Rauner Apologies For Comments Made About CPS Educators
2 hours ago
Governor Rauner is apologizing for comments he made about Chicago educators before he took office. Emails released yesterday by Mayor Emanuel's administration show that Rauner once called half of CPS teachers "virtually illiterate" and half of the principals "incompetent." The governor sent the email in 2011 when he...
Tuesday Deadline to Apply for Mattoon Waterfowl Hunting
3 hours ago
The drawing date for waterfowl hunting at Lake Mattoon is set for August 2nd. Application forms are available at the city clerk’s office at Mattoon City Hall. The deadline to apply is July 26th.
Illinois Election Authorities Review Hacked Voter System
4 hours ago
Illinois election authorities are reviewing the state's voter rolls to see if hackers stole any information in a cyber attack last week. The Illinois State Board of Elections is telling county clerks that it doesn't believe hackers got hold of any voter information. The state board says hackers entered the system through...
Dangerous heat: reminders
16 hours ago
The area is experiencing dangerously hot and humid conditions this weekend, which is why an Excessive Heat Warning remains in effect through this evening for the Illinois counties of the listening area. That will also be in effect Sunday. Meanwhile, a Heat Advisory is in effect for west central Indiana through Saturday. Heat...