Illinois

Transportation Tax Amendment to Illinois Constitution on Ballot
With all the attention seemingly focused on the race for President of the United States, there is one item on the ballot in Illinois that should not go unnoticed by you the voter. On this year's ballot is a state constitutional amendment to the Illinois Constitution. The proposed amendment will add …
The West Quincy Levee Break Took Place 23 Years Ago Today
If you were around Quincy 23 years ago today, you probably know where you were when you heard the news that the levee in West Quincy failed to hold back the mighty Mississippi River. We all knew when it happened because the news and the river spread like wildfire. What we didn't know at the time was…
Karaoke Contest a Part of Illinois State Fair
The Illinois State Fair recently announced the creation of a statewide karaoke contest that will culminate with the winner getting to sing two songs as a warm-up to the Little Big Town concert at State Fair Grandstand on August 20 as well as another show at the DuQuoin State Fair.
Is Illinois Holding Your Unclaimed Property? Find Out Here!
The Illinois Treasurer's office has what they call an I-Care Program where names of people are listed as owners of unclaimed property.  That property could be cash from old bank accounts, forgotten stocks, life insurance policies and other assets that are in need of return to their rightfu…

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