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IFBW offers 14 scholarships

TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville chapter of the Illinois Deferation of Business Women, started in 1929, have awarded scholarships to local students. The proceeds from the 2023 fashion show fundraiser allowed for a record 14 scholarships to be offered. President Tyler Frump and Vice President Kayla MaGraw presented the scholarships at the annual scholarship dinner. New…

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Family Donation To Coal Mine Museum

(TAYLORVILLE) — The Barry brothers, Bruce, left and Larry, right, present a donation to Christian County Coal Mine Museum Executive Director Chuck Martin to kick-off the fund-raising campaign, marking the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the museum. The presentation was made Tuesday afternoon at the museum, 1324 E. Park St. in Taylorville. (Tom Latonis/Breeze-Courier Photo)

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Native American history, ride-share regulation measures clear General Assembly

By Nika Schoonover Capitol News Illinois Nschoonover@Capitolnewsillinois.Com (Springfield)- It became clear this week the General Assemblyís spring legislative session would go longer than scheduled as lawmakers finalize a budget. Several measures cleared the legislature by its original Friday adjournment date. Those include requiring schools to teach a unit of Native American history and a bill…

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Meet the influential new player on transgender health bills

By Jeff Mcmillan And Kimberlee Kruesi Associated Press Do No Harm, a nonprofit that launched last year to oppose diversity initiatives in medicine has evolved into a significant leader in statehouses seeking to ban gender-affirming care for transgender youths, producing model legislation that an Associated Press analysis found has been used in at least three…

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Here are the restrictions on transgender people that are moving forward in US statehouses

ANDREW DeMILLO Associated Press A federal judge is considering whether to block Florida’s ban on gender-affirming medical care for transgender youth, as bills targeting the rights of trans people are being embraced by Republican governors and statehouses across the country. The restrictions are spreading quickly despite criticism from medical groups and advocates who say they…

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“Stop the Bleed” program presented at UWCC meeting

TAYLORVILLE — Pictured left to right are Jenny Moats, president of UWCC; Lukas Schneider, RN,TNS; Pat Schneider, NP, mother of Lukas, and second vice president of UWCC; and  Carol Alexander, first vice president of UWCC. Submitted Photo TAYLORVILLE –  University Women of Christian County met on Tuesday evening, May 2, 2023, at 6:30 in  Whit’s End…

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