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Illinois Man Gets 20 Years in Nebraska Crash Case

(SIDNEY, Neb.) — A 37-year-old Illinois truck driver has been given 20 years in prison for a crash in Nebraska last year that killed a Maryland family.Josef...

The Illinois Primary in Pictures

Republican presidential candidates and their supporters swarm the Land of Lincoln for Tuesday’s contest.

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–The number of years former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has been sentenced to serve in prison for trying to sell Barack Obama’s Senate seat. “I am...

The Illinois Tea Party

Would you like milk or sugar with your tea? Or how about lower electricity bills? Disgusted with their utility companies' plans to hike electricity rates as much...

Illinois: The Newest Millionaire's Wish

What, other than Silicon Valley garages, has made millionaires out of 1,144 Americans over the past two decades? The answer is state lotteries, which for...

Illinois: Of God and Mammon

Like many other rural congregations, the Kinmundy United Methodist Church (congregation: 170) in southern Illinois has long relied on the collection plate for...

Americana: God and Elvis in Illinois

The First Church of God in tiny (pop. 6,800) Benton, Ill., has a new patron saint of sorts: Elvis Presley. The fundamentalist church's affiliation with the...

The Courts: Tropic of Illinois

THE COURTS Tropic of Illinois Having "carefully and delicately" read Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer, the Illinois Supreme Court last month declared the book...

Illinois: Yorktown Revisited

"If Paul Douglas is in trouble," thundered Hubert Humphrey at a Democratic rally in Chicago last week, "then George Washington was in trouble at Yorktown."...