SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is drawing on the support of families of mass-shooting victims to highlight the issue of gun control in his re-election bid against Republican Bruce Rauner.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Governor Pat Quinn got an annual flu shot in part to help remind residents around the state about the importance of an annual vaccination.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Film Office has announced the winner of the state’s seventh annual short film contest.
There will be a zombie apocalypse at Sandburg Mall in Galesburg. Mike Patterson and Mike Carlson, owners of Two Matts Productions, will be filming their new movie, “Earth Day 2: Holidays of the Dead”.
Two Matts Productions released the movie “Earth Day” in 2012. They are beginning production on the sequel in Galesburg, largely at Sandburg Mall. They will be filming October 26 and are looking for extras of the zombie persuasion. Mike Patterson and Mike Carlson joined us to talk about the movie and its production on the WGIL Morning News.