March 4, 2014
CARBONDALE — The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at SIU has released its latest poll of the state’s governor’s race, and Bruce Rauner retains a comfortable lead over his three rivals in the race for the Republican nomination.
March 4, 2014
Legislation sponsored by Rep. Jay Hoffman could lead to Illinois giving interest-free loans to students seeking a college education.
In any organization, when times are tough, there is a natural tendency for people to find someone, or something, to blame. I used to work with a fellow who taught juniors. He complained constantly about the quality of the work of his students, and claimed that the students were not prepared for what he was asking them to do.
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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Here’s a heart check – do you do what pleases your coaches all the time or only when they are watching? Do you do the right thing just to win their favor or because it’s right? Today’s scripture continues the heart check.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The Southern Illinois women’s basketball team lost to Evansville on Sunday afternoon at the Ford Center, 67-31. Southern’s offense went silent in the second half, allowing Evansville to turn a four-point game at halftime into a 36-point blowout.
February 24, 2014
Do you have any teammates who you’d call arrogant, boastful or proud? Might others describe you in that way? How should we view ourselves with respect to others on our team? The Holy Scripture has some advice.
February 12, 2014
WICHITA, Kan. – Southern Illinois’ four-game winning streak ended as No. 2 Wichita State pulled away iWichita State remained perfect on the season with a 78-67 win over Southern Illinois on Tuesday night at sold-out Charles Koch Arena, but there was absolutely nothing easy about the victory.