CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has signed on to a plan to keep the Illinois Poison Center open after it has seen a number of budget cuts in recent years.
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Paul Schimpf is the republican candidate for Illinois Attorney General.
Schimpf is a southwestern Illinois native and a retired Marine officer who attended the United States Naval Academy. He served as an infantry officer and later as an attorney. He is running against Lisa Madigan for Illinois Attorney General. We talked with Paul on the WGIL Morning News.
OREGON, Ill. (AP) — A privately owned ambulance service in the small northern Illinois town of Oregon has closed. That leaves city and local fire officials scrambling.
BLOMMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — The Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington will use a $700,000 state grant to pay for a new monkey exhibit, parking and other work.
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — The front man for the rock group Smashing Pumpkins is set to receive an award for his work with helping kids in Chicago.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois officials are putting $2.5 million into expanding a downtown Chicago startup center called 1871.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The number of beekeepers in Illinois has been increasing for more than a decade.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois officials say that online auction giant eBay Inc. will expand into Chicago.