By Adam Andrzejewski
After Illinois Auditor General William Holland retired last fall, three years into his third 10-year term, the General Assembly appointed state Rep. Frank Mautino, D-Spring Valley, as his replacement.
By Gene A. Budig and Alan Heap
Corporations of today see economic strength continuing in the U.S. if creativity and performance are recognized and rewarded, and executives are willing to shovel more private dollars to the schools if they produce needed and timely reformation.
As Rackspace's Futurist I'm known as one of Silicon Valley's top tech influencers. I didn't say that, IvyWorldWide.com did.
So, when I say Silicon Valley is being beaten, and is at risk of losing more companies to small towns, here's why. Recently, I've visited three of those towns, Urbana, Champaign and Blacksburg, Va.
By Mike Pemberton
"Let me run upstairs and slip into something more comfortable," my wife, Yolanda, says with a sly smile.
It's Saturday night and we've returned home from the local Mexican restaurant, La Casa Del Sol, after Mass at St. Anthony's.
By Gene Budig and Alan Heaps
When we look back at 2015, we can hope it was the year when Americans once again seriously re-engaged with issues of race. For too long, many have swept this important but sensitive issue under the rug.
This article is written in response to the Dec. 11 News-Gazette editorial and to explain some shortcomings of the criminal background check procedures for new University of Illinois hires.
By Krista Vance
I'm currently at a family reunion in Louisiana, and I have a confession. You have to promise not to tell the police or I'll be charged with premeditated murder ... I'm going to smother my parents.
I was so excited when my mom offered to share their hotel room with me. She sold the idea with, "Krista, think about the quality time we'll have."
By Ross Morreale
Medical cannabis has been available to Illinois patients for nearly two months and we have already witnessed countless success stories about how this natural remedy is helping people live an improved quality of life. In many cases, this improvement comes after all other treatment options have failed.