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SNAP benefits to be issued early for Illinoisans

CHICAGO – SNAP benefits will be issued to Illinois customers early. According to the Illinois Department of Human Services, March SNAP benefits will be loaded into customer accounts on the first of the month. Governor J.B Pritzker

Illinois House hears $15 minimum wage plan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A House committee plans to hear Democrats’ plans to increase the Illinois minimum wage to $15 over six years. The Labor and Commerce Committee has scheduled a Wednesday afternoon hearing on Chicago Democratic

Morris PD warns of counterfeit cash rings in area

MORRIS – The Morris Police Department issued a warning of counterfeit money being passed around the area after a Chicago man was arrested for allegedly attempting to use counterfeit money at a local business. According to authorities,

Ottawa police warn residents of phone scam

    OTTAWA – Ottawa Police are warning residents of a phone scam involving their Apple Device or iCloud account. Officials reported that residents are receiving calls from an individual who claims that the residents’ Apple Device