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THE TIMES Unemployment hits Aroyirad BBflonwis A-7 3 year low Governor Thompson said the decrease was one of the most positive economic indicators seen in Illinois in some time. "Although the 8.2 percent level is still too high in my opinion, the unemployment rate is headed in the right direction down," he said in a statement. Sunday, JulyS, 1984 CHICAGO (AP) Illinois unemployment rate of 8.2 percent for the month of June, represented the lowest level in three years. This meant 200,000 more people had jobs than the same time a year ago, state officials said. The latest jobless rate was attributed to increased hiring in recreation, high-tech industries and construction and represented a 0.9 drop within a month's time.

"We're fond of getting back to normal," said bureau spokeswoman Shelly Mueller on Friday. "This is the first time in the last four years we've had a normal seasonal recovery." ONE STOP CUSTOM DECORATING Daniels described himself as a reluctant supporter" of the Du Page tollway branch, who joined in its support after most of the county's mayors and other major political figures had strongly endorsed the bill. Taste of Chlcao CHICAGO (AP) Taste of Chicago, which drew an estimated 1.1 million visitors to Grant Park last weekend and over the Fourth of July, was a greater success than expected and will return money to the city for the first time. Andy Kelly, president of the Illinois Restaurant Association which ran the food festival, said Friday that though an audit has not been completed, he expects the city will get at least $400,000 from theproceeds. The director of the Mayor's Office of Special Events, Lois Weisbe'rg, said the event grossed $3.6 million.

Woman stabbed CHICAGO (AP) An 18-year-old Rogers Park woman was found stabbed to death in her second-floor apartment on the North Side, police said. She was identified as Penny Krajeski. Police said the naked body was found Friday, lying on the living-room floor, with multiple stab wounds. There were no signs of forced entry, and no weapon was found, police said, but there were indications of a struggle and the apartment was in disarray. Police Cmdr.

Ed Wodnicki said the girl appeared to have been dead for some time, because full rigor mortis had set in, and this doesn't normally occur until several hours after death. Group to meet LANSING The Ridge Needle-pointers Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild will meet at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. July 18 in the basement of the Church of Christ the King (Episcopal), 2835 Ridge Road. Non-members are welcome to attend. coroner's jury ruled earlier that she had been strangled.

At a news conference Friday, Spiller said the arrest capped a two-month investigation into the death. Fireman honored CHICAGO AP) After 40 years of rescuing people from burning buildings and delivering babies, a Chicago firefighter couldn't fight back his own tears during a ceremony marking his retirement. About 300 firefighters gathered at Engine Co. 106's quarters on the city's North Side to give veteran Lt. Johnny Thill, 63, a warm goodbye on his last day of duty.

Thill wept during Thursday's festivities as Hook and Ladder Companies 13 and 14 crossed their raised ladders in salute and a department helicopter flew overhead. Man arraigned CARBONDALE, El. (AP) A 29-year -old Carbondale man was arraigned on a federal warrant charging him with the sale of cocaine, police in the Southern Illinois city said. Henry Lee Carter appeared Friday before a U.S. magistrate at Benton, who set bond at $15,000, a police spokesman said.

Carter was arrested Thursday by agents of the Southern Illinois Enforcement group, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and Carbondale police. The arrest resulted from an undercover operation which began last fall, Police Chief Ed Hogan said. He refused to release further details. Toll way cost CHICAGO (AP) Construction of a central Du Page County tollway, approved by the General Assembly, means "tollway bonds won't be paid off in our lifetime," the House minority leader says.

Because of the tollway's $270 million cost, Rep. Lee A. Daniels, R-Elmhurst, said Friday, "we won't will our children see" state tollways converted into freeways. Our decorating experts will come to your home with fabric samples to help you coordinate draperies, slipcovers, bedspreads and many other borne fashions. Call for your free in home appointment.

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Instead of keeping the drug, marketed under the names Nuprin and Advil, on the counter, the pharmacists say they'll keep it under the counter. Chicago pharmacist Sol Kesselman said at a news conference Friday that the drug can have serious side effects, including kidney damage. Kesselman, chairman of the executive board of the Illinois Associatio of Community Pharamcists, said be expects 3,500 pharmacists to participate in the voluntary action. Calls probed CHICAGO (AP) Authorities are investigating a series of phone calls that sent Chicago police on a 40-minute hunt for a phantom car and briefly closed an expressway. "The report turned out to be totally false," said a police spokesman.

But the prankster who placed the calls was knowledgeable" about police dispatchers and the Chicago police communications systems, said Cook County Sheriff's Capt. Frank Braun. Police say they're investigating the elaborate hoax. It all started about 6 a.m. Friday when police received a telephone call from a man who identified himself as a sheriffs dispatcher.

'Food for Peace' SPRINGFIELD, El. AP) The drought-stricken African nation of Benin will get 350 tons of Illinois-produced corn meal under the federal "Food for Peace" program, according to Governor Thompson. Thompson said in a statement Friday that the shipment marks the 30th anniversary of the program, which he called "one of the great humanitarian programs of the century." The soy-fortified meal, valued at $500,000, was purchased by the federal government, according to Brian Fairchild, a spokesman for the state Department of Agriculture. It was processed in Danville by the Lauhoff Grain Co. Man arrested MARION, El.

(AP) A Herrin man has been arrested and charged in the strangulation death of an elderly Southern Illinois woman, Williamson County Sheriff Harry Spiller said. Donnie Bebout, 35, was arrested at his home Friday on a murder warrant issued by the Williamson County state's attorney's office, Spiller said. Bebout is accused in the death of Ida Gauldoni, 79, whose body was found by a relative May 7 at her home near Culp, the sheriff said. A SIZE: REG. SALE ROUND SOLAR COVERS UP TO 60 OFF EXAMPLE Reg.

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