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ISU Makes A Point With 10% State Funding Hike Request

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:58:49 CDT

By: Charlie Schlenker
ISU is asking the state for nearly $81 million in operating money and $279 million in capital appropriations for the next fiscal year. The University in Normal won't get anywhere near that amount.

ISU To Replace Leaky Roof, Drafty Windows, And Dated Kitchen

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:53:49 CDT

By: Charlie Schlenker
ISU Trustees are being asked to approve a couple of million dollar renovation projects on campus. When the board meets Friday, members will take up a proposal to replace the windows and some doors in Williams Hall, the original Milner Library.

ISU Facilities To Be Named For Distinguished Donors And Alumni

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:48:29 CDT

By: Charlie Schlenker
Illinois State University is naming several rooms after alumni and donors. The College of Business is recognizing Lois Hobart by naming its academic advisement center after the graduate and long time business teacher.

Bike Friendly Campus Named In Bloomington

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:46:29 CDT

By: Charlie Schlenker
The League of American Bicyclists calls Illinois Wesleyan University a Bicycle Friendly Campus.

ZBA Hearing Continues Over Downs Area Oil Drilling

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:45:39 CDT

By: Charlie Schlenker
McLean County Zoning Board Testimony continues for a third session this evening about proposed exploratory oil drilling near Downs.

Elkhart Coal Mine Decision Delayed

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:39:36 CDT

By: AP
The future of an Elkhart mine, along with more than 300 jobs, will remain unclear for at least another month. The Logan County Board has voted to delay the decision on a zoning request for the Viper Mine until November.

Davis, Callis Talk NAFTA, Ebola During Springfield Debate

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:01:36 CDT

The two candidates for Congress in Illinois' 13th District, Democrat challenger Ann Callis (left) and Republican incumbent Rodney Davis (right) take part in a debate sponsored by WUIS/AARP in Springfield.

False Alarm On Ebola In Chicago

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:22:04 CDT

By: AP
Chicago's new infectious disease network has mobilized for the first time, transferring two O'Hare International Airport travelers from Liberia to hospitals for monitoring.

Judge Names Monitor In Quinn Hiring Case

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:21:23 CDT

By: AP
A federal judge has ordered a court-appointed monitor to investigate hiring at Gov. Pat Quinn's Department of Transportation. Magistrate Judge Sidney Schenkier tells attorneys the monitor would help compliance of a decades-old political hiring ban.

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