A newly released report by the Illinois Inspector General’s office sheds some light on an ethics investigation at Northern Illinois University. The report focuses on the actions of Tom Folowell, director of operations for NIU’s Convocation Center. The report says that, in 2012, Folowell knowingly sent an employee to clean his supervisor’s house during her regular work hours. The supervisor, Convocation Center director John Gordon, resigned after an internal investigation. Gordon’s wife, also...

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Students across Illinois are making their way back to school in the coming weeks. Yesterday, Northern Illinois Universitys incoming law students got a special welcome.