• News

    New rehabilitation center opens at Marion VA

    by  • September 6, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    A Veterans Administration Medical Center in southern Illinois, which serves portions of three states, has a new rehabilitation center. The 16,000-square-foot center will open later this month at the VA Medical Center in Marion. Officials on Wednesday christened the site, which was paid for by a $3.9 million contribution from Illinois AmVets. The site...

    Read more →

    Illinois rainfall below average

    by  • September 6, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Precipitation has been below average this summer in Illinois. Climatologist Jim angel of the Illinois state water survey in Champaign says statewide average precipitation for June, July and august was just less than 10 inches. He says that’s nearly 2 inches below average. Data show June’s rainfall was above average, but rainfall during both...

    Read more →

    Nearly 2 million will be eligible in Ill. for health insurance under ACA

    by  • September 6, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    How many Illinoisans will be eligible to get health insurance under the affordable care act? 1.739 million, according to families USA, a health care consumer group. Most of them will take advantage of the new on-line insurance marketplace, says families USA director Ron Pollack. He says by their estimates, approximately 957,000 people in the...

    Read more →