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Is texting while driving against the law in Illinois?

Cell Phone Use While Driving Laws in Illinois

You may have heard that texting while driving is just as bad, or worse, than driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. For many of us on the road, that thought is terrifying. However, just because it’s dangerous doesn’t necessary mean it’s against the law, right?

Let’s take a look at that.

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Where can I volunteer in Palatine, IL?

Volunteering Opportunities near Palatine, IL

With the New Year just around the corner, New Year’s resolutions are being made. For many of us, living healthier, learning a new skill, or helping out in the community are common desires. Today, we’ll be looking at places that could use your help around Palatine. To help you stick to those resolutions, we’ve compiled a list of places where your time and energy will be well spent and appreciated.

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What are some cool things to do in Illinois?

Hidden-Gems to Visit in Illinois

Whether you’ve lived here for years or are just visiting for the first time, the state of Illinois is brimming with neat stuff to discover. Most of us know about the Skydeck at Willis Tower, the Bean at Millennium Park, or the visiting one of the three world-renowned museums in Chicago.

But we’re here to show you some cool things to do in Illinois that most people probably don’t know about. Read the rest of this entry >>