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Gov. Pritzker expected to order shelter-in-place for Illinois, reports say

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is expected to announce a ‘shelter-in-place’ order Friday afternoon that will take effect Saturday to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, reports say. The Chicago Tribune, citing sources, reported that Pritzker will announce the order at his 3 p.m. Friday press conference alongside Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot. Residents will still […]

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Governor Pritzker activates Illinois National Guard to assist with coronavirus response

Governor J.B. Pritzker has activated the Illinois National Guard to assist with the COVID-19 outbreak, which has left 1 dead and at least 160 infected in Illinois. Approximately 60 Illinois National Guard service members will be assisting. The members include 43 Airmen from the Peoria-based 182nd Airlift Wing’s Medical Group and 17 planners and liaison […]

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Illinois Attorney General vows to take action on price gouging related to coronavirus

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul is warning businesses and stores to maintain fair prices amid the coronavirus outbreak after dozens of price gouging reports. Raoul’s office will take action to stop unfair pricing on items that are “crucial to stopping the spread of the coronavirus outbreak,” according to a statement released on Tuesday. The office […]