PITTSFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Vietnam War veteran and the president of the Pike County Historical Society in western Illinois want to build a museum to display war memorabilia to honor the area’s veterans.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois is creating a non-profit foundation to better help veterans.
VILLA PARK, Ill. (AP) — A plan that aims to make it easier for veterans with disabilities to get a handicapped parking designation is now law.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Actor Gary Sinise is teaming with a suburban Chicago horse racing track to raise money to help veterans.
BARTLETT, Ill. (AP) — A charity based in the Chicago suburbs aims to honor and help American veterans by taking them on fishing trips.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A University of Illinois student and Iraq War veteran is organizing outdoor activities for fellow veterans, especially those with disabilities.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has approved an expansion of a program that assists military families in Illinois during conflicts or wars.
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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.