• Healthcare group urges vaccines regardless of age

    by  • July 30, 2013 • 0 Comments

    VNA-Tip Healthcare is calling attention to the importance of immunization. They say regardless of age, immunizations are needed by all to keep healthy. In time, immunity from childhood vaccines can wear off creating risk for contracting diseases. It is imperative individuals make sure their bodies are protected as it is always better to prevent...

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    State to allow pheasant hunting at 19 locations

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    The Illinois Department of Natural Resources will allow residents to hunt pheasants at 19 different locations across the state in the next year. Fifteen of the 19 sites are operated by the state agency. The remaining four are operated through a public-private partnership with the department and T. Miller, Inc. Natural Resources department director...

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    Okawville to allow golf carts on village roads

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    Okawville is allowing golf carts and utility vehicles to use on village streets. The village board last night approved an ordinance that sets a $35 annual fee, requires an annual inspection of the vehicle and the display of an emblem. Village Clerk Wayland Jasper says the vehicles can use village streets but fall under...

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    State’s unpaid bills again piling up

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    Illinois entered the new state fiscal year after a nearly $2.3 billion boost in tax revenue for the fiscal year just ended. But separate forecasts — one from a state economic forecasting commission and the other from the comptroller’s office — warn the trend won’t continue. In fact, says the State Journal-Register, General Fund...

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