John Cabello http://northernpublicradio.org en Panel Discussing Heroin Prevention Program For Schools http://northernpublicradio.org/post/panel-discussing-heroin-prevention-program-schools <p></p><p>Illinois schools might be asked to teach students about the dangers of heroin use. It would be part of a series of recommendations being discussed by a special task force. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 11:34:55 +0000 Mike Moen 49007 at http://northernpublicradio.org Panel Discussing Heroin Prevention Program For Schools Heroin Task Forces Ramp Up Efforts http://northernpublicradio.org/post/heroin-task-forces-ramp-efforts <p></p><p>Illinois could soon see new laws aimed at addressing the heroin problem in many parts of the state. Two special panels are in the process of gathering feedback on possible solutions. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:23:54 +0000 Mike Moen 44057 at http://northernpublicradio.org Heroin Task Forces Ramp Up Efforts Stadelman And Cabello Win State Legislative Races http://northernpublicradio.org/post/stadelman-and-cabello-win-state-legislative-races <p></p><p>Democrats have retained control of the Illinois legislature. In Rockford, a State Senate seat long-held by a Republican went to a Democrat. And a Winnebago County Republican appointed to a State House seat holds on to it.</p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 11:39:45 +0000 Susan Stephens 20986 at http://northernpublicradio.org