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💸 Bills upon bills: The 20 worst deadbeat parents of Illinois
A "deadbeat" parent is classified as those who owe $5,000 or more in past-due child support.These are the 20 parents that owe the most in past-due child support accumulated under an Illinois court or an administrative support order pursuant to Section 12-12.1 of the Illinois Public Aid Code.Source:I
2018 Illinois Suicide Prevention Summit to Focus on AFSP's Project 2025
MAYWOOD, Ill.,Sept. 19, 2018/PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease control has reported that the rate of suicide inthe United Statesrose by more than 25 percent since 2009, making it the 10th leading cause of death in 2016.The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)has established the goa
How to watch Penn State vs. Illinois
No. 10 Penn State (3-0) kicks off Big Ten play Friday night, taking on unranked Illinois (2-1) at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. The action between the Nittany Lions and Illini is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. Eastern and will be televised nationally by FS1.
New Illinois Law Allows Doctors To Switch Opioid Prescriptions For Medical Marijuana - The Ring of Fire Network
A recently-passed law in the state of Illinois is going to give doctors in the state the freedom needed to switch patientsfrom opioid painkillers to medical marijuana, a move the state hopes will help combat the opioid epidemic and thousands of opioid deaths the state has witnessed. Studies have con
Manufacturer to shutter 2 Illinois plants, open $26M Indiana facility
A suburban manufacturer has announced plans toinvest $26 millioninto a new facility in Hobart, Indiana, while shuttering its two Illinois plants.
Docs Show Green Billionaire Privately Lobbied Illinois AG To Join Anti-Exxon Crusade
Billionaire activist Wendy Abrams attempted to lobby Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to join other states in suing ExxonMobil,according to emailsobtained by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI). Madigan never took up the offer, but Abrams’ pitch shows the effort to sue oil companies sta
Champaign-Urbana Weekend Planner September 21-23 Sponsored by Illinois Athletics
On Saturday, September 22 at 7 pm, the Fighting Illini Soccer team hostsSoktoberfest,an annual tradition featuring a pre-game tailgate, free food, inflatables, face painter and much more! Come cheer on the Illini as they take on #21 Penn State under the lights at Illinois Soccer Stadium.
Illinois Has 9 Of The 50 Best Suburbs In The U.S.: Study
ILLINOIS — On Niche's latest list of America's 50 best suburbs, Illinois snagged nearly 20 percent of the spots. Ranging from No. 3 to No. 49, many of Illinois' suburbs make easy work out of creating great places to live.
Study: Illinois will pay $184B in retired teacher pension, health care costs
"We're starting to reach the point where more and more people are retired, they're collecting those benefits and the state has not saved for them at all," said Chad Aldeman, principal at BELLWETHER EDUCATION PARTNERS. "It's putting their budgets in a very tough situation where, I think everyone want
Illinois Basketball: Illini targets in the top 150 for the class of 2020
Those two departing before 2020 makes this class a big one for the Illinois basketball program. They need more guards to come in and, thankfully, the class of 2020 can fill that need. This is a guard-heavy class. Illinois will also need a big man as well. More big man depth is always a big thing wit
With a booming economy, Illinois may not be able to escape SNAP work requirement again
As the time nears for Illinois to decide whether it will request a waiver to exempt work requirements for federal food assistance, a central Illinois Republican and the candidate running to replace him are asking Gov. Bruce Rauner to forgo the waiver request.In previous years, Rauner’s office has su
Candidate Erika Harold for Illinois Attorney General tip-toes around her views on same-sex marriage
In this Sept. 19, 2017, photo, Erika Harold speaks to The City Club of Chicago, in Chicago. Harold, a Republican, is running for Illinois Attorney General next year, after AG Lisa Madigan's sudden announcement that she wouldn't seek a fifth term. (AP Photo by Sophia Tareen)
Illinois Fighting Illini Player to Watch: Del'Shawn Phillips
Del'Shawn Phillips came to Illinois before the 2017 season after spending two seasons at Garden City Community College. Phillips was ranked as the No. 2 junior college linebacker and tallied 85 tackles last season. Prior to the season, he was named as a captain along with fellow linebacker Dele Hard
Appellate court punts on lawsuit over Illinois abortion law
State Rep. Peter Breen, R-Lombard, talks about the HB40 lawsuit. Gov. Bruce Rauner answers the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board's question about the measure
Economists warn of trouble over Illinois’ pension debt
A conference of economic minds in Chicago warned that states with underfunded pensions like Illinois are more vulnerable to the next economic downturn.The nonprofit Volcker Alliance conference Monday in Chicago examined ways states can avoid a financial crisis similar to the last recession. Most spe
Illinois listed as 10th most diverse state in the U.S.
ILLINOIS (WICS/WRSP) —Illinois ranked as the 10th most diverse state in the country.That's according to a survey by WalletHub.com.The most diverse state is California, and the least diverse is West Virginia.For the full list of rankings, clickhere.
Dean Emeritus Simpson returns to present scholarship | News - Illinois State
Johnson is a freshman actuarial science major from Morton, Illinois. While in high school, she was involved in several leadership clubs, the dance team, and orchestra, all while working three jobs! Shelby’s goal is to work at an insurance company as an actuary.
Champaign Toast: A Look Back at the 2012 Penn State vs. Illinois Game
The 2012 Penn State football team will forever be remembered in the rich history of the program. In late September of that season, the Nittany Lions visited Illinois to open up conference play, but this game was like none before. After the NCAA sanctions were levied that July, one of the major ramif
Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Florida St Seminoles 9/22/2018 Picks Predictions Previews
Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Florida St Seminoles 9/22/2018 Picks Predictions PreviewsMore College Football Picks Predictions PreviewsNorthern Illinois Huskies vs. Florida St Seminoles—Free pick is Northern Illinois Huskies +10. Florida St is a struggling team. Their only victory came against FCS s
Rams face must-win versus Illinois State this week | Mile High Sports
Of course, it’s Ag Day and that brings the big-time Bar-B-Que, the orange out and the pumpkin and alfalfa jerseys. They’re the best jersey combination the Rams have, and they’re really good luck, as CSU has gone 8-0 all-time on Ag Day in those jerseys.