CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A University of Illinois student and Iraq War veteran is organizing outdoor activities for fellow veterans, especially those with disabilities.
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has approved an expansion of a program that assists military families in Illinois during conflicts or wars.
The July fourth weekend is usually spent with friends and family barbecuing, attending festivals and watching fireworks.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Some veterans groups think video gambling might be the key to fixing finances hurt by membership declines.
DANVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The staff at Danville National Cemetery has been cut in half and that’s leading to delays in burying some veterans.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers have asked Gov. Pat Quinn to make the firefighter certification process easier for the state’s military members.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A ceremony is planned at Springfield’s Oak Ridge Cemetery to mark the 70th anniversary of the World War II D-Day invasion at Normandy, France.
Before the barbecues, and massive parties started residents of Cameron gathered yesterday afternoon at the local cemetery.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A spending plan the Illinois House has approved includes more money for schools, veterans’ homes and prisons.