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

Federal grant would help students with mental health issues

By Ryne Turke on December 26 at 12:01pm


Illinois students struggling with mental health could be receiving some aid in the near future. A $1.9 million federal grant coming to the Illinois board of education would assist kids Read More