Eastern Illinois University
Illinois now has the lowest credit rating of any state in the country, largely because of its unpaid bills and $100 billion in unfunded retirement plans for state employees.
Son of former St. Louis U. coach Charlie Spoonhour was recently coaching at Moberly Junior College.
State university officials have begun their annual trek to Springfield, testifying about what their financial needs.
The vandalism to the chemistry labs and classrooms happened during Thanksgiving break.
Vandals damaged thousands of dollars of laboratory equipment and ruined faculty research projects.
Schools across central Illinois, from Champaign and Decatur to Peoria and all points in between, closed Tuesday in anticipation of a major winter storm.