McLean County News Briefs

McLean County News Briefs

McLean County Amazon partnership could bolster new plant         Rivian, which is poised to begin operations in Normal next year, announced this past week a partnership with online…

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    McLean County News Briefs

    McLean County Lunch and Learn program to focus on stroke rehab  Abigail Kerr, assistant professor of psychology at Illinois Wesleyan University, will serve as the next guest of the…

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    McLean County News Briefs

    McLean County Bloomington-Normal jobless rates up nearly 1 percent         The number of jobless claims filed in the Bloomington-Normal statistical area increased 0.9 percent…

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    McLean County News Briefs

    McLean County YMCA fundraising effort inching close to goal         The Bloomington-Normal YMCA’s goal of raising $16 million for a larger facility is nearing completion, organizers…

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    McLean County News Briefs

    McLean County Bloomington-Normal unemployment rate rose 0.3 percent in November         The number of people filing for unemployment in November in the Bloomington-Normal statistical…

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    McLean County News Briefs

    McLean County Mental health focus of next WGLT Community event         WGLT-FM, 89.1, will convene a panel of experts to discuss urgent mental health needs for Bloomington-Normal…

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    McLean County News Briefs

    McLean County Health department stops issuing restaurant grades         The McLean County Health Department is moving away from a scoring system for restaurants and other establishments…

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    McLean County News Briefs

    McLean County Drug overdose deaths declined in 2018         As 2018 came to a close, McLean County officials revealed encouraging statistics concerning the years-long epidemic…