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Illinois National Guard Dispels Rumors Of Military Action

The Illinois National Guard is assisting the state's COVID-19 response by setting up testing centers and other civil action, not preparing for military action as has been rumored on social media, its...

 

Shoppers Need To Stop Hoarding Items, Panic-Buying

As store shelves across Illinois empty of key products during the COVID-19 pandemic, public and private-sector leaders are urging shoppers to put less stress on the supply chain by not hoarding... Full story

 

Gun Dealers Report 'Panic Buying'

Toilet paper and hand sanitizer are in short supply at Illinois supermarkets. At gun shops, firearms and ammunition are flying off the shelves, too. As the outbreak of novel coronavirus disease,...

 

Census 2020 Count Begins Thursday

People throughout the United States can begin filling out their census forms online starting Thursday, and state officials in Illinois are pulling out all the stops to make sure the state gets an...

 

Corn And Soybean Production Numbers Decline Across State

Central Illinois counties led Illinois in corn and soybean production last year as every region and nearly all counties saw decreases in both crops, according to estimates released last week by the U....

 

Another Wetter-Than-Normal Spring Predicted As Farmers Recover From Crop Losses

The state's climatologist is predicting Illinois farmers are likely to endure more burdensomely wet weather while they try to plant cash crops this spring after suffering major losses as a result of a...

 

Lawmakers Demand Investigation Of 'Rape In Champaign' Email

By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois Lawmakers from both parties are calling for an investigation of a 2012 email exchange between a government insider and then-Gov. Pat Quinn's staff regarding a...

 

Property Tax Reform Report Calls For Consolidating Schools

By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois A task force formed to study ways to reduce property tax burden on Illinois residents is calling for consolidation of school districts and other local units of...

 

ComEd Owes Us Money

By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois Two of the state’s largest electric utilities owe their customers a combined $543 million in refunds, according to state regulators, but there is sharp...

 

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