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Coronavirus outbreak strains Illinois meat industry

By Ben Orner Capitol News Illinois SPRINGFIELD – Meat has been among the most in-demand items at supermarkets as people stock up on essentials amid the COVID-19 pandemic. That has people up and down Illinois’ livestock supply chain –…

Illinois receives grant to feed older adults

Staff Report SPRINGFIELD - The State of Illinois, on Tuesday, received a grant for $8.8 million from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide meals for older adults. The funds are part of the Administration for…

Illinois COVID-19 cases rise to 422 with four deaths

Staff Report SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Department of Public Health, on Thursday, announced the death of two more people in Illinois with coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The individuals include a Will County resident in his 50s and a…

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