DOA: A Senate effort to impose restrictive concealed-carry limits on Illinois gun owners failed to surface for a vote Friday as expected even after the legislation was changed to ease opposition from the National Rifle Association."One...Show More Summary
SPRINGFIELD --- The Senate today approved legislation that would allow doctors to prescribe medical marijuana to patients with serious illnesses, sending the measure to Gov. Pat Quinn.
Anderson Layman's Blog is a collection of treats. Today, tucked in with items on the meaning of life, you will find Dusty Springfield. You will smile.
These idiots in Springfield are going to have to be held by the hand and guided through everything, step by step, by a federal judge at some point: Favored by gun-control advocates, a push establishing tight limits on where IllinoisShow More Summary
A bill that would set up the rules to allow concealed weapons to be carried in Illinois has started moving through the state senate.
The creative team behind Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken have crafted a great stop-motion animated version of the iconic couch gag for The Simpsons. It features Homer as a huge donut running over other Springfield characters while also pulling off some insane stunts as he drives his family home. FOX aired the episode on Sunday, May [...]
SPRINGFIELD — A bill that would set up the rules to allow concealed weapons to be carried in Illinois has emerged in the Illinois Senate and will get its first hearing today.
Something smells funky in the town of Springfield and no one has the guts to say it. We notice it every week and then conveniently forget it. It's the elephant in the room, the balrog in Moria, the gagh in the Rokeg blood pie, the organic webbing in Tobey Maguire's Spider-Man. Show More Summary
For the third straight year, Aaron Lewis and his wife Vanessa are once again hosting their annual It Takes a Community Foundation benefit concert, Aaron Lewis & Friends, in Springfield, MA on Friday, June 14. The benefit will include some top stars of Country Music. Read on here to learn more!
Here’s the couch gag for this week’s episode of The Simpsons. It was produced by the team from Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken, and it features a stop-motion version of Homer racing all over Springfield, turning into a doughnut, and murdering a bunch of people. Show More Summary
Five Below Expands to Central Illinois with New Store in Springfield PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIVE), the leading retailer of extreme-value merchandise for teens and pre-teens, continues its 2013 expansion with the opening of its first store in Springfield, Ill. Show More Summary
Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. I'll admit that when I agreed to do an interview with musician/actor Rick Springfield, I hadn't seen the film that we'd be talking about, AFFAIR OF THE HEART. I knew it was a documentary, and I'd...Show More Summary
How do you punish Springfield's ultimate grade-school delinquent? A 10-year-old troublemaker who has been disciplined hundreds of times over the last 24 years? In Sunday's episode of "The Simpsons" on Fox, Bart is sentenced to the harshest form of pre-pubescent spirit crushing: classical-music lessons.
Diana Krall is more than just a jazz songstress. She established herself as a solid interpreter of standards with her rendition of the Dusty Springfield's classic, "The Look of Love," making her mark with notable acoustic arrangements...Show More Summary
Justin Bieber will be in South Africa this weekend. But he'll also be in Springfield (in animated form) as he'll appear on "The Simpsons" this...
Justin Bieber’s month of immortalization continues apace. Hot on the heels of news of the teen star’s impending Springfield debut, comes an announcement from Madame Tussauds Vienna that they are close to finishing a waxwork of the singer. It will be unveiled and accompanied by a flash mob on June 21. To take part in [...]Show More Summary
SPRINGFIELD — The chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, citing “gun-related tragedies” and the state’s debate over concealed carry, emphasized in a memo to judges throughout Illinois this week that the state must be notified when they determine a person has serious mental health concerns.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois (Reuters) - The Illinois Senate on Thursday passed a labor union-backed bill to reduce the state's nearly $100 billion unfunded public pension liability.
SPRINGFIELD — Senate President John Cullerton today sent his version of pension reform to the House, setting up a high-profile clash with the rival plan Speaker Michael Madigan already pushed through the House.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois (Reuters) - An Illinois Senate committee on Wednesday passed a union-backed plan to reduce the state's nearly $100 billion unfunded pension liability by an estimated $15.7 billion.