Andrew Hamblin preaches while holding a snake above his head, LaFollette, Tenn.
(Ciaran Flannery/NGT)
October 04, 2013

Snake-Handling Preachers Open Up About ‘Takin’ Up Serpents’

Snake handlers dwell at the edge of the spiritual frontier — a community of people who are willing to die for their faith three times a week in church. Members of the Pentecostal Holiness Church take up venomous serpents to prove their faith in God. The practice is still widespread in Appalachia, though mostly hidden.

October 04, 2013

ADM Still Considering Sites For Headquarters

A spokeswoman for Archer Daniels Midland Company says the agribusiness giant is still considering a variety of locations for its global headquarters, but declined to say if any Illinois sites still are on the list.

October 03, 2013

Higher Ed Group Weighs In On Health Alliance Snub

The head of one Illinois retirees group says there are many unanswered questions regarding the state’s recent decision to remove Health Alliance from its list of Medicare providers in 2014.  

A coalition lobbying for a fracking moratorium protested Illinois' pending legislation during the 2013 General Assembly session.
(Amanda Vinicky/IPR)
October 03, 2013

DNR Opens Fracking Registration

Illinois is a ways off from allowing oil and gas drillers to begin "fracking" but companies that are interested can begin the paperwork.

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