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Affiliated Dialysis Centers offers in-house treatment options at nursing homes Posted at

Steve Bucher wants to make a difference in helping people who receive dialysis. His business model is aimed at this goal.


Sat Jul 26, 2014

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Those with Epilepsy Added to List of Patients Who Can Use Medical Marijuana in Illinois

This new law, effective in January, applies to adults, who would be allowed to smoke medical marijuana, and to children, if they have permission from a parent and are given a non-smokable form of cannabis.


Tue Jul 22, 2014


Long Term Recovery Center opens Updated at

Mike Bowers survived the Nov. 17 tornado by hanging onto a bathroom sink and his dogs Booker T. and Sammy while winds tore into his third-floor apartment at Georgetown Commons.


Fri Jul 18, 2014


Illinois near bottom in job growth since recession

Crain's Chicago Business reports: Illinois ranks near the bottom of the U.S. in job creation since the Great Recession officially ended, according to government data.



Algonquin Building Commissioner Assists with Tornado Recovery in Washington

Submitted by the village of Algonquin The Village of Algonquin lent a helping hand to the City of Washington, Ill., after it was faced with devastating damages due to a tornado that struck in November 2013.


Wed Jul 16, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Did hot mic pick up Topinka clout request?

So did Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka really appear with Gov. Pat Quinn at a bill signing then ask the governor to help her son get a job? Topinka and Quinn stood side by side following a July 7 bill signing in Washington, Illinois.


Thu Jul 10, 2014


Kirk, Rubio Crack Down on Iranian Human Rights Abusers

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.


Mon Jul 07, 2014


Disaster Aid For Smaller Communities

The state is providing $11.6 million to local governments to help cover their costs from the tornadoes last fall.



More state money coming for recovery Updated at

Gov. Pat Quinn, Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka and area state legislators stopped in Washington Monday to tout the funds as well as hold a bill signing ceremony for tornado related legislation.


Bureau County Republican

From the editora s desk

I hope everyone had a great Fourth of July. I really liked having the holiday fall on Friday, which gave most a three-day weekend.


Washington Times

IL--Illinois News Coverage Advisory, IL

Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Illinois.


Fri Jul 04, 2014


Is bilingualism dangerous for our society?

Some people -- mainly ultra-conservative politicians -- say that the social phenomenon that is bilingualism is a danger for a nation's unity and claim it creates communitarianism, and by doing so endangers the stability of a country.



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