinois at the time), and LGBT activists fought back, sparking 6 days of protests and demonstrations that launched the gay civil rights ...

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  16. Isalene K. WicklineRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Breeze Courier

    ... wishes. Graveside services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Illinois. Sign our on-line guestbook at www.suttonmemorialhome.com. Please feel free to submit your comments. If you are looking for the ...

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  17. Madge BirkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Bureau County Republican

    ... 1969, she married Ward Birkey. He preceded her in death in May 2001. Madge was employed at the University of Illinois Extension Service, Bureau County office in Princeton, for many years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in ...

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  18. Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center's Center for Advanced Care...Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | PRWeb

    One of the goals of the project was to demystify the patient experience by creating a physical space that is warm, open and inviting The new $100 million Center for Advanced Care at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center opened today in Chicago's Lake View community. The 164,000-square-foot, three-story facility was designed by SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation's leading architecture, engineering and planning firms.

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  19. US Designates Three Marine Highway ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Marine News

    The Mississippi and Illinois Rivers, previously designated as the M-55 and M-35, connecting Chicago and Minneapolis to New Orleans, will serve as the primary routes for a new container-on-barge service being developed by communities along the rivers. The M-495 Potomac River Commuter Ferry Project will connect work and residential centers located along the Potomac, Occoquan and Anacostia Rivers, providing a waterborne alternative for moving passengers and freight within the region and increase the resiliency of existing regional transit system.

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  20. Second Chance Bill Passes HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | 101.5 CIL-FM

    ... a school district. State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton), while supporting the bill, railed against the University of Illinois' employment of James Kilgore, "a known terrorist, a murderer, is still educating our children." Kilgore served six years in ...

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