Illinois (i/ˌɪlᵻˈnɔɪ/ IL-i-NOY) is a state in the... -

Illinois (i/ˌɪlᵻˈnɔɪ/ IL-i-NOY) is a state in the...

wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
Illinois (i/ˌɪlᵻˈnɔɪ/ IL-i-NOY) is a state in the midwestern region of the United States, achieving statehood in 1818. It is the 6th most populous state and 25th largest state in terms of land area, and is often noted as a microcosm of the entire country. The word "Illinois" comes from a French rendering of a native Algonquin word. With Chicago in the northeast, small industrial cities and great agricultural productivity in central and northern Illinois, and natural resources like coal,

Bicentennial: Illinois' long romance with trains endures

Bloomington Pantagraph - 23 Sep 2018
Editor's note: The weekly Illinois Bicentennial series is sponsored by the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors and Illinois Press Association. More than 20 newspapers are creating stories about the state's history, places and key moments in advance ...

3 takeaways from Illinois' 63-24 loss to Penn State on Friday

Chicago Tribune - 22 Sep 2018
For now, the standard at Illinois is low enough that even in a 39-point loss, it's acceptable to see positive signs. The Illini lost 63-24 to No. 10 Penn State — in no uncertain words, that's a blowout. But Illinois (2-2, 0-1 Big Ten) was up 24-21 in ...

Ironworker killed at southern Illinois construction site

Herald-Whig - 23 Sep 2018
CENTRALIA, Ill. (AP) — An ironworker was killed while working on a construction site at Centralia Junior High School in southern Illinois. Marion County Coroner Troy Cannon said Friday that 32-year-old Matthew Smith of Tilden appeared to have been ...

Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette - 22 Sep 2018
The Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame honored 21 new members during an induction ceremony at State Farm Center on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. 12Next >. Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame. Photo 1 of 8. Play. PreviousNext. Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame.

Letter: How Anderson cares for Illinois veterans

Quad-Cities Online - 23 Sep 2018
During his tenure in the Illinois Senate, Sen. Neil Anderson has sponsored or co-sponsored many bills aimed at improving the lives of all Illinois residents. Included in these are 15 bills that are aimed directly at assisting Illinois veterans and ...

Southern Illinois' Du Quoin State Fair Sees Attendance Drop

U.S. News & World Report - 22 Sep 2018
Southern Illinois' Du Quoin State Fair Sees Attendance Drop. Officials say attendance at the 2018 Du Quoin State Fair in southern Illinois dropped by 8 percent from last year. Sept. 22, 2018, at 3:18 p.m.. Southern Illinois' Du Quoin State Fair Sees ...

Live replay: CSU football takes on Illinois State football team

The Coloradoan - 22 Sep 2018
This is your gameday home for Saturday's football game between Illinois State and Colorado State University. CSU is 1-3 and Saturday is the final play of nonconference play for the Rams. Illinois State is 2-0 and ranked No. 15 in the FCS poll. More: 3 ...

Three takeaways from Florida State's win over Northern Illinois - 22 Sep 2018
The Seminoles (2-2, 0-2 in ACC) jumped out to a 14-0 lead and led 20-7 at the half on the way to a 37-19 win over the Northern Illinois Huskies (1-3, 1-0 in MAC) Saturday in front of an announced crowd of 65,633 at Doak Campbell Stadium. The way the ...

Penn State vs Illinois highlights, game recap

ABC27 - 23 Sep 2018
CHAMPAIGN-- Penn State wins it against Illinois 63-24. We have the highlights and our Peter Terpstra has the game recap. Continue Reading. Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, ...

Garnet and Golden Moments: Northern Illinois - 23 Sep 2018
Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Garnet and Golden Moments: Northern Illinois. play. CLOSE. Wayne McGahee III and Curt Weiler break down FSU's win over Northern Illinois. Wayne McGahee III, Tallahassee Democrat.

Photos: Florida State football vs. Northern Illinois - 23 Sep 2018
Florida State Seminoles running back Jacques Patrick (9) celebrates after scoring a touchdown during a game between the Florida State University Seminoles and the Northern Illinois University Huskies at Doak S. Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Fla.

Illinois governor hopefuls clash on taxes, 'lies' at debate

The State Journal-Register - 21 Sep 2018
CHICAGO — Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday accused rival J.B. Pritzker of plotting a massive income tax hike on the people of Illinois, a claim the Democrat dismissed as another lie from a governor who's "been lying for three-and-a-half years.".

Gameday Central: Northern Illinois at Florida State

Tomahawk Nation - 22 Sep 2018
Watch: ESPNU/WatchESPN. Listen: 'Nole Radio Network, Huskies Radio Network. Weather: The forecast calls for soul crushing, brain melting, water boiling, heat. If you don't drink fluids besides alcohol, you will get sick. The heat index will be around ...

First tickborne Heartland Virus case reported in Illinois

Herald & Review - 22 Sep 2018
PEORIA — The first case of Heartland Virus, a tickborne illness, has been reported in Illiniois, according to a press release from the Illinois Department of Public Health. A Kankakee resident recently tested positive for Heartland Virus. Reported ...

Police Say Northern Illinois School Threat Report Was Hoax

U.S. News & World Report - 22 Sep 2018
Police Say Northern Illinois School Threat Report Was Hoax. Police say a woman called in a false threat of a gunman that prompted dozens of officers to search for the suspect and place several schools on lockdowns. Sept. 22, 2018, at 1:08 p.m.. Police ...

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