What do I love most about Illinois? It's rich history. So many world-changing events have happened in our state, and I don't think many people realize it!
s the 2014 governor's race gets under way, Reboot Illinois has obtained documents containing several likely campaign ad themes for Republican challenger Bruce Rauner. Readers are advised that these are only working titles.
County Health Rankings and Roadmaps, a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin's Population Health Institute, ranked every county in Illinois from most to least healthy.
Fortune magazine analyzed the annual revenues, profit growths, and net incomes of various companies and came up with their "100 Fastest Growing Companies" list in 2013. Five companies in Illinois made the list.
County Health Rankings and Roadmaps ranked every Illinois county from healthiest to least healthy. Do you live in one of the counties that fell in either the top 10 or the bottom 10?
While Peabody Energy may have hired a notorious public relations firm to hawk its international ad campaign, a village trustee and her rural farming community have exposed the devastating legacy of the world's largest coal company near its historic Illinois beginnings.
Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Mar 27 2014 4 How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate chang...
One of Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner's campaign platforms is term limits for Illinois lawmakers.
Expanded coal mining and the looming threat of fracking will create an unprecedented two-pronged threat to southern and central Illinois. Grassroots groups on the front lines of the extraction crisis raised the alarm in a letter to the Illinois General Assembly.
With the February unemployment statistics for Illinois due to come out in the next week or two, we take one last look at the data from January, a month where the overall unemployment rate for Illinois was 8.7 percent. Some cities were well below that.
Ever think election season would be more palatable with a soundtrack? Well, Illinois, here you go--all the songs we were reminded of during the primar...
Get a little confused by all of this pension talk? We've brought some of your favorites from the talking box to help you figure it out!
Ever wondered how much of what you pay at the pump goes toward taxes? Illinois is one of the 10 states with the highest gas tax. Where do we rank on the list though?
What happens when government regulators fail to uphold coal mining laws, in a state of constant violations? No one knows better than residents in Illinois.
Perhaps the most pressing question in all of this is if this proposal eventually becomes law, would we have to update our "12 ways to know your from Illinois" list to include a line about the millionaire's tax?
In the 10 states I worked carnivals this last year, I lived on the border of Chugach National Forest in Alaska and in a cow pasture outside Chicago with 40 Black Angus cows and a big, dirty bull.