Calling the threats “frightening,” the FBI said Tuesday they were not a harmless prank even though no one was harmed.
“Corn planting remains stalled at 1 percent complete. That compares to 56 percent one year ago, when we had that wonderful early spring,” the USDA says.
A scary incident on the campus of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale Wednesday.
WSIL-TV reports Cheng spoke out about the epithets found last week. In a university-wide email, she says she won’t accept racial intolerance.
Authorities say 31-year-old Nathan Morrow of Carbondale was injured Oct. 23, although details of the fall haven’t been made public.
Illinois State Police had said Jackson Pruett was taken unresponsive to a Metropolis hospital in April 2010. The toddler died two days later at a St. Louis hospital.
Simon cites a Pew Research Center report that found students amassed an average of $26,000 in student loans in 2010.
With the prison population at an all-time high, the state needs the space at Tamms and Dwight, says state Treasurer Dan Rutherford.
An earthquake shook sections of the Metro-East around 7:30 this morning.
The Illinois delegation bubbled with excitement four years ago. Now, says Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon, the thrill is gone.