Thursday Apr 17
Saginaw educator Marie Wright Tolliver receives Black Heritage Award
Saginaw's Marie Wright Tolliver was presented with the Black Heritage Award March 23 in Illinois.
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Thursday Apr 17
Is torture the American way?
Typically, China, Iran, North Korea and Cuba are countries named when America's political leaders discuss nations they believe are guilty of human rights violations.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Davis has 2-to-1 funding lead on Callis
Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, has a 2-to-1 lead on his Democratic opponent in terms of fundraising so far in this election cycle.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Activist pleads guilty to illegally lobbying on behalf of Zimbabwe
A well-known South Side activist and restaurateur pleaded guilty Friday to violating federal law by lobbying on behalf of the violent and oppressive regime of Zimbabwe's longtime president in spite of U.S. economic sanctions.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Sickle Cell Disease In Three Acts
The first act in the story of sickle cell disease, one of the oldest known genetic diseases, is not a happy one.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Obama pal's ex-aide to plead guilty in grant scheme
Quinshaunta Golden, 45, of Homewood, is scheduled to change her plea to guilty Thursday and has agreed to cooperate with authorities.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Rep. Davis tops $600K for quarter
Rep. Rodney Davis pulled in more than $600,000 in the last fundraising quarter and has $940,000 left in the bank after an expensive primary, according to his campaign.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Gray Signs D.C.'s Marijuana Decriminalization Bill, Norton Vows to Defend it
Mayor Vincent Gray quietly signed Washington, D.C.'s marijuana decriminalization measure on Monday, sending one of the nation's most potent pot bills to Congress for review.
AICPA Backs Education Tax Credits Simplification
The American Institute of CPAs has written to lawmakers on the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee supporting their efforts to simplify the array of education tax credits available to students while suggesting several reforms of its own.
Roskam, Davis work to encourage antibiotic research and development
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Thu Mar 27, 2014
Schneider, Illinois House members ask BP for meeting after Lake Michigan oil spill
Rep. Brad Schneider and several Illinois House members have asked to meet with BP after an oil spill in Lake Michigan.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Tom Kacich: Dem rivals in 13th tilt finish on sour note
The somewhat testy relationship between Democrats Ann Callis and George Gollin, who were opponents in last week's 13th Congressional District primary election, continued well after the election campaign and even into election night, according to Gollin and his chief campaign strategist, Walter Ludwig, of Indigo Strategies of Washington, D.C. "It ... (more)