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Polish-American 19th Annual Heritage Celebration

The Council of Educators in Polonia and Northeastern Illinois University Invite you to the Polish-American 19th Annual Heritage Celebration Thursday, October 27, 2016 – 6:30 to 9:00 P.M., Recital Hall,

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Illinois Manufacturers’ Association Responds to Recent Job Losses

Springfield − In the wake of another dismal jobs report from the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES), Greg Baise, CEO and president of the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association released the

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John Paul II and the Fall of Communism nominated for five Emmy awards

Chicago, Illinois, October 18, 2016 – The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Chicago/Midwest Chapter, nominated Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism for five

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Senior Health Insurance Program offers free one-on-one assistance

Springfield – Saturday, October 15th marks the beginning of the annual Medicare open enrollment period. The Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) is reminding eligible older adults to use this time

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Clerk’s Office Issues Election Day Reminders For College Students

The Cook County Clerk’s Office is eager to help students register and vote for the November 8, 2016 Presidential Election. Below you will find key information on different forms of

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Is Your Massage Therapist Licensed? In Illinois, It’s the Law

With instances of unlicensed practice of massage therapy linked to dangerous criminal activity, such as human trafficking and prostitution, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) is reminding

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Bilingual Polish and English speaking Election Judges needed

The Board of Election Commissioners for the City of Chicago is seeking to hire and train paid bilingual Judges of Election.  Specifically, the Board needs citizens who are registered to

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Help for Students in Filing College Applications and FAFSA Completion

Chicago – In Illinois, October is College Changes Everything® (CCE) Month, a campaign launched by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to address the change to “early FAFSA” and assist

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Study links nutrition to brain health and cognitive aging

Champaign, Illinois — A new study of older adults finds an association between higher blood levels of phosphatidylcholine, a source of the dietary nutrient choline, and greater cognitive flexibility, the

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Lipinski Announces Funding for Argonne National Lab in Lemont

Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) is announcing that Argonne National Lab in Lemont is one of three national laboratories that will receive nearly $1.2 million to advance collaborative research and development

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Donald Trump met with the Polish American Congress and Polish community in Chicago

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump met today with leaders of the Polish American community at the office of the Polish National Alliance in Chicago. The meeting was organized by the Polish

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Tuesday − National Voter Registration Day at dozens of events throughout Cook County

Cook County Clerk David Orr and staff will take part in a number of voter registration events throughout Chicago and the suburbs on Tuesday as part of National Voter Registration

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Governor Rauner Celebrates Illinois’ Hunting Heritage on National Hunting and Fishing Day

Springfield – In observance of National Hunting and Fishing Day on September 24, Governor Bruce Rauner has directed the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) to take steps to make

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‘Culture of affluence’ complicates women’s help-seeking for domestic violence

 Pressures to maintain a facade of a perfect family and other values associated with the “culture of affluence” discourage some affluent women from leaving violent spouses or disclosing that they

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Monitoring Respiratory Cases At Illinois Veterans’ Home In LaSalle

The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) are actively monitoring residents at the Veterans’ Home in LaSalle in light of recent cases

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Lipinski Announces $17.5 Million in Federal Funding for Soundproofing Homes Around Midway Airport

Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) is announcing that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a $17.5 million grant for noise mitigation measures around Midway Airport. “While Midway

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IDOC and IDHS Partner to Improve Care for Mentally Ill Offenders

The Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) and the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) announced a joint effort to enhance the delivery of services for IDOC offenders who have been

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Competition: “Letters About Literature”

Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White is urging students in grades 4 through 12 to enter the 2017 “Letters About Literature” contest — a national reading and writing

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Senator Durbin: what concerns Illinoisans

Fellow Illinoisans, during the state work period this summer, I had the opportunity to hear from constituents across Illinois and see the progress being made to improve our state. Combating