New Year

As the nation prepared to ring in a new year, the U.S. Census Bureau on Dec. 28 projected the U.S. population would be 324,310,011 on Jan. 1, 2017.  This represented an increase of 2,245,347, or 0.70 of a percent, from New Year’s Day 2016.  (The Census Bureau estimated Union County’s population, as...
Utter humiliation? Thank goodness the reptile featured in this pic was not a T rex, 'cause yours truly would have ended up like that fellow who decided to hide in an outhouse in "Jurassic Park."
At some point, when we least expect it, they are going to have their revenge. Especially a certain calico kitty and a traveling lizard. If you have a pet, any kind of pet, any kind of creature, you might appreciate the story that I'm going to share.  Before we get to the revenge of the critters, I...
 As 2016 came to an end, the Illinois Department of Transportation, IDOT, Illinois State Police, ISP, and nearly 200 law enforcement agencies across the state made a final push to keep traffic fatalities down during the New Year’s holiday weekend.  The collaborative effort will include statewide...
Illinois Secretary of State offices and driver services facilities open Monday to Friday are scheduled to be closed on Monday, Jan. 2, in observance of New Year’s Day. Facilities which are open Tuesday to Saturday are scheduled to be closed Saturday, Dec. 31, in observance of the holiday. All...
As 2016 comes to an end, the Illinois Department of Transportation, IDOT, Illinois State Police, ISP, and nearly 200 law enforcement agencies across the state are making a final push to keep traffic fatalities down during the New Year’s holiday weekend. This collaborative effort will include...
The time between Thanksgiving and the New Year can be a wonderful time as friends and family come together to celebrate, but according to the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance, IFSA, it is also a period in which fire and burn hazards become more prevalent.  In fact, the National Fire Protection...

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