All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Prison-Terminal
    ‘Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall’ to be screened Nov. 20

    Staff Report Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall will be the subject of a film viewing and discussion from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20, at the University of Illinois College of Medicine...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • National-Rural-Health-Day
    National Rural Health Day Nov. 20

    Staff Report The National Center for Rural Health Professions (NCRHP) at the University of Illinois Rockford campus will join the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) and other state/national rural stakeholders in celebrating National...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Quit-Smoking
    Great American Smokeout Nov. 20

    Staff Report CHICAGO — Thursday, Nov. 20, the American Cancer Society encourages smokers to participate in The Great American Smokeout, a day designated to kick the habit. Smokers across the nation are encouraged to use that day...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Swedish-American-Hospital
    SwedishAmerican Center for Mental Health’s use of soothing rooms gains national recognition

    Online Staff Report The use of restraints is traumatic for psychiatric patients, nurses and staff, and can create risks for physical harm when used improperly. With a goal of calming “escalating” or upset patients while reducing restraint...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • AirFest-2015
    Blue Angels to visit RFD in preparation for AirFest 2015

    Online Staff Report Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) will welcome and meet with two members of the Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, as part of the standard AirFest pre-season visit. The Blue Angels will...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Family-Reading-Night
    Family Reading Night Nov. 20

    Online Staff Report Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White (D) is encouraging families in Illinois to read together this Thursday, Nov. 20, for the annual Family Reading Night. This year’s theme is “Reading Rocks!”...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Transparency
    Illinois Policy Institute: 13 local governments fail online transparency audit

    Online Staff Report CHICAGO — Keeping citizens informed about their local and state governments’ actions is one of the easiest ways to prevent fraud and corruption in public offices. With the constant advancements of the digital age,...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Credit-Cards
    FTC, Madigan ban ‘free’ credit score scam

    Online Staff Report CHICAGO — Nov. 19, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (D) joined with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Ohio attorney general to stop an online scheme that allegedly lured consumers with “free” access...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Timothy L. Killeen
    University of Illinois names 20th president

    From the Office for University Relations at the University of Illinois CHICAGO — Timothy L. Killeen, vice chancellor for research and president of the Research Foundation of the State University of New York (SUNY), was named the...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Jake Runestad
    Concert Review: A dream becomes reality: A review of ‘Dreams of the Fallen’

    By Dr. Rob Tomaro Arts Correspondent and Music Director of the Rock River Philharmonic Saturday night, Nov. 8, “Dreams of the Fallen,” an ambitious work for chorus, orchestra and solo piano, received its area premiere by the...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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