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One in 3 Americans are at risk for kidney disease, and the Kidney foundation of Illinois is offering a free clinic so you can find out if you are one of those Americans. The Healthy Southern Illinois Delta Network and Diabetes Today Resource Team are helping out.
A pre-trial hearing was held this morning for Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth who is accused of wrongful termination, silencing a whistleblower, and approving inaccurate performance reviews. However, I and other reporters were told by Judge Boie the hearing had been handled quote "through a telephone conversation".
Two employees of the Anna Veterans' Home are suing U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth , a Democratic candidate looking to challenge U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk , claiming their complaints about a superior were ignored by Duckworth during her time as director of the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs. The suit alleges Duckworth fired one employee, Christine Butler after complaints about the home's administrator allowing an unauthorized person to care for one of the veterans.
According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Union County Hospital in Anna, and Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon will be a part of a new publicly-traded hospital company called Quorum Health Corporation.
A whistle-blower lawsuit dating back to U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth's tenure as head of the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs is set for an initial hearing Tuesday in a trial expected to play out next year during her pursuit of a U.S. Senate seat. The lawsuit stems from a 2009 complaint filed against Duckworth by two employees at the downstate Anna Veterans Home.
Two employees of the Anna Veteran's Home sued Rep. Duckworth in Union County Circuit Court in 2009, accusing her of Wrongful Termination, alleging that Duckworth was silencing a whistleblower, humiliating an employee, and approving inaccurate performance reviews, rendering the plaintiffs ineligible for bonuses and raises. Court documents show that the whistleblowers were ignored and threatened when alleged abuse of veterans was reported.