Talk of renaming sports teams is all the rage these days.
In fact, the University of Illinois at Springfield is paying an out-of-state consultant about $20,000 to recommend new names for the university's athletic teams, according to a conversation I had with the school this week.
By RICHARD TRUMKA
By TOM EMERY
The first Thanksgiving is often associated with the Pilgrims. Over two centuries later, President Lincoln was the first to make it official.
Devastating tornado will only strengthen village residents' appreciation for life
By Tim Miles
The news cycle never stops to take a breath, does it? It's an insatiable beast, and because most world news happens in somebody else's town, it's gotten relatively easy for us to move on as well.
In the 24-hour news cycle, everything is breaking news so nothing is.
By Jeffrey Brown and Avijit Ghosh
By Lee Hamilton
Let's start with the obvious: A democracy needs intelligence agencies.
It needs to know what's happening in the world — and understand the plans of allies and enemies — to keep the nation prepared and secure.
By Mike Lawrence
The television room in the fraternity house was often crowded and clamorous, filled with cheers and jeers while the brothers on the couches and the NFL teams on the screen battled.
By Thomas O'Rourke
The Affordable Care Act is a flawed model of financing health care.
By Carolyne D. Brooks
By James M. Cornelius