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Illinois leads nation in coronavirus vaccines

CHICAGO -- More than 100,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Illinois since the first vaccine was approved for emergency use this month, more than any other state in the nation, and state officials expect the pace of…

Rock Valley College cancels basketball, volleyball seasons

ROCKFORD -- Rock Valley College, a member of the North Central Community College Conference (NC4), has decided to cancel its basketball and volleyball seasons. The news comes after the NC4's recent announcement that it was canceling the…

State announces free computers for low-income families

ROCKFORD -- Gov. J.B. Pritzker, on Wednesday, announced a stateside initiative to provide computers to low-income families. The Connect Illinois Computer Equity Network effort comes through a partnership with the Cook County Board and…

Pritzker outlines 2021 spending reduction plan

ROCKFORD -- Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced today more than $700 million in spending reductions for fiscal year 2021. The plan is the result of a months-long and ongoing review of agency spending under the Executive branch. The plan includes a…

Coronavirus vaccine arrives in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The first COVID-19 vaccinations have arrived in Illinois as virus metrics continued to trend in a direction that indicates the spread of the virus is slowing. Approximately 43,000 doses of the vaccine manufactured by the…