August 27, 2014

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.


Governor Pat Quinn signs measure protecting pregnant women from losing their jobs.
(ACLU of Illinois)
August 27, 2014

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

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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