Sunday’s storms spawned tornadoes that pummeled the state, killing at least six people and destroying hundreds of homes and businesses.
Bishop Paprocki and the Catholic Church have been staunch opponents of redefining marriage.
Northstar manages the lottery. Michael Jones is accused of steering Northstar business to his old company, but says those stories are planted and trumped up.
“A lot of people in the LGBT community, we’re Christians,” says organizer Scott Cross. “We’re people of faith. We’re your neighbors, your friends, sons, daughters, and families.”
The Illinois General Assembly returns to Springfield this week and supporters of gay marriage hope the House will take up the bill.
The sponsor earlier pulled the bill over concerns voiced by the National Rifle Association and pro-gun lawmakers.
Drury University is eliminating 35 jobs as enrollment dips at the private Springfield school.
The Illinois Senate approved the measure last February, but the measure has stalled in the House. About a dozen votes are still needed.
A bill sponsored by State Rep. Mike Zalewski (D-Riverside) would impose stricter sentences for aggravated use of a weapon and gun crimes committed by felons.
Dr. Kathleen Campbell imagines a time when someone is exposed to hearing loss and can then go to the pharmacy to purchase a drug that would cure or eliminate it.