As absentee oil and gas companies register with the state of Illinois this month, downstate citizens groups are taking the lead among statewide enviro...
When I see kindness, love and giving to animals, I say, " Yes, and thank you" to those caring for part of life on earth. When I experience my family supporting each other I say, "Yes, and thank you" for making the ties that bind stronger and for building generations to come.
Our list of the day looks at the Top 25 highest and lowest property tax rates by county in Illinois. A low rate does not translate to a low property tax bill, of course, but it's a pretty interesting look at the range paid by property owners statewide.
On an emotional social justice issue, sometimes people will not commit until they are forced to choose which side of history they want to be on. So until the vote, we may not know who is for us, against us, or who will simply never commit either way.
This week's edition stars those who know the Speaker of the House and the director of the Illinois State Lottery.
Outraged by the misleading information on the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity's website for children on coal, former coal miners and citizen groups in the coal country of southern Illinois have launched a CREDO petition to bring the state's infamous coal education fiasco to an end.
There has never been an LGBT March on Springfield for our rights. It is about time that we show up and show our unity across all our differences, including with our partners in equality from labor unions, racial and gender justice groups, businesses, nonprofits, culture groups and more.
If you live in Illinois, you may have a Fortune 500 company in your backyard. In today's chart we break down the Fortune 500 to the Top 25 Illinois co...
Because September is National Yoga Awareness Month, hotels are offering up deals to help first-time yoga practitioners get their downward dog just right.
While Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn makes an admirable push to limit exposure to television for kids in daycare this month, his administration continues to flaunt a creepy, outdated and blatantly deceiving website on coal for children.
We started Reboot Illinois last year because we wanted to be part of the solution. We believe if enough of us act together, we can change Illinois, for good.
What will $500 million buy you, in terms of orders of some great Chicago foods?
Dan Rutherford is playing by the social media rules, Kirk Dillard is one of the most engaging candidates on the Twitter-sphere, people must really want to hear what Gov. Quinn has to say, and Bill Brady writes golden tweets.
It was a visual picnic just standing in the security lines outside Boardwalk Hall. Svelte long-legged 20-somethings posed in short-short-short dresses in tight-tight-tight glittery material and high-high-high heels.
Think all campaign spending goes toward advertising, printing yard signs and making campaign T-shirts? You'd be amazed at the expenses incurred by candidates stumping for votes.
. We're following the social media trends of the six candidates for Illinois governor. The early returns show GOP candidate Bruce Rauner leading the pack in Facebook friends, though his numbers have begun to plateau after a meteoric initial rise.