Nat'l kudos for local staffer

Published 09/25 2013 12:25PM

Updated 09/25 2013 12:27PM

SPRINGFIELD -- A local American Cancer Society staff member is getting national recognition. Heather Eagleton was named this year's Top Government Relations Professional.

She works with lawmakers in Springfield to help fight cancer in Illinois. In the past year, she's helped pass laws like banning teens from tanning beds and expanding Medicare to include more cancer screenings.

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