Ever notice how strange-sound words tend to start sounding normal after hearing them enough? What words come up frequently in Illinois that seem mundane to those of us who live here but maybe deserve a second look?
In the historic Harris v. Quinn case, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that home-care workers, many of whom are just parents acting as the primary caregiver for their ill children, shouldn't be forced to join a union.
How's the job outlook in your city or county? For residents in all but three of Illinois' 102 counties, the unemployment rate fell in May.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
Decades ago, FDR chose the right path for our country and prevailed in the face of opposition determined to block a fair wage for our workers.
Over the past four years, students in the first graduating class of Southland College Prep Charter High School spent five days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. preparing for the next phase of their lives.
If you're having a hard time figuring out where to take the family for dinner, or maybe that hot date of yours, there's a list for that.
Last week, Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law a measure that bans police departments from setting ticket quotas for their officers, which takes effect immediately for local, county and state police.
A new list released by CosumerReports.org has named the safest hospitals in Illinois based on their abilities to avoid infections, readmissions, cesarean sections and surgery-adverse events.
This is what happens when you give special privileges and entitlements to select politicians. Why take a politician through so much scrutiny to win an office when many politicians deceive the people while in office anyway?
Illinois became the 20th state in the U.S. to legalize medical marijuana in July 2013. But the Illinois law, which allows for a four-year medical marijuana pilot program, could be the next big windfall for cronyism in the state.
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When it comes to getting the perfect summer glow, it's no secret that an exfoliator is a key player in the process. But, have you ever looked closely into your bottle and thought about what those tiny little beads of added texture actually are?
Regardless of how the lawsuit against Dan Rutherford plays out, it's interesting to note that two of the four Republican candidates for governor are now linked to alleged racketeering conduct.
Reboot Illinois' Madeleine Doubek believes Illinois is a sick state. There's election-year paralysis going around, and she has the examples to back it up.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, June 5 2014 How unusual...