CHICAGO (AP) — Famed women’s rights activist Gloria Steinem did not make it to Chicago as scheduled Friday to personally endorse Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn in a tough re-election race but her support allowed the Democratic governor to tout his support from women anyway.
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois program to help women become outdoors enthusiasts will celebrate its 20th anniversary this month.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Illinois’ Department of Veterans Affairs sites insist they have the resources to tend to the fast-rising ranks of female veterans despite evidence of admitted shortcomings nationally.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Emma Meesseman took advantage of Elena Delle Donne’s absence for Chicago to finish with career highs of 16 points and 11 rebounds to lift the Washington Mystics to a 79-68 victory over the short-handed Sky on Friday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored 23 points and the Chicago Sky spoiled the New York Liberty’s return to Madison Square Garden with a 79-65 win Saturday night.
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Elena Delle Donne had 23 points, Jessica Breland added 13 and the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 74-71 on Friday night in their WNBA season opener.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has made his pitch to raise the Illinois minimum wage at a women’s luncheon attended by many top Democrats and candidates.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Jordan Hooper, a Nebraska native and lone senior on the roster, scored 29 points on Senior Night as the No. 16 Cornhuskers held off Illinois 72-65 Thursday for their ninth-straight win.