August 09, 2014 - News Local/State

Department Head Discusses U Of I’s Reported Decision On Prof. Salaita

A week after the University of Illinois reportedly withdrew a job offer to a professor who posted controversial comments on Twitter, the head of the department overseeing that position says the decision harms the university’s reputation and ability to attract talented professors.


August 08, 2014 - News Local/State

Clinton Landfill Owners To Appeal Chem Waste Ban

The owner of the Clinton Landfill says it will appeal the latest modification to its state EPA permit, which bans it from accepting PCB and manufactured gas plant waste.


August 08, 2014 - News Local/State

Quinn Won’t Say Why Administration Contradicted Itself On Patronage

 Governor Pat Quinn won't say why his administration contradicted itself when it came to cleaning up hiring at the Illinois Department of Transportation. The administration had previously said the fix was done, but now says it isn't complete.


Tobacco plants in Kentucky have produced a serum to treat Ebola

(Associated Press)

August 08, 2014 - News National/International

Investors Pump Prospects Of Unproven Ebola Treatments

Interest in drugs that might be used to treat Ebola virus has hit a fever pitch, but the buzz isn't simply about fear of Ebola, or about saving lives in poor nations of West Africa. It's also about money.


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