SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois is donating 400
repaired, surplus computers to veterans groups for job training programs.
The state Department of Central Management Services and the Department
of Veterans' Affairs announced the plans Tuesday.
The computers are desktops and laptops from federal agencies made
available through Illinois'
federal surplus program. They're refurbished and have had hard-drive cleanups
and minor repairs, so they should be ready for use. Each computer has Windows
estimate the computers are worth approximately $150,000.
Earlier this year, the state's Central Management Services department
donated millions of dollars' worth of surplus boots, coats, mittens and
other winter gear to