Gov. Bruce Rauner lit a fire under labor unions in Illinois earlier this week when he suggested local governments — like counties or cities — should be able to implement their own right-to-work laws. On Thursday Rauner went one step further, saying government unions should be banned from contributing to political campaigns.
Moises Kaufman's play about Beethoven, a modern-day musicologist and a shared obsession is came to the stage with scholarly advice from two University of Illinois musicologists, William Kinderman and Katherine Syer.
A car windshield was broken when students participating in December's 'die-in' took to the street. State's Attorney Julia Rietz suggests instead that the school district resolve it through 'mediation and community education.'
The task force made up of city and county officials, U of I staff, and business personnel spent all of 2014 looking for ways to secure Willard Airport's long-term future. It met with U of I Chancellor Phyllis Wise for the first time Tuesday.