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I80 Ramp Closure – 8/23/16

I80 Ramp Closure The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced an immediate local ramp closure. The I-80 Westbound ramp to IL 26 in Princeton will be closed tomorrow (8/24/16) from 8am until 4pm. During the ramp closure, I-80 South to US 6 West will be utilized as a detour. Message boards will be used to direct motorists through the…

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Local Road Closure – 8/23/16

Local Road Closure Please be advised that, by order of the Gold Township Road Commissioner, the section of 2250 North Avenue from 15 East Street west to the Bureau/Henry County Line will be closed from 7:00 a.m. on August 24th (tomorrow) until 5:00 p.m. on August…

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Rock Island: No Backyard Chickens – 8/23/16

>>Rock Island:  No Backyard Chickens Neighbors in Rock Island can have dogs and cats, but not chickens.  City leaders last night turned down an ordinance that would've let homeowners keep a few hens.  Mayor Dennis Pauley, who isn't a fan of backyard fowl, says it's likely the idea will come back next…

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LIHEAP Program Accepting Applications September 1st – 8/23/16

>>LIHEAP Program Accepting Applications September 1st People in Illinois needing help paying their heating bills can apply for assistance next month.  The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program will begin accepting applications for winter heating assistance September 1st.  LIHEAP is a state and federally funded program for low-income families in which bill payments are made on behalf of…

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Rauner Signs Criminal Justice Reform Bills – 8/23/16

>>Rauner Signs Criminal Justice Reform Bills Illinois is making an effort to reduce the prison population in the state.  Governor Rauner signed a package of bills into law yesterday.  They're designed to keep young people who have committed low-level crimes from ending up behind bars.  One of the measures sets new requirements for first-time prison sentences and another reduces the minimum length of probation for minors.  Rauner said the legislation is about giving people a second…

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The Bureau County Fair Begins Tomorrow – 8/23/16

The Bureau County Fair Begins Tomorrow   The Bureau County fair in Princeton is set to begin tomorrow (8/24/16) and will run through Sunday (8/28/16). The gates open to the fairgrounds at noon and the exhibit hall will open at 2:00. Tomorrow is wristband day. Wristbands will be on sale from 5pm until 10pm and include unlimited rides during those hours. On Thursday WZOE’s Tommy Rose will be on location at the fair broadcasting live from 4 until 6 and at 8pm country star Dustin Lynch…

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Illinois Ends Tax On Feminine Hygiene Products – 8/22/16

>>Illinois Ends Tax On Feminine Hygiene Products Illinois' so-called pink tax is a thing of the past.  Governor Rauner signed the law to repeal the tax Friday.  Democrat Melinda Bush pushed the idea, saying taxing feminine hygiene products added a cost to a fact of life for women.  Bush hopes to rollback the tax on other 'pink' items as…

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Survey: Illinois 23rd In Bullying Survey – 8/22/16

>>Survey: Illinois 23rd In Bullying Survey A new survey says Illinois is in the middle of the pack when it comes to bullying.  The WalletHub survey ranks states based on bullying prevalence and anti-bullying laws.  Illinois is 23rd overall.  But the state ranks fourth on the list of states with the highest cost of truancy due to bullying.  Michigan is the worst state for bullying, Massachusetts is the…

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Rauner Signs Human Trafficking, DCFS, Outdoor Bills, Vetoes Others – 8/22/16

>>Rauner Signs Human Trafficking, DCFS, Outdoor Bills, Vetoes Others A new task force set up to combat human trafficking is authorized after the latest bill signed by Governor Bruce Rauner.  It was a busy weekend for Rauner, as he signed a package of bills affecting the Department of Children and Family Services, including one that drops the term "ward of the state" when referring to foster children, changing the term to "youth in care."  Rauner also put his pen to legislation that…

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Free Screening Clinic at IVCH – 8/20/16

Free Screening Clinic at IVCH The Northern Illinois Valley Shrine Club of Peru is set to host a screening clinic for Shriners Hospitals for Children. The clinic will take place on August 31st from noon until 3 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru. Shriners Hospitals for Children provide treatment for children up to age 18 with orthopedic conditions, spinal cord injuries, cleft lip and palate and burns. The clinic is free and parents or guardians of children who might benefit from…

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