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Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Topped 37-Million in April

(Chicago, IL)  --  Governor J.B. Pritzker's administration says adult-use cannabis sales have topped 37-million in April.  The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation announced yesterday that over 800-thousand items were sold during the 30-day period.  The department says a part of each sale... Read More.

OSFM Highlights Arson Awareness Week 2020

Arson is the second leading cause of fire-deaths yearly in the U.S. Springfield, Ill- The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is highlighting the dangers posed by arson during Arson Awareness Week May 3-9, 2020, to help reduce the frequency and suffering caused... Read More.

5-2-20 IDPH Update

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,450 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 105 additional deaths. - Boone County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s - Clinton County: 1 male 80s - Cook County: 1 female 20s, 1 female 30s, 1 male 30s, 1... Read More.

Statement from Rep. Darren Bailey

CONSENT TO VOLUNTARILY VACATING TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER Louisville, IL. – State Representative Darren Bailey said today he asked the Appellate Court to voluntarily vacate his restraining order against Governor J.B. Pritzker’s Executive Order that shut down most of Illinois and ordered citizens to... Read More.

Local Scout Council Hosts “Cabin Fever” Virtual Camporee

SOUTHWESTERN INDIANA/SOUTHEASTERN ILLINOIS – Since traditional campouts can’t take place right now, local Boy Scouts of America volunteers have planned the first-ever “Cabin Fever” Buffalo Trace Council Virtual Camporee. The free event, scheduled for Saturday, May 9,... Read More.

IDES Processes More Than 830,000 Unemployment Claims in Last Eight Weeks

Number of Initial Claims Slowly Decreasing Since COVID-19 Crisis Began SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) today released new statewide data showing the department processed 81,596 new initial unemployment claims for the week ending April 25 and has now processed more... Read More.

People of Illinois vs. J.B. Pritzker Gaining Steam

A local woman has launched what is turning into a large movement online.  The private group “People of Illinois Vs. J.B. Pritzker” has since it’s launch Monday, has now more than 18,500 members.  WROY/WRUL reached out to founder Kelli Leavens Wednesday evening to learn... Read More.

Bailey’s Court Win Further Explained

Illinois’ stay-at-home order was not nullified by the recent court decision in southern Illinois. Louisville Republican Darren Bailey was on the favorable end of a Clay County Circuit judge’s ruling this week, saying Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order violated state Rep. Darren Bailey’s rights. Pritzker stressed... Read More.