Illinois is the "Land of Lincoln" and that means that Abe's birthday is celebrated as a state holiday.Monday, February 12th, expect most city, county and state offices to be closed. That includes most courts, all Chicago Public Libraries,...Show More Summary
The time has come to get schwifty in Chicago “Rick and Morty” has landed in the city in the form of a pop-up bar at Replay in Lincoln Park. The event began Jan. 24 at the arcade bar, and is planned to run through Feb. 11. To celebrate the interdimensional comedy, Replay will offer a special menu...
New bestsellers arrive with City of Endless Night by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child in fiction and It’s Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration Is Doing to America by David Cay Johnston in nonfiction landing the highest this week.
Politicians are going to have a hard time spinning this : The Land of Lincoln is experiencing heavy losses of people and income to other states, new IRS data reveal. Illinois lost more than 86,000 people and $4.75 billion in adjusted...Show More Summary
Rahm takes another beating from some financial types - an arena where he supposedly "made" millions: As Christmas looms around the corner, it seems as though the only gifts finding their way to the Land of Lincoln have been a wave of...Show More Summary
In the Land of IHC you never know what monster madness to expect, especially from Lincoln & El. After mysteriously finding their way into this realm, the best friend duo have made a place for themselves with their punk spirit and killer fashion sense. Show More Summary
LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska Game and Parks Commission officials have confirmed that a male mountain lion killed two goats near Chadron in Dawes County. The owner of the land where the goats were killed contacted Game and Parks officials on Oct. Show More Summary
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner today signed a bill to keep abortion on demand up to birth legal and establish the Land of Lincoln as a “safe haven” for women seeking abortions. Gov. Bruce Rauner supports abortion, but he previously said he would veto the radical pro-abortion bill. Rauner said taxpayer funding for abortion is too […]
On Wednesday, NPR’s Illinois affiliate WGLT promoted a claim without pushback by a McLean County, IL superintendent named Mark Daniel that, if the state passed a school vouchers program, the Land of Lincoln would plunge back half a century...Show More Summary
The introduction of tanks to the military changed the nature of land warfare, initially by ending the stalemate of trench warfare during the First World War. The first tank was designed in 1915 in Lincoln, England, and was originally...Show More Summary
More than 60 artists, including the Pulitzer winner Annie Baker and the actress Greta Gerwig, asked that the play “To the End of the Land” be canceled.
REASON RETURNS TO THE LAND OF LINCOLN: Illinois Legislature Passes Asset Forfeiture Reform. The vote came on the heels of an investigative report from Reason earlier this month showing lower-income neighborhoods of Chicago were hit hardest by asset forfeiture. Reason’s report, analyzing more than 23,000 property seizures over the last five years, was cited by […]
The 42nd governor of Illinois, Bruce Rauner, is my guest on Uncommon Knowledge to discuss Illinois’s budget crisis. With the end-of-the-fiscal-year deadline (June 30) looming ever closer, Governor Rauner and Illinois House majority Democrats...Show More Summary
Adam Schenk won the Web.com Tour's Lincoln Land Charity Championship with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff with Eric Axley, William Kropp and Kyle Thompson
After winning three Oscars for his performances in My Left Foot in 1989, There Will Be Blood in 2007 and Lincoln in 2012, not to mention landing nominations for Gangs Of New York in 2002 and In the Name Of The Father in 1993, acclaimed...Show More Summary
BLUE STATES IN CRISIS: The Illinois Meltdown: Years of cascading fiscal crisis and insoluble political gridlock have driven the Land of Lincoln to the edge of the abyss.... The collapse of governance in America’s fifth-largest state is on a different scale from the problems (and there are many) in other indebted state […]
LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska Game and Parks Commission officials have confirmed that a male mountain lion killed a calf near Hay Springs in Sheridan County. The owner of the land where the calf was killed contacted Game and Parks officials on May 30 after finding the carcass. Show More Summary
No longer a reskinned Expedition, the new Navi is a properly luxurious land barge with loads of tech.
Illinois football has its traditional rivalry games. The Land of Lincoln Trophy against neighbors to the north Northwestern. The Purdue Cannon against Purdue and their new head coach Jeff Brohm. This upcoming season the battle for the infamous “Illibuck” Trophy returns to the college gridiron. Show More Summary
Where do Michael Scofield, Lincoln Burrows and the rest of the Fox River Eight land in our rankings? read more