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Maskless protesters enter stores, hold roadside protest against state’s mask mandate in Crystal Lake

Maskless protesters entered multiple stores in Crystal Lake on Saturday protesting the state’s mask mandate after holding a roadside protest. The rally was held on the corner of Route 14 and Main Street in Crystal Lake around 12 p.m. Saturday. Dozens of demonstrators held signs and American flags in front of the Wendy’s protesting Illinois’ […]

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Demonstrators gather in Crystal Lake to protest Illinois’ school mask mandate

A few dozen demonstrators gathered in Crystal Lake on Saturday to protest Illinois’ mask mandate for students, with one protester’s sign reading “stop putting muzzles on our kids.” The protest occurred Saturday afternoon on the corner of Route 14 and Main Street in Crystal Lake. “Free their faces, hearts and minds! They are our future! […]

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Gov. Pritzker unveils campaign to encourage face masks, considers fines for those who don’t wear one

(The Center Square) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced the launch of a $5 million campaign to encourage Illinois residents to wear a face-covering in public with the slogan “it only works if you wear it.” The campaign will include ads on TV, radio, billboards and social media with spending focused on the counties that have […]