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Debut of Thirsty Land Film

Thirsty Land debuted this weekend at the Water for Food Global Conference in Lincoln, Nebraska. The film was brought about in a collaboration between the Water for Food Institute and the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska. Now the makers of this film are in the process of submitting their work to film festivals across... Read More

Illinois proposes per-mile driving tax

Illinois motorists may soon be the victims of their own good behavior. Drivers in the Land of Lincoln have been improving their fuel efficiency and driving more hybrid and electric cars that lessen their reliance on gasoline. As a result, the state isn't collecting as much money through its gasoline tax as it once did. Show More Summary

Whatever became of Bill Schuman?

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

Anyone alive in the 1960s will remember William Schuman, a power in the land of American music. President of Juilliard and the Lincoln Center, he won two Pulitzer prizes and a National medal for the Arts for his abundant orchestral music, which included ten symphonies. Not a note of his gets played nowadays. Chicago psychotherapist […]

Supreme Court Breakfast Table

It’s been a great week for Hillary Clinton, Merrick Garland, and Barack Obama. Each is the very embodiment of merit, competence, and hard work. Interestingly enough, all have roots in the land of Lincoln, but their success also sheds light on how some of Lincoln’s legacy is now under stress.

Election Forecast... Cloudy With a Chance of Change

There is never a dull moment in Chicago politics, but this particular election cycle is sort of peculiar. On March 15th, people in the Land of Lincoln will be voting for state and county offices. Normally, this election would get lukewarm...Show More Summary

Lincoln Park detour sign misspells 'Illinois'

The Land of Lincoln may not be winning spelling bees any time soon. An orange detour sign at the corner of Diversey Parkway and Sheffield Avenue in Lincoln Park misspelled the state's name in directing drivers to the Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center entrance on Wellington Avenue due to...

These Are The 10 Most 'Miserable' Places in Illinois, says RoadSnacks

Illinois has its share of state government problems, but the website Roadsnacks says some cities in the Land of Lincoln have it a lot worse than others. Using U.S. Census data, Roadsnacks put together a list of what it considers the most miserable Illinois cities. Roadsnacks ranked 403 Illinois cities with populations higher than 2,000. Show More Summary

The Most Elusive Piece of Land in Los Angeles

LA River-adjacent Piggyback Yard is a super-hot commodity that no one can get their hands on Lots of people want a piece of the bustling Lincoln Heights shipping yard known as Piggyback Yard. Actually, they don't want a piece—they want the whole thing, all 125, LA River-side acres of it. Show More Summary

Consumers caught in the middle of insurers, hospital payment disputes

Some Chicago area consumers were surprised to learn this month that insurance companies can at any time limit their access to doctors and hospitals in health plans. Land of Lincoln Health announced last week on its website that it will drop the University of Chicago's top-flight medical center...

Is Alexian Brothers in Land of Lincoln's network? Alexian has no idea

There is more confusion over Land of Lincoln Health's network of hospitals and doctors. Alexian Brothers Health Systems in the northwest suburbs confirmed Monday that negotiations over a new contract with Land of Lincoln broke down at the end of last year over reimbursement rates. But a hospital...

Land of Bait-and-Switch

No, there's no health insurance company named Land of Bait-and-Switch operating in Illinois. But we understand why people might think so. Over the past few months, many people signed up with upstart insurer Land of Lincoln Health in part because it offered the University of Chicago Medical Center...

Land of Lincoln drops U. of C. medical center; customers claim 'bait and switch'

Land of Lincoln Health, a struggling Chicago health insurer, will drop the University of Chicago's medical center and affiliated doctors from its insurance network March 1, an unexpected change that has upset some customers. The move comes after some customers bought coverage at the end of last...

On Hold in the Land of Lincoln

I don't expect my wife or my 13-year-old daughter to know the ID number for our family's current health insurance plan, but I was stunned to learn late Monday afternoon that nobody at Land of Lincoln Health, our new insurance provider, could come up with that basic information. Show More Summary

Mission Accomplished

On May 1, 2003 on the flight deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln then President George W. Bush, after becoming the first U.S. president to land on an aircraft carrier in a

Peter Schiff: "Mission Accomplished"

By Peter Schiff of EuroPacific Capital Mission Accomplished On May 1, 2003 on the flight deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln then President George W. Bush, after becoming the first U.S. president to land on an aircraft carrier in a fixed...Show More Summary

Illinois (Somehow) Sheds Title of Worst-Run State in America

Illinoisans don't need a report or survey or scholarly article to know the Land of Lincoln is poorly managed. But apparently it's no longer the nation's worst-run state, according to a new survey from 24/7 Wall Street. Last year, Illinois earned the abject accolade of worst-run state. Show More Summary

Land of Lincoln, an ACA startup, stops writing new small-group policies

Land of Lincoln Health, a federally funded insurance startup, is no longer accepting new small-business customers for 2016, the company confirmed Monday. A spokeswoman at the Chicago-based insurer said current small-business clients will be able to renew into a 2016 Land of Lincoln policy. But renewals...

Organizers seat woman behind Trump ‘because she’s black’ — so she silently protests by reading her book

7 months agoNews : The Raw Story

An Illinois woman became an Internet celebrity after she read a book during a campaign speech by Donald Trump. Johari Osayi Idusuyi, a student at Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield, said she brought a copy of “Citizen,” an award-winning book on everyday racism by Claudia...

The Land Of ‘Empire’ And Lincoln Brings Back Film Tax Credits – Kind Of

According to the MPAA today, the home of Abraham Lincoln and shows like Empire and Chicago P.D. is about to be "opening the door to new and exciting productions" with the return of its shuttered tax credits program. Except it isn't exactly...Show More Summary

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