CHICAGO (AP)–President Barack Obama is headed home to Chicago to speak at Northwestern University and stump for Democratic Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–The Illinois Department of Central Management Services plans to relist six state-owned airplanes for sale on an online auction site after a previous attempt to lure buyers brought bids for only two planes.
CHICAGO (AP)–Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has asked the city’s sister agencies to pay all contractor and subcontractor employees a minimum wage of $13 an hour.
CHICAGO (AP)–The Federal Aviation Administration says Chicago’s airports are nearing normal activity after a fire at an air traffic control center last week brought flights to a halt.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP)–A longtime officer with the East St. Louis Police Department is replacing the assistant chief who resigned amid sexual harassment allegations.
PALMYRA, Ill. (AP)–Construction has finished on $5.5 million upgrades to security systems and energy efficiency at two Macoupin County schools.
The Galesburg School Board can now begin the work of finding a replacement for Superintendent Bart Arthur.
It can’t be avoided and it doesn’t matter what season we’re in, if the weather’s nice there will be road construction around Illinois.