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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Everyone Has a Role to Play

The public is invited to join the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, Prevent Child Abuse Illinois, other child welfare stakeholders, elected officials and more for a month long

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Essay Contest for Students and Young Talent Award Sponsored by CEP

The Council of Educators in Polonia (CEP), the oldest educational non-profit organization in Illinois, funded in 1930, invites students to participate in the Essay and Young Talent Contests. The winners

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How to Prepare for Earthquakes in Illinois

Springfield – In recognition of the earthquake risk in southern Illinois from the New Madrid and Wabash Valley seismic zones, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local emergency management

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Cook County Property Tax Bills Due March 1 Show Local Government Debt

Taxpayers can stay home to make online payment of property tax bills that show them the debt of each local government that levies taxes on their homes and other real

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Free Tax Preparation for Low Income Families in Illinois

Illinois Department of Human Services Secretary James Dimas announced free income tax preparation and electronic filing is available for low income workers and families. The services are provided free of

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Governor Rauner Announces Completion of New Illinois Route 29 Expansion

Rochester – Governor Bruce Rauner joined by Illinois Transportation Secretary Randy Blankenhorn, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, U.S. Rep. John Shimkus and local officials announced January 17th the completion of the

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“Modernizations” −  4th Annual Polish Studies Conference at UIC

What: 4th Annual Polish Studies Conference at UIC    Where: The University of Illinois at Chicago, The Chopin Theater in Chicago   When: April 24-25, 2017   Organizers: Professor Michał

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Changes to Law for Health Care Workers with Criminal Convictions

Springfield. Effective January 2017, previously barred health care workers and applicants with criminal convictions may once again become eligible for licensure in Illinois. Under a new law, the Illinois Department

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Consumers Have Rights When Joining an HMO

Chicago – The Illinois Department of Insurance reminds Illinois consumers about their rights and legal protections related to HMO networks. Continuing health care services from a provider during an ongoing

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Illinois on Track to Become First Smart State in the U.S.

Chicago – The State of Illinois’ Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT) recently hosted the Smart State Roadmap Workshop, a two-day workshop to pursue becoming the first ‘Smart State’ in

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Know Before You Go! Check with IDOT’S Winter Road Conditions Map

Springfield – With more snow in the forecast and the official start of winter coming soon, the Illinois Department of Transportation reminds you to visit www.gettingaroundillinois.com for updated Illinois road conditions

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Rauner calls on Democratic legislators to withdraw lawsuit seeking paychecks

Chicago – Governor Bruce Rauner today called on Democratic legislators to put taxpayers and critical human services ahead of their own personal gain by withdrawing their lawsuit seeking paychecks and

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IEMA highlights safety during the holidays season and gifts ideas

Springfield – If you’re trying to find the perfect holiday gifts for everyone on your list, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is offering ideas that will help your loved

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Treasurer Frerichs Signs Resolution Calling on Wells Fargo reforms

Springfield – Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs announced  that he has co-filed a shareholder resolution with Connecticut State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier to require a change to Wells Fargo bylaws. The

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Illinois and Chicago on the Top in Volunteering in the U.S.

Springfield – Illinois Ranks #1 in volunteer rate among the country’s largest states and Chicago tops in volunteering among largest metropolitan areas. The Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community

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Gov. Rauner Releases 2015 Tax Returns and Family Foundation Filing

Springfield – Governor Bruce Rauner released his 2015 federal and state 1040’s, reflecting income and tax rates, while detailing the Rauner family’s charitable and community giving last year. In 2015,

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Today at NEIU presentation about European musicians in US around 1900

The lecture will take place today (on Thursday, November 10, 2016) at 4:15 pm in Lech Walesa Hall 4006. NEIU is located at 5500 N. St. Louis Ave., Chicago. Department

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2016 Presidential Election: Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who is eligible to vote in the Nov. 8 General Election? A: All eligible voters in the City of Chicago, including those who need to use Election Day registration to

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Vote early today or tomorrow

James P. Allen, spokesman for The Chicago Board of Election Commissioners, is reminding Chicago voters that all of Chicago’s 51 Early Voting sites are open today, Sunday, from 10 AM