October 05, 2012

Impact of Climate Change on Farming

For Midwest farmers, this summer was brutal. In McLean County, soybean and corn crops struggled to survive through short, rare rains while dairy cows and livestock endured intense heat. By June, the drought covered more than half the United States.


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October 04, 2012

Illinois Court Opens Door to Divorce for Mentally Disabled

The Illinois Supreme Court has ended a state ban on divorce for people who are mentally disabled and need guardians. The court ruled today that such divorces should be looked at on a case-by-case basis to determine what's in the disabled person's best interests.


October 04, 2012

Sustainable Farming Brings Producers, Customers Together

Consumers are becoming very savvy when it comes to their food. They want to know about the origins of food, chemicals that may have come in contact, and the level of freshness. This interest in more information has resulted in a growing interest in locally grown food from a type of consumers known as “locavores.”


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