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Illinois Landmarks Receive $2,000 Grants

CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois historic preservation group is providing financial help to 13 nonprofit organizations that suffered financial losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The groups selected to receive one-time $2,000 grants from Landmarks Illinois were chosen out of nearly 100 applicants. ...Read more

Many State Offices Still Closed

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Some Illinois employees have returned to work, but many state offices have not reopened since they closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Secretary of State Jesse White is the first elected official to reopen offices in the state. The State Journal-Register reports ...Read more

Cat among new infections in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 1,156 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday, including 59 additional deaths. The IDPH also announced that a pet cat has recently tested positive for COVID-19 after becoming sick in May. The cat was in a home with individuals ...Read more