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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Most NFL fans know about Jim Thorpe, one of history's greatest players, but they probably don't realize the Hall of Famer spent time playing in Rock Island or that the Quad Cities was once home to the NFL's Rock Island Independents.
Illinois appears to be heading south in more ways than one, a financial expert said on a Chicago-based radio show recently.
President-elect Donald Trump won all but 11 of Illinois' 102 counties in the Nov. 8 election despite losing the popular vote in the state.
The Chicago Tribune Editorial Board made headlines last week when it endorsed Gary Johnson for U.S. president.
Operating without a state budget for nearly a year just created another headache for Illinois as the state’s credit rating went from bad to worse.