Illinois' O'Hare Airport is one of five in the nation where travelers from West Africa must undergo extra screening for Ebola. But now the state has additional guidelines to prevent the virus' potential spread. What to do is the latest disagreement in an already adversarial race for governor.
Even as New Jersey releases a nurse forced into quarantine upon her return from Sierra Leone, Gov. Pat Quinn is standing by a similar policy for Illinois.
Illinois' 16th Congressional District resembles the 14th in a couple of ways, according to Matt Streb. The political scientist notes Democratic map-makers packed IL-16 with Republican voters in order to increase the number of Democrats in neighboring districts.
Mercy Health System and Rockford Health System announced they are merging to create a multi-regional health system comprising five hospitals, more than 550 physicians, and 80 outpatient clinics in in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin.
According to a news release, The Boards of Directors of the two organizations approved the creation of the new, as yet unnamed health system.
There's one issue nobody wants to talk about when it comes to state medical marijuana laws, and that's the part where people still have to break the law.
Getting the first seeds for medical operations often involves either shopping in the underground market or crossing state lines, which is a violation of state and federal laws. The situation is known as the "immaculate conception'' or the "first seed'' problem.
Polls are coming in at a rapid pace, from polling companies like Rasmussen Reports, newspapers like the Chicago Tribune, and interest groups like the state Chamber of Commerce. They vary in the number of likely voters contacted, the wording of the questions these people were asked, and, of course, their responses.
But they all agree: the race for Illinois governor is going to be close. Really close.
“The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade,” or, as it’s usually known, ‘Marat/Sade,’ is directed by NIU professor Stanton Davis. Davis says he wanted emphasize the timeless nature of the play’s message.