June 10, 2013

Senate Takes Up Farm Bill

The U.S. Senate could finally vote on a new farm bill on Monday, but the final version could still be at least several weeks away.

Nelson Mandela
(Denis Farrell/AP)
June 09, 2013

Nelson Mandela in Hospital as South Africans Pray

Prayers have been said in churches across South Africa for former President Nelson Mandela, who is spending a second day in hospital for treatment for a lung infection.

(Michael Brosilow)
June 09, 2013

In The Rush To The Tonys, A Late Glut For Theatergoers

This spring, more than in any recent year, the 2012-2013 Broadway season accelerated toward its conclusion: Nineteen productions opened between the beginning of March and April 25, the cut-off date for Tony eligibility. And many of those shows raised their curtains in the final two weeks of the season.

June 08, 2013

Indiana AG: Spike in Complaints Over Gas Prices

The Indiana Attorney General's office says the recent surge in Midwestern gasoline prices that's made the state the nation's fourth-priciest is drawing an influx of complaints from the public.

Abraham Lincoln
(Wikimedia Commons)
June 07, 2013

Early Lincoln Math Papers Discovered

Researchers at Illinois State University have turned up new information about Abraham Lincoln's school boy days in 1825.

June 07, 2013

Illini Parr Drafted by Phillies

Fighting Illini Senior Justin Parr, whose season included a 33-game hitting streak, was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the eighth round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Friday.

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, Governor Pat Quinn, center, and Illinois Senate President John Cullerton.
(Seth Perlman/AP)
June 07, 2013

Madigan, Quinn Finally Connect on Pensions

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says he finally got in touch with House Speaker Michael Madigan. The governor said he’s called a meeting to address pension reform.

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