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New 100 Days of Flooding in June

Illinois hit 100 consecutive days of severe flooding on June 18.

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Chicago Fire Department Training
ETP Hosts Chicago Fire Department for Specialized Training

Emergency Traffic Patrol staff recently hosted a three-day training in conjunction with the Chicago Fire Department.

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Diversity and Recruitment
District 8 Hosts Engineering Academies

With an assist from District 8, Diversity and Recruitment conducted engineering academies July 15 and 16 for 80 ninth- and 10th-grade Math Science Upward Bound students in East St. Louis.

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Rebuild Illinois
Governor Pritzker Signs $45 Billion Rebuild Illinois Capital Plan

Gov. JB Pritzker recently signed a historic, bipartisan bill that gives Illinois its first capital plan in nearly a decade – and the most robust in state history.

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