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IDOT Seeks Feedback on Illinois Rest Areas

The Illinois Department of Transportation is asking for the public’s help in developing a plan that will determine the best use of the state’s rest areas. An online survey, accessible

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150th anniversary of Marie Curie’s birth at NEIU. Women in Science Conference

WHEN: Monday, September 18, 2017 at 5:30 pm to Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 8:00 pm WHAT: Conference Sponsor/Host: ChicagoCHEC WHERE: Northeastern Illinois University Address: 5500 N. Saint Louis Avenue,

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Illinois Department of Insurance Reminds Homeowners of Their Options Following Summer Storms

 Following severe summer storms, the Illinois Department of Insurance (DOI) wants Illinois families to know the range of options they have when it comes to their homeowners insurance. How can

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State and Local Officials Tour Flood Damage in Lake County

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner toured flood damage in Gurnee with state and local officials who have been on the front line of addressing the considerable flooding and response efforts over

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RTA Celebrates Dump the Pump Day 2017

On Thursday, June 15, the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) will join the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra and Pace Bus in celebrating the 12th annual Dump the Pump Day, a

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Now Accepting Applications for Governor’s Hometown Awards

The Serve Illinois Commission is pleased to announce it is now accepting applications for the Governor’s Hometown Awards program. The program gives formal recognition to those who contributed to their

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IDOT: Be Responsible Motorist

Memorial Day through Labor Day is deadliest time on Illinois road. The Illinois Department of Transportation joined Illinois State Police and local law enforcement agencies to honor survivors of motor

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Poles in Chicago marching in Polish Parade

Chicago celebration of the Polish Constitution of 1791 is being held on Saturday, May 6th, 2017, at 11:30 AM, on a new route, along Columbus Drive. Polish parade is in

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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