February 26, 2013

Illinois House Republicans Delay Concealed-Carry Debate

A raucous debate over guns got under way Tuesday afternoon in the Illinois House of Representatives. At issue are the restrictions that will be in place as lawmakers comply with a federal court order demanding the state allow people to carry guns in public.


February 26, 2013

U of I President: Sequester Could Hurt Research Funding

University of Illinois officials are waiting to see exactly how the federal budget sequestration will affect their research programs. But university President Robert Easter said they stand to lose $65 million out of their $813 million research budget.


Chief Illiniwek
(John Dixon/AP)
February 26, 2013

UIUC Chancellor: Chief Illiniwek’s Retirement is Permanent

Six years since the University of Illinois retired Chief Illiniwek, the symbol is still a point of controversy. A non-binding referendum on next week’s student election ballot asks if Chief Illiniwek should return as the symbol of the university.


woman sleeping
(RelaxingMusic/flickr)
February 26, 2013

Bad Sleep ‘Dramatically’ Alters Body

A run of poor sleep can have a potentially profound effect on the internal workings of the human body, say UK researchers.


February 25, 2013

Indiana House Approves $30B GOP Budget Plan

The Indiana House has approved a $30 billion budget that includes an additional $700 million for roads and schools than was originally sought by the governor.


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