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YWCA Pekin to host 36th Annual Women’s Recognition Day on May 4

The YWCA is looking for women to nominate for its 36th Annual Women’s Recognition Day. The honor is bestowed on women in the Pekin area who display leadership and achievements in their personal and professional lives.

Heyl Royster law firm hires three new team members

Peoria-based law firm Heyl Royster recently announced three new members to its team. Seth Uphoff, Jessica Sarff and Anne Mergen will be joining different departments at the firm.

Pekin doctor discusses new laser treatment for women's health issues

Family Practitioner Dr. William Fisher, in Pekin, has discovered that a device called the Femilift Vaginal Laser can treat women who are experiencing pelvic health concerns, including hormone imbalances, cancer, menopause and other ailments.

Midland National receives Better Business Bureau accreditation

Midland National Life Insurance, a member company of Illinois-located Sammons Financial Group, Inc., earned accreditation by the Better Business Bureau last month for its quality service, financial strength and life insurance and annuity tools.

Midland National highlights more than 110 years of service

Midland National Life Insurance, a member company of Illinois-located Sammons Financial Group, Inc.

Chicago-based insurer Sammons Financial Group ranks No. 10 in sales

An industry ranking of U.S. insurance companies has positioned Chicago-based Sammons Financial Group as 10th in the nation in terms of sales, according to an April 5 news release.

Will IL House bill help prevent a Flint, MI-like water crisis?

Are some Illinois communities at risk of a Flint, MI-like water contamination crisis? That is, in part, the warning issued by a recent Chicago Tribune editorial over concerns stemming from a decision to allow dumping of construction site debris into unlined quarries all across the state.

Upstream Ideas uses 'value-added information' to change minds

A digital media company’s willingness to dive deep into local policy and politics shows not all news consumers are ruled by short attention spans.

Economists' message to president, Congress: Deliver smart immigration policy

Nearly 1,500 economists, Republicans and Democrats, and members of every administration since President Ronald Reagan, have signed a letter urging the White House and Congress to recognize the benefits of immigration to the economy.

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