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Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:01 am
 Every two years the Public Affairs Reporting program at University of Illinois Springfield reminds us of its impact on the world of journalism by inducting successful graduates into the Bill Mil...
Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:01 am
 Trivia question: Where can you find links to General Custer, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, John Deere and the American Pickers all in one Midwestern metropolis?Stumped? Try the Quad Cities, ...
Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:01 am
 This guy I’m dating usually texts back when I text him. But sometimes, like last night, he doesn’t write back. And I’m just texting stuff like “How was your night?” – not “OMG, I m...
Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:01 am
Curses, foiled againBritish police investigating the theft of tools and a shower stall from a home remodeling project in Crawley arrested Ryan Marsh, 18, after he returned to the job site and tried to...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 01:01 am

Lawmaker sets stage for legalization of marijuana

 As Illinois implements its long-awaited medical marijuana program, one state lawmaker is preparing for the next step: taxing and regulating recreational marijuana.Rep. Robyn Gabel, D-Evanston, s...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 am

Memorial Medical Center Foundation’s Sharing Wishes Fund makes hospice patients’ dreams come true

 When hospice patient Dorothy learned that her time on earth was coming to a close, she had a simple request: she just wanted one last margarita. Thanks to Memorial Medical Center Foundation’s ...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 am

Governor’s “employee empowerment” tactic seeks local support but attracts widespread union opposition, a BGA Rescuing Illinois report concludes.

Governor Bruce Rauner’s bid to establish statewide “right-to-work zones,” one of the major initiatives of his emerging state economic development plan, could become a rallying cry in Illinois’...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 am
 So many times when benefits and fundraisers look for support in drawing attention to an event, live music is involved. Many times the musicians themselves originate the concept of playing for th...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 am
 FACTORY FARMS Where are all the factory farms in Illinois? The Illinois EPA (IEPA) still has no idea. In early February, the Illinois Citizens for Clean Air and Water (ICCAW) and other groups fi...

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