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Make Sure Your Child Is Fully Immunized

Published: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT
SPRINGFIELD - After two individuals with measles traveled through Chicago O'Hare airport earlier this year, Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Nirav D. Shah, M.D., J.D., is asking parents to talk with a health care provider during National Infant Immunization Week, April 21-28, 2018, to make sure their children are fully immunized.  more...

2017 Douglas County Tentative Multiplier Announced

Published: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT
SPRINGFIELD, IL, Douglas County has been issued a tentative property assessment equalization factor of 1.0193, according to Constance Beard, Director of the Illinois Department of Revenue.  more...

Fourth Death Related to Synthetic Cannabinoids

Published: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT
SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting the fourth death connected to synthetic cannabinoid use. The most recent death was a woman in her 30s in central Illinois.   more...

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Five Men on Charges of Illegal Waterfowl Hunting in Fulton County

Published: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT
PEORIA, IL - Five men have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges related to alleged illegal waterfowl hunting in Fulton County, Illinois in 2015, following an investigation conducted by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  more...

Governor Rauner makes it official: HANNOVER MESSE coming to Chicago this fall

Published: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT
HANOVER, Germany (Apr. 24, 2018) - Governor Bruce Rauner made it official today. HANNOVER MESSE, the world-renowned trade show brand synonymous with industrial innovation, key trends and business leads, is coming to Chicago this fall co-located with the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS).  more...

Gov. Rauner advocates innovative apprenticeship models

Published: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT
NEUSTADT, Germany (Apr. 24, 2018) - Gov. Bruce Rauner, in a push for stronger apprenticeship programs in Illinois, met with company leaders, apprentices and students at the BBZ Neustadt am R?benberge. The world-renowned vocational school and professional training center located in the Hannover region has been preparing students for the workforce for 150 years.  more...

Blockbuster Country Music Concert Headed To 2018 Du Quoin State Fair

Published: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT
Du Quoin, IL - The most anticipated concert series of the summer is taking shape with the addition of one of the biggest names in country music. The DuQuoin State Fair is proud to announce the reigning Academy of Country Music 'Vocal Duo of the Year,' The Brothers Osborne, will headline at the 2018 Du Quoin State Fair on Tuesday, August 28th.   more...

IDOT, ISP to Motorists: Drop it and Drive

Published: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT
SPRINGFIELD - As part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Illinois Department of Transportation is making $500,000 in federal highway safety dollars available to nearly 100 local law enforcement agencies throughout the state to step up distracted driving enforcement through April 30.   more...

IDPH Receives Massive Donation For Synthetic Cannabinoids Treatment

Published: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT
SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been working with the Bausch Foundation, the independent charitable organization of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (Valeant) to secure a donation of nearly 800,000 tablets of vitamin K.   more...

Gov. Rauner meets executives of Continental Tire at world headquarters in Germany

Published: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT
HANOVER, Germany (Apr. 23, 2018) - Gov. Bruce Rauner today visited the world headquarters of Continental Tire in Hanover, Germany, to meet with company leaders and discuss support for their growing operation in Illinois. Continental is one of the largest automotive suppliers in the world and the fourth-largest tire manufacturer, and it is the state's largest private sector employer south of Peoria.  more...