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Illinois Gov. Rauner Expands Registered Nursing Practice Authority

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Legislation will increase access to healthcare for Illinoisans and empower nurses Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner today signed HB 313, which will grant greater authority to registered and licensed nurses in administering health services and lift burdensome licensing regulations. “This will empower nurses to administer the services that they are fully equipped and educated to perform,” said Gov. Rauner. “I’m happy that Illinoisans across the state will be able to rely more on highly qualified and skilled nurses to deliver care when access to a physician may be inhibited due to costs or geographic barriers.” After the successful completion and notarized attestation of 250 hours of continuing education or training, and at least 4000 hours of clinical experience working with a physician

Gov. Rauner Enacts Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform

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HB303 makes important changes to protect Illinois residents from unjust property forfeiture Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed HB303, bipartisan legislation aimed at reforming Illinois’ asset forfeiture system. The reforms will increase transparency and shift burdens of proof to protect innocent citizens while maintaining the proper use of asset forfeiture as a tool for law enforcement. Gov. Rauner was joined by Illinois State Police (ISP) officials, ACLU members, legislators, and advocate organizations. “Illinois residents should be protected from the unfair seizure of their private property,” Gov. Rauner said. “This legislation will enact needed reforms to prevent abuse of the civil asset forfeiture process, while maintaining its importance as a critical tool for law enforcement to make

Round Lake Area Public Library is Celebrating 45 Years

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Saturday, September 23rd from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m Crafts, Music, Entertainment, Snacks & More Come join us on Saturday, September 23 as we celebrate our 45th all day long. We’ll be remembering our beginnings with 70’s theme birthday party. Stop by throughout the day for snacks, library tours, photo ops with a surprise guest, special events (listed below) and much more! 906 Hart Rd, Round Lake, IL 60073 847-546-7060 www.rlalibrary.org 9:00 a.m.: Donuts with the Director 11:00 a.m.: Pocket Circus- A fun performance of juggling magic, and acrobatics you won’t want to miss! 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.: Paint Pet Rocks- Just like we did in the 70’s! Design and create a pet rock you can take home! 2:00 p.m.: Family BINGO 2:00 p.m.: Tie Dye in the Teen Zone (adults and Tee

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Illinois Gov. Rauner Tours Wanxiang

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University of Illinois signs MOU; partners with Wanxiang Gov. Bruce Rauner toured Wanxiang facilities in Hangzhou, China. The day started today with a memorandum of understanding signing which seeks to establish a Wanxiang Fellows Program at the University of Illinois that will send students and scientists from the universities belonging to the University of Illinois System to China to study Chinese culture and to work on the development of sustainable green energy technologies. The program will be fully funded by the Wanxiang Group Corporation. “Today the University of Illinois Systems is absolutely thrilled to be signing this memorandum of understanding with Hangzhou Wanxiang Polytechnic,” Vice President of Economic Development for U of I Systems, Ed Seidel said. “This will provide a

Round Lake Beach Woman Severely Injured in Pit Bull Attack

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Family Pet is Killed by Two Pit Bulls A 31-year old Round Lake Beach woman was treated for severe injuries after she tried to separate her family dog from two pit bulls. It happened around 8:00 AM on Sunday morning in the 200 block of S. Channel while she and her 2-year old daughter were in their backyard feeding some wildlife. When the two pit bulls, who had entered her yard, began to attack her dog, she immediately loosened his leash from a ground stake and ran with him into her house. The two dogs chased them and attacked her from the rear, leaving deep wounds on her back. They followed her inside and continued the attack on the family dog. She was successful in pulling one dog's mouth apart to release his grip, only to have the other dog continue the attack. She then used a child'