Central Illinois Gazette
Daily dose -- No to C-U merger 100 years ago, Illinois public pensions, Prepaid tuition program falling short, Concealed carry bills, Mayoral debateMon, 03/07/2011 - 11:33am | Tom Kacich
Daily dose -- Local history including religion controversy at the UI 50 years ago, Moment of silence law, State pension cut, Happiness is healthinessThu, 03/03/2011 - 9:29am | Tom Kacich
Daily dose -- Heroic pilot 50 yrs ago, Gun show shooting investigation, School consolidation, Concealed carry, Tomorrow's columnTue, 03/01/2011 - 9:08am | Tom Kacich
Local history: a heroic pilot
In 1911, supporters of a new high school in Champaign are circulating a petition calling for a public vote on the issue. After a mass meeting last night, they already had 31 of the 50 names needed to force the vote.
Daily dose: When C-U merger was an issue, Champaign money to Rahm, Guns save lives, Darin LaHood gets his job, Horse racing industry dying?, Yogi and GatorMon, 02/28/2011 - 11:05am | Tom Kacich
An Associated Press story today reports that Gov. Pat Quinn's budget includes adding 945 state jobs http://www.suntimes.com/news/3880869-418/quinn-plan-would-add-945-state-....
Here's a little more detail on which agencies in higher education are -- and are not -- getting more employees.
Daily dose: The big day in local history, Sandoval back at it, Sponsored license plates, Illinois-Minny gameFri, 02/11/2011 - 9:17am | Tom Kacich
Champaign-Urbana 2.2 inches
Danville 3 inches