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January is Blood Donor Month

The American Red Cross is using the month of January to remind people of the importance of donating blood. Because blood donations often drop off

Illinois State Police are hiring

The Illinois State Police (ISP) have extended the application period for the next Cadet class until Jan. 31. Candidates who successfully complete the Recruitment Examination

January: Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is Human Trafficking Awareness month, which aims to remind Illinois residents that human trafficking could be happening in their own communities. According to the

Hearing on Ethics and Lobbying Reform

Representatives from local governments and good government organizations spent nearly four hours meeting with the bipartisan Senate and House Joint Commission on Ethics and Lobbying

Stay safe as you keep warm this winter

As temperatures drop, the Office of the State Fire Marshal encourages residents to have their furnaces checked and to make sure carbon monoxide and smoke

Seclusion rooms face public scrutiny

Following a public outcry about the investigation released by the Chicago Tribune and ProPublica detailing the use of isolation rooms throughout the state’s public schools,

New year, new address?

Illinois entered the new decade with nearly 160,000 fewer residents than in previous years, underscoring the need for lawmakers to address the continued outmigration. According

New laws taking effect on January 1

As a new year begins, Illinois residents may be interested to learn about several notable new laws that take effect January 1. The new laws

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