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We will be updating this story as more cases are confirmed in the Local 6 area.

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is holding a media briefing from Chicago after activating the National Guard. Pritzker is speaking about protests and unrest in Illinois. 

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The Greater Metropolis Convention & Visitors Bureau said the decision is being made in the interest of public health as restrictions on social gatherings continue to be in place in Illinois.

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The Southern Seven Health Department says the Illinois Department of Human Services' will soon offer state-wide use of EBT for the WIC Nutrition Program. The new eWIC benefit delivery system will allow these families to use a WIC card more like a debit card. 

The city of Carbondale, Illinois, has made changes to its trash services. Now, the city wants to make sure folks know what to do, so their trash doesn't get left on the curb. 

Centerstone, a non-profit health care organization, is providing a space where 7th and 8th grade students can virtually meet to talk about stress, confusion, or worries. 

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Carbondale, Illinois, produced a virtual Memorial Day ceremony instead of holding one in-person at the historic Woodlawn Cemetery.

The Illinois Department of Transportation says lane restrictions will be in place on Illinois 15 (Broadway) between South 22nd Street and South 15th Street starting Tuesday. 

Illinois lawmakers approved an approximately $40 billion state budget early Sunday that largely maintains spending, along with a plan to push forward a Chicago casino, during an extraordinary special session held amid the coronavirus pandemic.