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Illinois Lawmaker Denies Making The Least Subtle Patronage Request Ever

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

Patronage requests are usually made quietly, perhaps in a smoke-filled back room, but one Illinois Republican appears to have brought sunlight to the ...

Tied Up With Student Loans? Maybe You Went to One of These Schools?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 04.06.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

You graduate college and enter the real world, and then reality hits. You need to pay rent, pay for utilities and, most likely, start paying back your loans.

Lawyer Says SIU Student Wrote Rap Lyrics Not Terror Threat

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 12.20.2011 | College

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — An aspiring rapper on trial over what authorities say was a note threatening a Virginia Tech-like killing spree set off "al...

Proof That Bad Sex Can Ruin Your Marriage

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 12.01.2011 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

Surely scientists do not need to study this question. We all know the answer without even bothering with some lame scientific study. Or surely this was settled scientifically a long time ago, right?

SIU Student Creates Scholarship Fund For Kids With Jailed Parents

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While some resources are available for inmates looking to turn their lives around after jail, many children with incarcerated parents end up making ma...

Asian Carp PLANTED Near Lake Michigan? Scientist Thinks So

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — A 3-foot-long Asian carp discovered in a Chicago waterway near Lake Michigan appears to have spent most of its life there...

Toyota Lashed Out At Professor David Gilbert During Big Recall

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CARBONDALE, Ill. — It's the kind of publicity any university might dream about: An instructor uncovers a possible flaw that's causing some of th...

Illinois Budget Crisis Hits Home: Infant Denied Immunizations Because Mother Has State Insurance (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

To many Illinoisans, the state's $13 billion budget deficit can seem like an abstraction, a big number with little direct impact on daily life. But f...

Now That We Have the "Right" To Health Care, How Will We Be Assured The "Duties" Will Be Performed?

Tamara N. Holder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tamara N. Holder

Today, President Obama extended all Americans a "right" that prisoners already possess: health care. But, the right to health care means nothing unl...

Giannoulias Aide Tied To University Of Illinois Clout List, SIU Law Rejected Blago-Backed Applicants

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- A campaign adviser to state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias helped a politically connected applicant who'd been wait-listed get admitted t...