University of Illinois
Coach Weber got killed for hiring me ... But actually, it was the best thing that ever happened to me. Because I was nervous, and it boosted a little fire in me. I had such love and passion for the University of Illinois, and I wanted to do the best job that I could.
Right now it’s University of Illinois, Tulsa, Toledo, Louisville, Illinois State, Western Illinois for football ... For basketball, Belmont, Bucknell. I have an offer from Maryville. That’s about it right now.
The appeal was Champaign more than it was Illinois. Champaign is home to the University of Illinois and it’s a college townMore quotes »
NY among worst states for political corruption
ranked No. 3 among states in political corruption convictions per capita from 1976 to 2010, according to a recent University of Illinois study. Louisiana topped everyone with two convictions per 10,000 residents, followed by Illinois at 1.42 and New York at Read more »
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EXPLAINED: Why Did the Sun Have a Ring Around it Today?
form when light from the sun or moon is refracted by ice crystals associated with thin, high-level clouds, according to the University of Illinois. To learn more about it, click HERE. It was a double ring from my vantage point in Alameda. Sofa King: It was 7:35 PM from Claycord Read more »
Roots to rooftop: Springfield area gardens tour set for July 28
community gardens will be the featured stops on an upcoming urban agriculture and garden tour throughout the Springfield area. University of Illinois Extension will host the Urban Roots to Roof Tour: Community Gardens, Urban Agriculture and a Roof-top Garden 7:29 PM from Journal Gazette & Times-Courier Read more »
UI institute compares pension proposals
University of Illinois institute report says neither of two legislative proposals that seek to address pension underfunding will balance the state's budget. And the plan that has the greater likely impact also is likelier to face court challenges, says the 6:15 PM from The News-Gazette Read more »
Illinois Senate debates university pensions
education experts has been debated in an Illinois senate committee. The six-step plan was developed by officials from the University of Illinois and Northern Illinois University. Senate President John Cullerton supports it. Legislation sponsors say it achieves 5:29 PM from Belleville News-Democrat Read more »
Bill Ayers: Try Obama, Bush for War Crimes
Ayers: Try Obama, Bush for War Crimes Posted on Jun 18, 2013 Screenshot via Real Clear Politics Bill Ayers. Bill Ayers, a University of Illinois professor and former Weather Underground member whose ties to Barack Obama were the subject of controversy and 4:31 PM from Truth Dig Read more »