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Keep Illinois Weird: The State's 10 Most Unusual Landmarks

Illinois natives often try to describe what it's like to be from the Land of Lincoln, but at times it all comes down to, "It's not normal, it's an Illinois thing." With our weird town names and bizarre high school mascots, we Illinoisans are just plain strange. Show More Summary

During Segregation, A Mountain Oasis Gave Black Families A Summer Escape

NPR's Code Switch recalls Lincoln Hills, the only mountain resort west of the Mississippi where African-Americans could buy land or rent cabins. It was founded in the mid-1920s in the Rocky Mountains at a time when the Ku Klux Klan was prominent in Colorado.

Blacks And Hispanics Are Lining Up For Their Concealed Carry Permits In Chicago

The Land of Lincoln was the last state to recognize concealed carry rights in July of 2013 after the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled...

This one GIF shows how the value of land in America has changed over 40 years

If you bought large swaths of land in California or Connecticut in 1975, today you would be a very wealthy person. That is one of the large takeaways from a new GIF from the folks at Howmuch.net. Using data from the Lincoln Institute...Show More Summary

Mike Tobin: Fox News Channel’s ‘Greatest Critics Don’t Watch Us’

For Midwest bureau correspondents like Fox News Channel’s Mike Tobin, there’s never a dull moment when it comes to covering political figures in the Land of Lincoln. “These Illinois politicians “are the gift that keeps on giving,” Tobin told TVNewser this week while covering Dennis Hastert‘s arraignment in Chicago. Show More Summary

Scott Rudin, Lincoln Center Theater Fill Beaumont Slot With Young Vic ‘View From The Bridge’ On Broadway

EXCLUSIVE: Thanks to the success of its Tony-winning revival of The King And I — and the failure of The Visit — a hit London revival of A View From The Bridge will land on Broadway this fall, courtesy of a partnership between Lincoln...Show More Summary

In the Land of Lincoln, Lawmakers Smear North American Bobcat

Commercial trappers are the ones with the most practical interest in bobcats. They want to kill them for their pelts – because the beautifully marked fur of these cats can go for $700 for a single pelt. Photo by iStockphoto Something bizarre, unfair, and ugly happened in Springfield yesterday. Show More Summary

Powderhook Releases Over 180 Local Outdoor Events

3 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

LINCOLN, Nebraska– Powderhook has a mission and it’s simple: Access For All. Powderhook’s original focus was on cultivating opportunities to access private land and gathering the largest accessible database of public hunting and fishing locations. Show More Summary

Traffic congestion at Finkl site concerns residents

Redevelopment ideas for land that housed a former steel factory just west of Lincoln Park are pitting residents who are concerned about traffic congestion against a nonprofit that suggests the site keep its "planned manufacturing district" zoning designation. Show More Summary

Zelinsky: Tax And ERISA Implications Of The Illinois Private Sector Retirement Plan

Edward A. Zelinsky (Cardozo), Retirement in the Land of Lincoln: The Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Act, 2016 U. Ill. L. Rev. ___ : Illinois has now become the first state to complete legislative enactment of a state-mandated, state-operated retirement system for private employers. As it debated, the Illinois General...

Jeep Plans Luxury SUV Positioned Above New Grand Wagoneer

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Jeep plans to launch a large, luxurious SUV to take on the likes of the Cadillac Escalade, Land Rover Range Rover, Lincoln Navigator and Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, according to Sergio Marchionne, the CEO of Jeep parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU]. This will be a new SUV positioned above the full-size Grand Wagoneer that Jeep plans...

Dr. Gridlock: Traffic delays near Lincoln Memorial and 14th Street Bridge because of ‘medical situation’

D.C. Police said there is a “medical situation” near the Lincoln Memorial and the 14th Street bridge in Northwest Washington.Few details were immediately available.  There were some reports that a helicopter was landing in the area to help deal with the problem.Read full article >>

America the Obstructed

Timothy Egan on Lincoln: Now think of the legacy on this anniversary of the American passion play. Think of free land for the landless, the transcontinental railroad, the seeding of what would grow into national parks, the granting of human rights to people who had none. … … But beyond: Could the Republicans who control […]

How Lincoln Center Landed David Geffen’s $100M Gift (And Whether They Did It Right)

5 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Just three weeks after a surprising announcement that finally marked progress in long-delayed efforts to overhaul the hall, the outdated home of the New York Philharmonic, the back story of how Mr. Geffen’s $100 million gift came about is surfacing, as are questions about the gift’s size and terms.”

Is Infiniti Getting Back To Normal? Two Whole Consecutive Months Of YOY U.S. Sales Growth

Infiniti USA reported a 20% year-over-year February 2015 sales improvement, a gain of nearly 2000 sales during a period which saw Cadillac, Buick, Jaguar, and Lincoln sales decrease. Among premium brands, only Land Rover (up 23%), and Lexus (up 22%) posted greater February gains than Infiniti. Show More Summary

“With Malice Toward None, With Charity For All”

The spirit of Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address is as far removed from an American president landing on an aircraft carrier and announcing “Mission Accomplished” as…

Matthew McConaughey Accused of Allowing Hunters to Shoot Trapped Animals on His Property

It's hard to think of a celebrity who had a better 2014 than Matthew McConaughey. McConaughey won Best Actor at the Oscars, starred in one one of TV's most acclaimed series with True Detective, and even landed  a Lincoln endorsementShow More Summary

Lincoln wins PSAL football championship at Yankee Stadium!

The land of Lincoln is ruled by Luis Rodriguez. The RB scored a pair of first-half touchdowns in the PSAL city title game at Yankee Stadium.

The New Cosmopolitan & the Slow Climb Out of Lipstick-and-Lasagna Land

9 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

"I am so fucking excited to see you all!" Joanna Coles, clad in a pair of leather leggings, yelled from the stage of the David H. Koch theater at Lincoln Center at 9:30 a.m. on a brisk Saturday in November. Coles, the editor-in-chief...Show More Summary

Illinois coach Tim Beckman makes case to keep his job

9 months agoSports : Globetrotting

As Illinois players hoisted the Land of Lincoln trophy Saturday in the middle of Ryan Field after their 47-33 throttling of Northwestern, coach Tim Beckman issued a direct order amid the delirium.

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