The bill that passed the Senate Thursday (HB 1326) deals with manufactured gas plant waste, which is called 'very dangerous' by co-sponsor Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet.) The measure was inspired by efforts to keep PCB's out of the Clinton Landfill.
The state's high court Tuesday heard oral arguments about whether to allow a $10 billion class-action verdict against a major cigarette maker stand. Former Gov. Jim Thompson and another Phillip Morris
lawyer asked the court to strike that 2003 verdict.
The Illinois Supreme Court this morning will hear a case about whether tobacco company Philip Morris should have to pay $10 billion for defrauding smokers with its advertising for so-called "light" cigarettes.
Offensive lineman Simon Cvijanovic wrote a series of Twitter posts Sunday accusing Beckman and some staff members of not offering proper treatment for a torn meniscus in his knee. U of I Athletic Director Mike Thomas supported Beckman in a later statement.
Mark Morris says the outreach work his company does stems from his belief that dance and other physical movement is a basic facet of human artistic expression, part of “everything that makes a people more civilized and empathetic”.