It took nine months, but after several negotiations between the Abingdon-Avon school district and the teachers association an agreement was reached.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP)–Bradley University is teaming with Illinois State University to host an “Alternative Break Citizenship School” this summer.
CHICAGO (AP)–The city of Chicago is kicking off another season of PlayStreets, neighborhood events which close streets to traffic and temporarily turn them into playgrounds for games, dancing and fitness classes.
CARTERVILLE, Ill. (AP)–Community colleges throughout Illinois are planning a three-day road trip to help promote electric vehicle charging stations.
MASCOUTAH, Ill. (AP)–Military aircraft from Scott Air Force base in southwest Illinois will use the adjacent MidAmerica Airport while the air base’s runway is worked on over the next five months.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP)–A long-time Northwestern University professor and pioneer in the field of swallowing disorders has died.
CHICAGO (AP)–Former President Bill Clinton has joined Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to push for better access to early childhood education.
Details continue to remain short on a contract between Knox County and the County Highway Department union.
Summer music festivals are the norm this time of year, but Swedish summer music festivals might be a lesser known tradition.
CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois lobbying firm that shares leadership with a state subcontractor is hosting a fundraiser for a group financially supporting Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s re-election. The event raises questions about “pay to play” politics in one of the most competitive governor’s races in the nation.