SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says there was a “misunderstanding of the rules” when no Republicans were in attendance at a vote involving Barack Obama’s presidential library.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.
Galesburg native Julie Lindstrom worked on the set of “Draft Day”. We had the chance to chat with her about her experience on the WGIL Morning news.
Julie is a graduate of Galesburg High School, Knox College and graduate school at Northwestern University. She has done electrical work on numerous movie sets including her role as Best Boy Electric for the new Kevin Costner movie “Draft Day”.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Northwestern University is asking the National Labor Relations Board to overturn a regional director’s ruling that the school’s football players are employees under federal law and thus entitled to unionize.
HOOPESTON, Ill. (AP) — IKEA’s U.S. subsidiary is buying a long-planned wind-energy project in eastern Illinois as part of the company’s initiative to offset its power use with renewable energy generation.
MATTHEWS, N.C. (AP) — Family Dollar says it will be cutting jobs and closing about 370 underperforming stores as it looks for ways to improve its financial performance. It says it will also cut prices on about 1,000 basic items.
CHICAGO (AP) — A man facing charges for holding police at bay for hours during a standoff on Chicago’s iconic Lake Shore Drive is waiving extradition to Georgia.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago-based airline catering firm has announced the recall of 41 appetizer meals prepared for three British Airways flights that flew out of Miami.