Illinois News

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  • Illinois universities see rise in union activity

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Non-tenured faculty and graduate students in Illinois are looking to unions as pay and benefits stagnate.... Read More

  • Ramsey Lewis to play Chicago Jazz Festival before retiring

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Grammy Award-winning pianist and composer Ramsey Lewis will give his last live performance in Chicago before retiring at the city's jazz festival this year.... Read More

  • Astronomical society opens observatory in Central Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- An astronomical society in Central Illinois is inviting the public to go on an adventure of cosmic proportions.... Read More

  • Marker dedicated for W. Indiana's 'Little Syria' community

    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) -- A new historical marker that honors Syrian immigrants who flocked to western Indiana in the early 1900s has been dedicated in Terre Haute.... Read More

  • Motorist dies after driving car off Navy Pier into lake

    CHICAGO (AP) -- A motorist has died after driving off the Navy Pier in Chicago.... Read More

Top U.S. News

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  • Barbara Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'

    HOUSTON (AP) -- Barbara Bush was the "first lady of the greatest generation."... Read More

  • The Latest: Barbara Bush's casket wheeled out of church

    HOUSTON (AP) -- The Latest on the funeral and burial of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local):... Read More

  • After air accidents, survivors grapple with flying again

    Hundreds of hands grappling with oxygen masks. Flight attendants warning passengers to brace for impact. The plane hurtling toward the unforgiving ground.... Read More

  • Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

    PHOENIX (AP) -- U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in several states.... Read More

  • Romney seeks Utah Republican Party nomination at convention

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) -- Mitt Romney may have one of the best-known names in national politics, but he's still going to have to face down nearly a dozen Republican contenders in Utah on Saturday in his bid to restart his political career with a U.S. Senate seat.... Read More