April 01, 2013

Immigration Deal At Hand, Focus Turns to Details

Big business and big labor have settled on a political framework for an immigration overhaul. Now, the lawmakers writing bipartisan legislation need to resolve the nitty-gritty — and keep their parties' political flanks mollified.


Former Champaign Mayor Robert Dodd, current Mayor Don Gerard, and former Mayor Jerry Schweighart.
(Della Perrone)
March 28, 2013

Former Champaign Mayor Robert Dodd Dies

Former Champaign Mayor Robert Dodd has passed away. Dodd was an attorney who served as Champaign’s Mayor from 1983 until 1987.


March 28, 2013

Lincoln Hall Contractor Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud

The former head of a Peoria-area construction firm was ordered to pay $1.5 million in restitution after pleading guilty to fraud in connection with two public university projects, including the University of illinois’ Lincoln Hall.


A lion meat patty
(Matt York/AP)
March 28, 2013

Why Illinois is Roaring Mad About Lion Meat

When we heard a few weeks ago that Illinois was considering banning lion meat, our first thought was, who's eating lion meat? And why Illinois?


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