This http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/16/national/16children.html?pagewanted=1 is just what Gov. Rod Blagojevich wanted from his All Kids bill-signing ceremony Tuesday.
Here's the full News-Gazette story on state Sen. Rick Winkel's application/recommendation for the U.S. attorney's position in Springfield:
A News-Gazette gas prices site -- http://www.news-gazette.com/gasprice2005/ -- shows that prices here continue to drop like a rock ($1.91 a gallon!), even while they're 50 to 60 cents higher in subur
From this afternoon's News-Gazette:
Yep, we're in the middle of a gasoline price war that seems not to have spread anywhere beyond Champaign-Urbana.
We have a good, old-fashioned gas war going on in C-U, especially in C. Nowhere else in Illinois is gas priced lower than here. Check this out:
I am not a St. Louis Cardinals fan but I have come to appreciate Busch Stadium. Of all the baseball parks I have been in -- and my wife will tell you that I have been in way too many -- Busch is probably among the worst.
I can't repeat it here, but there's a pretty funny headline (actually a jump headline) on page 7 of today's Daily Illini. It must have been written by a frustrated and perhaps envious Cubs fan. who is also a DI copy editor.
This http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-0510170125oct17,1,3362756.story?coll=chi-news-hed was predictable. What I'd really like to see a