McCann preparing for challenges in 2015

By Ryne Turke on December 28 at 7:30am


State Senator Sam McCann is sharing his thoughts on the issues and challenges lawmakers are set to take on during the 2015 legislative year. McCann says two of the biggest Read More

Equality Illinois unhappy with celibacy requirements for blood donation

By Ryne Turke on December 27 at 12:31pm


Equality Illinois is not happy with the most recent FDA blood donation proposal. The FDA will begin allowing homosexual men to start donating blood again, but only after they’ve been Read More

Chipman to speak at Mayor’s Unity Breakfast

By Ryne Turke on December 27 at 12:30pm


A Jacksonville resident has been announced as one of the keynote speakers for the Mayor’s Unity Breakfast next month. Jacksonville Mayor Andy Ezard revealed that Jacksonville’s Tim Chipman and Springfield’s Read More

Veterans Choice Card aids vets during doctor appointments

By Ryne Turke on December 27 at 6:44am


Illinois veterans may be receiving a card in the coming months allowing them to go to civilian doctors. As Illinois Senator Mark Kirk explains, the Veterans Choice Card is the Read More

Illinois continues to improve unemployment numbers

By Ryne Turke on December 26 at 12:04pm


Over-the-year unemployment rates in West Central Illinois are showing improvements yet again. The latest statistics from the Illinois Department of Employment Security reported Morgan County with the biggest drop in Read More