Former Chicago Cub Doug Glanville scores in the eighth inning on a Tom Goodwin sacrifice fly to tie the game 3-3 in game two of the National League Division Series at Turner Field in Atlanta Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003 .
John Bazemore/AP
October 16, 2015

Former Cub Glanville Profiles Cubs-Mets Playoff

Former major league outfielder Doug Glanville, who broke in with the Cubs in 1996, was also a member of the 2003 team that fell just short of going to the World Series.  But today, he's best known as an analyst for ESPN and writer for the New York Times and Newsweek.  He spoke with Jeff Bossert about the 2015 Cubs.


An older blue car.
Rich Berning
October 13, 2015

Trade Mission: Cuba

Agricultural products have for years been exempt from the U.S. embargo put in place in the '60s, but records show in 2008, Illinois exported $66 million in corn and soy to Cuba.


Sign outside the Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame & Museum
(Wikipedia)
September 22, 2015

Pontiac Chosen For Minor League Basketball Team

The Livingston County city of about 12,000 people was chosen for its location along Historic Route 66.  Pontiac is also home to the country's longest-running high school basketball tournament.


U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis visits with Tim Nugent at Nugent Hall on the U of I campus Saturday.
(Jeff Bossert/WILL)
September 14, 2015

Davis, Kirk, Seek Congressional Honors For ‘Father Of Accessibility’

A letter went out to members of Congress Monday detaiing a measure that seeks to award innovator Tim Nugent with the Congressional Gold Medal.  His modifications to the U of I campus, like curb cuts and handicapped-accessible bus routes were among the first in the country.


Students walk past the Alma Mater statue on the University of Illinois Urbana campus in April 2014.
(AP Photo/David Mercer)
September 14, 2015

Mark Your Calendar For U of I’s 150th

The University of Illinois is preparing to celebrate its 150th anniversary, with 15 months of events, starting in February, 2017.


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