January 21, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois senator says he’s altering controversial school funding legislation to increase its chances of passage.
January 21, 2015
Bruce Rauner completed a furious first week as governor of Illinois. His high-profile wife is not far behind. Diana Rauner is gearing up as first lady, hiring a prominent Springfield political aide as chief of staff and contemplating initiatives that could include children’s advocacy and restoring the capital city’s Executive Mansion. Here’s a link to […]
I read the obituary and then I read it a second time more slowly. The name of the deceased was J.B. Kearney and as is always the case the obit told a brief chronological story about his life.
When House Speaker Michael Madigan accidentally triggered a patronage scandal at the Metra commuter rail agency, it was the result of two extraordinary events.
CHICAGO — Lawmakers questioned Illinois child welfare officials Tuesday about an increase in the number of children reported to have died of neglect or abuse in the state, though agency officials argued the number partly reflected a change in the way neglect cases are counted.
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Pairings have been announced for both the Benton Invitational Tournament and the West Frankfort Mid-Winter Tournament.
PEORIA — SIU’s offensive struggles reached historic proportions Saturday night at Bradley. The Salukis went 0-of-14 from behind the 3-point line in their 63-44 loss at Carver Arena, ending a streak of 118 straight games with at least one triple. It was just another indicator of how reliant SIU has become on junior guard Anthony […]
January 4, 2015
BRISTOL, Conn. — Stuart Scott, the longtime “SportsCenter” anchor and ESPN personality known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity, died Sunday. He was 49.
December 19, 2014
CARTERVILLE – The John A. Logan College volleyball team has added to its frontline depth with this week’s announced signing of Cheyenne Pitchford of Sesser-Valier High School.