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State Encourages Consumers To Buy Products Made In Illinois To Boost Economy

The state of Illinois is kicking off a campaign today to get you to try to buy more products that are made in Illinois.

07/17/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Laid Off Agriculture Employees: Quinn Broke His Promise

Some Illinois state Department of Agriculture employees are not only being laid off, but they say Gov. Pat Quinn broke his promise to them.

WBBM Newsradio–10/24/2011

An Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. (James Zablotny/USDA Photo)

Ash Borer Problem Still Growing In Illinois

Five years after the Emerald Ash Borer beetle was discovered killing ash trees in Illinois, the battle is becoming more ferocious.

WBBM Newsradio–09/05/2011