Featured Picks

Among the 1,939 former students and faculty featured on our Gies College of Business-powered website: 1990 economics grad and former Illini football manager Lance Landeck, whose career in education has taken him from Tuscola (teacher) to Atwood-Hammond (principal) to Oakland (superintendent since 2011).

Among the 1,940 former students and faculty on our Gies College of Business-powered website: 1970 history/economics grad John Matras, a prolific automotive writer whose stuff you might have seen in Car and Driver, Consumer Reports, Popular Science or dozens of other publications.

Under a proposed ordinance up for a vote tonight, the county could prohibit recreational-marijuana businesses such as cannabis-cultivation centers, dispensaries, craft growers, and infuser, processing and transporting businesses in all unincorporated areas.