All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Radon-Test
    January is National Radon Action Month

    Staff Report January 2015 has been declared “ National Radon Action Month” according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Health agencies throughout the United States have joined forces to promote awareness of the leading cause of lung cancer...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Donald-E-Stephens-Conven-Ctr-Rosemont
    Better Government Association sues Rosemont over transparency

    Online Staff Report CHICAGO — The Village of Rosemont has tried to polish its public image since the 2007 death of controversial old-school Mayor Donald E. Stephens. But the way the tiny, politically powerful northwest suburb handled...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • PIRG
    Consumer group calls on McDonald’s to stop purchase of meat raised with antibiotics

    Online Staff Report CHICAGO — The state consumer group Illinois PIRG launched a national campaign Jan. 22 asking McDonald’s to stop the purchase of meat raised with antibiotics. As one of the largest purchasers of beef, pork...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Child-Porn-Bust
    Bloomington man arrested in child porn operation

    Online Staff Report CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (D) announced charges Jan. 22 against a Bloomington man on multiple counts of allegedly distributing child pornography as part of “Operation Glass House,” her statewide initiative to...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • McDonald's
    McDonald’s faces federal civil rights suit

    Online Staff Report SOUTH BOSTON, Virginia — McDonald’s workers who were fired last year after being told “There are too many black people in the store” filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the company Thursday,...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Rock-Valley-College
    Rock Valley College announces President’s, Dean’s lists

    Online Staff Report The following students have earned recognition on Rock Valley College’s Fall 2014 President’s and Dean’s lists. Students must have taken at least 12 credit hours during the semester to qualify for the President’s or...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Backyard
    Backyard Grill and Bar launches new menu Jan. 23

    Online Staff Report Backyard Grill and Bar will have a new menu for 2015. The new menu includes new items such as Lobster Mac N Cheese, the Egg-Treme Backyard Burger and more. The menu is now the...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • OSF-Cancer-Center
    OSF Saint Anthony Center for Cancer Care holds topping-off ceremony

    Online Staff Report With construction progressing as planned on the new and renovated OSF Saint Anthony Center for Cancer Care, the final steel beam is ready to be placed. Before placement, OSF Saint Anthony will hold a...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R)
    Governor not injured in crash

    Online Staff Report CHICAGO — Illinois State Police (ISP) Director Hiram Grau has released the following statement regarding a four-vehicle injury crash that occurred Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Michigan Avenue at East Randolph Street involving Illinois Gov....

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Wisconsin-Capitol
    ‘Citizens United’ referendum introduced in Wisconsin

    By Brandon Reid Senior Assistant Editor A joint resolution introduced Jan. 21 in the Wisconsin Legislature would call for a statewide advisory referendum on overturning the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission ruling. State Rep. Lisa Subeck,...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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