August 28, 2014 - News Local/State

U Of I To Boost Cell Reception At Memorial Stadium

Just as the Illini are about to kick off another season, University of Illinois officials plan to make it easier for sports fans to use cellphones at Memorial Stadium.


August 27, 2014 - News Local/State

Vallas: Rauner Plan Would Cost Schools $4 Billion

Governor Pat Quinn's running mate is attacking Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner's budget plan for Illinois - this time targeting its impact on schools.


August 27, 2014 - News Local/State

Allerton Park Plans For Future

Allerton Park is working with an architectural firm and holding public meetings as it works through a planning process intended to get itself ready for the next generation of visitors.


Peter Theo Curtis talks with reporters outside his mother's home in Cambridge, MA.

(Charles Krupa/AP)

August 27, 2014 - News National/International

US Journalist Thankful For Work To Secure Freedom

A U.S. journalist says he is overwhelmed to learn of the efforts that went into securing his release from a Syrian extremist group.


Governor Pat Quinn signs measure protecting pregnant women from losing their jobs.

(ACLU of Illinois)

August 27, 2014 - News Local/State

Pregnant Workers To Be Protected Under New State Law

Despite current employment protections, pregnant women in the workplace are still sometimes forced out of jobs in Illinois. The governor Tuesday signed legislation aimed at ending that practice.


Douglas McAuthur McCain, in a March 2008 photo by the Hennepin County, MN Sheriff's Office.

(AP Photo/Hennepin County, Minn. Sheriff's Office)

August 27, 2014 - News National/International

American Reportedly Fighting Alongside Extremists In Syria Dies

A U.S. citizen reportedly fighting alongside a terrorist group in Syria has died.  The National Security Council has not said whether or not Douglas McAuthur McCain was fighting for the group that calls itself the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL.)


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