CHARLESTON -- It's not his home, his alma mater, or the campus he's spent 23 years dedicated to serving.New Eastern Illinois athletic director Tom Michael says, however, he's right where he needs to be."I'm honored to accept the position as the tenth director of athletics for Eastern Illinois University," said a noticeably emotional Michael. During a brief press conference announcing his new position, he revealed that 15 years ago to the day -- July 22, 1999 -- Michael's father passed away."I... More>>
Lincoln- Construction is underway across Illinois as crews make way for a high speed rail from Chicago to St. Louis. Employees from the Illinois Department of Transportation were in Lincoln on Tuesday at the Knights of Columbus hearing the concerns of community members. "We are interested in the safety and the accessibility of the high speed rails. The overpasses anandhe accessibility for anybody with a disability," Pete Roberts said. "Right now the trains are rocky and it's not necessarily... More>>
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DECATUR- Each year, hundreds of students miss school because they don't have the required immunizations.
SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois State Board of Education is seeking seven new members to serve on its bilingual education advisory council.
SPRINGFIELD - Steps are being taken by the Springfield Park District to fix a dysfunctional Southwind Park wind turbine. More>>
SPRINGFIELD - An Iowa filmmaker is partnering with the Lincoln Monument Association to make a documentary about Abraham Lincoln's tomb in Springfield, Illinois. More>>
SPRINGFIELD - In a weekly crop-status update, the United States Department of Agriculture says Illinois' corn crop is faring well, and is maturing faster than normal. More>>
CHICAGO - A nearly $1 billion capital construction spending plan intended to repair roads and bridges in Illinois has been signed by Governor Pat Quinn. More>>
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