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Whitney Young Students Help Raise, Release Snapping Turtles

CHICAGO (CBS) – Whitney Young Magnet High School students had their hands full in southern Illinois on Friday, as they helped release endangered turtles students from across the state had adopted and raised for seven months. 373 more words


Illinois DNR Seeking Maps Of Old Underground Mines

CHICAGO (AP) State officials are seeking the public’s help to find old maps of long-closed underground coal mines.

The maps help determine whether an area is a risk of subsidence holes or sagging that can damage homes and other buildings, like a southern Illinois school that had to be rebuilt five years ago. 92 more words


JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: 100 Summer Jobs For Maywood Youth, 14-18; 10 Summer Jobs For Residents Over 19 Years Old, Apply In-Person Monday, June 23rd

Thursday, June 19, 2014


Affordable Summer Dance Camp

Full Summer Camp $ 150 (6 Weeks) || Camp First Session $ 75 (3 Weeks) || Camp Second Session $75 (3 Weeks)  66 more words


JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: Rep. Welch Announces Summer Employment For Maywood And Bellwood Youth

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The following issued by the office of State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch:

Westchester, Ill. – State Representative Emanuel “Chris” Welch and Governor Pat Quinn announced today that four governmental entities in the 7th Representative District have been awarded Illinois Youth Recreation Corps grants, grants that will allow youth ages 14-18 to be employed for 60 days during the months of June, July and August. 253 more words


30,000 Catfish Being Released Into Chicago River

CHICAGO (CBS) – The improving water quality of the Chicago River has experts hopeful that 30,000 Channel catfish released into the river on Tuesday will have a good chance of survival. 158 more words


More Bears Migrating to Missouri, Illinois

ROCKFORD, Ill. (KMOX) - It’s not unusual to see black bears in the Ozarks south of St. Louis.

They come up from Arkansas where that state is re-introducing them. 225 more words